As the UK government prepares to push through new online snooping powers, Facebook finds itself accused of providing safe haven for terrorists. What chance considered debate?
European politicians are planning a pointless vote to rattle some more sabres in the direction of Google in an exercise of posturing futility.
The NHS is the political jewel in the crown of UK governments, but a digital and data overhaul is badly needed. Here's what's been prescribed.
Speaker of the Commons John Bercow now faces fresh allegations of a cover up, as loopholes in data retention policy mean that the destruction of the data is legal.
A quarter of a century after creating the World Wide Web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee has strong views on the nature of data sharing and the controversial right to be forgotten.
Europe's incoming digital chief Oettinger revealed a lamentable misconception of cloud privacy issues this week. Could the entire EU cloud strategy unravel?
In order for a censorious edict like the right to be forgotten to have any real clout, it needs a global reach and most specifically a US one. Maybe it's in luck?
Microsoft is defiant by refusing to turn over customer emails stored in Ireland despite suffering a legal setback as US judge overturns her own ruling.
The new European Justice Commissioner Martine Reicherts has dismissed critics of the Right To Be Forgotten ruling as seeking to poison public opinion.
A boost for European critics of the Safe Harbor arrangements with the US government from the Washington-based Center for Digital Democracy (CDD), which is accusing 30 American companies of failing to protect data privacy in Europe.
Microsoft is robust in its pursuit of overhauling privacy legislation for the Big Data age, while the likes of Google, Facebook and Amazon strike a more conservative note.
A massive 99% of cloud services providers would not meet Europe's new data protection requirements - the shape of things to come?
Austrian law student Max Schrems has seen a swell of support for a fresh legal campaign to take class action against the world's largest social network over privacy complaints