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Twitter slammed over 'completely inadequate' Brexit inquiry response



News December 14, 2017


Damian Collins MP criticised the social media company for responding to the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee's questions with just a copy of the letter it sent to the Electoral Commission.Alongside the Electoral ...

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Government proposes BBFC as new age-checking pornography watchdog



News December 14, 2017


New laws passed as part of the Digital Economy Act will require websites hosting pornographic material to verify the ages of visitors from the UK or face being blocked by internet service providers (ISPs).In a proposal announced b...

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Net neutrality: What a US vote means for the UK



News December 14, 2017


:: What exactly is net neutrality?Net neutrality is a term coined in 2003 to describe the principle that internet service providers (ISPs) should treat all of the data they are providing to customers equally, and not to use their ...

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UKIP appeals to tribunal over Brexit data investigation



News December 13, 2017


The Information Commissioner's Office issued the notice to UKIP as part of "a formal investigation into the use of data analytics for political purposes" with a particular focus on the EU referendum.Its investigation includes comp...

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Kremlin spent 72p on EU referendum adverts, Facebook claims



News December 13, 2017


These accounts, which Facebook claimed are associated with a Moscow-based organisation called the Internet Research Agency (IRA), spent $0.97 (72p) on advertisements.In a letter to the Electorial Commission, Facebook said the adve...

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