August 2008






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It’s official: The Home Office is listening

It’s official: The Home Office is listening: “ And will officially ignore anything you say The last week has seen the appearance of two carefully-modulated Yes Minister-style statements, defending the government’s approach to data and…


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Chinese to censor Olympic press net access

Chinese to censor Olympic press net access: “ Sensitive sites blocked, despite previous assurances The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has admitted cutting a deal with the Chinese to allow the blocking of press access to…




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‘Hacktivism’ threatens world of nations

‘Hacktivism’ threatens world of nations: “ DDoS gets political Usenix Politically motivated computer attacks like the one last year that crippled network traffic in Estonia for weeks are likely to increase, and there’s not much…