Exclusive The government is pressing ahead with plans to spend hundreds of millions of pounds on a massive central silo for all UK communications data, The Register has learned.…
(Via The Register – Public Sector.)
Terror ‘Mr Fixit’ sentenced to 12 years: “Court told Aabid Khan had store of extremist material and radicalised others”
Court orders woman to pay £16,000 for file-sharing: “A woman has been ordered to pay out £16,000 for engaging in the unlawful sharing of a computer game on the internet, according to the game publisher’s lawyers. The payout could lead to games owners taking more action against file-sharers in the UK.”
(Via OUT-LAW News.)
Stephen Tankel: The internet is a gateway to jihad: “Stephen Tankel: The conviction of Aabid Khan, Hammaad Munshi and Sultan Muhammad shows that jihadist activity has come a long way in Britain, thanks to the internet”
Pirate Bay Renamed Beijing Bay Over Olympics Tracking: “The Pirate Bay, the world’s most notorious and illicit torrent-tracking service allowing millions of users to download copyrighted movies, software, games and other works for free, has tentatively renamed itself The Beijing Bay. The name change was in protest to the International Olympic Committee seeking Sweden’s assistance in stopping the site from tracking footage of the ongoing Olympics in Beijing. The Pirate Bay has no intention of blocking Olympic footage.
(Via Wired News.)