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Government admits facial recognition strategy delays



News December 13, 2017


Norman Lamb MP, chair of the science and technology committee, said that the now five-year delay was "intolerable" as police continued to operate the controversial technology while watchdogs warn that it could potentially be illeg...

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Bitcoin riding a 'speculative mania' - Australia central bank governor



News December 13, 2017


Philip Lowe, governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, criticised the cryptocurrency at the Australian Payment Summit.While saying that the central bank was interested in issuing a form of digital money potentially using the same...

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Sky Views: Are the Luddites making a comeback?



News December 13, 2017


(c) Sky News 2017: Sky Views: Are the Luddites making a comeback?...

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Hackers could turn off school and military base heating systems



News December 12, 2017


Vulnerable controllers have been improperly installed on military bases and in schools, with government buildings and business premises also affected.An MoD spokesperson told Sky News: "We take the safety and security of our sites...

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Theresa May urged to prosecute web giants over abusive content



News December 12, 2017


Social media companies are not currently regulated as publishers but are instead considered as platforms as they have limited control over the content they host.This means that racist, extremist and child abuse content on Facebook...

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