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open Small town rejects Comcast, ISP org takes issue with El Reg 1
By JohnFen
open Thanks to UK peers, coming to a laptop near you in 2019: Age checks for online smut 31
By Jamesit
open For fax sake: NHS to be banned from buying archaic copy-flingers 116
By Teawain
open FCC slammed for 'arbitrary and reckless' plan to change how text messages are regulated 29
By rskurat
open The British Home Office was warned about its crappy data management – then Windrush happened 26
open Former headteacher fined £700 after dumping old pupil data on server at new school 50
By Terry 6
open Oz opposition folds, agrees to give Australians coal in their stockings this Christmas 107
By synique
open UK taxman told to chill out 'cos loan charge is whacking tax dodgers and whoopsies alike 46
By Roland6
open YouTube fight gets dirty: Kids urged to pester parents over Article 13 120
open EU tech tax talks teeter on brink – reports 11
open Prez Trump to host chinwag with Google, Microsoft, Oracle and Qualcomm – report 15
open HPE chief exec Neri: US-China trade spat? Meh, that ain't no thang for us 3
open High Court agrees to hear full legal challenge of Blighty's Snooper's Charter 17
open Er, we have 670 staff to feed now: UK's ICO fines 100 firms that failed to pay data protection fee 30
open Another Hancock-up? UK health secretary appears in piece about controversial GP app 29
open WIPO 'temporarily suspends' whistleblower CIO amid allegations of misconduct 6
open International politicos gather round to grill Dick, head of Facebook policy, on data slurping 16
open IBM's Ginni Rometty snipes, er, someone for being irresponsible with data, haven't a clue who 25
open Domain name 'admin' role eyed up as latest victim of Whois system's GDPRmeggdon 46
open Apple heading for Supreme Court showdown over iOS App Store 'monopoly' gripe 49
open Facebook spooked after MPs seize documents for privacy breach probe 175
open HMRC: 30 months to prep Northern Ireland backstop systems, 24 for customs 58
open Tech sector unites in attempt to avoid Oz's anti-crypto push, again 26
open Comparison sites cry foul over Google Shopping service 17
open Analogue radio is the tech that just won't die 107
By Pat Att
open Net neutrality is heading to the courts (again): So will the current rules stand or be overturned (again)? 18
By DougS
open 1,700 lucky Brit kids to visit Apple Stores for 'Year of Engineering' 88
open Facebook to appeal against ICO fine – says it's a matter of principle not to pay 18 mins' profit 33
By holmegm
open Merry Christmas, you filthy directors: ICO granted powers to fine bosses for spam calls 46
open Joe Public wants NHS to spend its cash on cancer, mental health, not digital services 43
By HmmmYes
open Capita, Serco, Sopra Steria to write cheat-sheets for in case they collapse 21
open Health secretary Matt Hancock assembles brains trust: OK, guys. Let's cure NHS IT 32
By nemo183
open Brexit: UK will be disconnected from EU databases after 2020 178
By Roland6
open Six critical systems, four months to Brexit – and no completed testing 78
open Data-nicking UK car repairman jailed six months instead of copping a fine 41
open Cheeky cheesemaker fails to copyright how things taste 47
By nijam
open French president Macron insists new regulations needed to protect us all from Facebook's claws 17
open Yikes. UK military looking into building 'fully autonomous' killer drone tech – report 65
open fishes for likes as it prepares to go solo on digital sales tax 52
open Skimming cash off UK police budget for tech projects probably not the best idea, say MPs 6
open Berners-Lee takes flak for 'hippie manifesto' that only Google and Facebook could love 17
open Google vows to take claims of sexual assault, harassment seriously, just like privacy 24
open As if connected toys weren't creepy enough, kids' data could be used against them in future 19
open Data flows post-Brexit: 'Leave it to government to make sure you've got a smooth run in.' Er, OK 44
open European Union divided over tax on digital tech giants as some member states refuse free money 90
By Slx
open Watchdog slams political data slurpers' 'disturbing disregard' for voters' privacy 8
open GCSE computer science should be exam only, says Ofqual 89
open to roll out voter ID trials in 2019 local elections 131
open US draft bill moots locking up execs who lie about privacy violations 47
By strum
open Dot-com web addresses prices to swell, thanks to sweetheart deal between Uncle Sam, Verisign 36


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