The upper house of the UK parliament has condemned the European Court of Justice's controversial right to be forgotten, setting the UK on collision course with the European Commission.
The European Commission's data commissars are on a mission to get answers from search engine firms about how they'll adhere to the bad law about the right to be forgotten.
Italy's just appointed Allesandra Poggiani to its most senior government IT role, just as European Commissioner Neelie Kroes urges the Italians to drive through Europe-wide digital change.
European Union plans to enforce the controversial Right to be Forgotten will not work, are technically unfeasible and reduce the collection of democracies to the status of a communist dictatorship. That'd be a no then from the UK.
Facebook Sheryl Sandberg sort of says she's sorry. But is that enough to draw a line under the ‘scandal’ of manipulating users or is there more trouble ahead?
It was of course utterly predictable to anyone with an ounce of common sense that endorsing the ‘right to be forgotten’ would see an immediate rush to rewrite history by assorted ne’er-do-wells of varying political and criminal dispositions.
The European Court of Justice's wooly ruling against Google places the rights of an individual above the wider societal obligations of not being able to erase inconvenient truths.
The White House is backing changes to the law, including the currently stalled-in-Congress Electronic Privacy Communications Act, which would offer protection for email and other data stored in the cloud.
Opening up business data is a key ingredient in ensuring that tax practitioners have the best information to meet client needs. Resisting that is stupid.
MPs in the UK have said in a new report that the public should have an 'inherent right' to government data
You’ve got to hand it to the UK government. If there was one way to make its plans to build a hugely controversial database of patients data even more controversial it would to be hand the contract to build it to outsourcing giant Atos.
We have always been at war with Eurasia. We never promised more open government. We have not said we'd match the previous government's spending commitments. We have not attempted to rewrite uncomfortable realities.