Berners-Lee has a solid reputation for not only creating the World Wide Web, but also working hard to protect its founding principles. His latest efforts calls on governments, companies and citizens to sign up to a Contract #FortheWeb.
Digital Minister Margot James doesn't seem to have been consulted about the Chancellor's new digital tax. Might have been an idea, perhaps?
Digital Single Market Commission Ansip takes a soft soap approach to EU/US transatlantic digital issues.
Business Secretary Greg Clark today revealed the 15 winning bidders for the £10 million Regulators’ Pioneer Fund. It is hoped the fund will help support opportunities identified in the government’s Industrial Strategy.
Chancellor Philip Hammond used his speech as an opportunity to answer the public’s concerns about the rapid rate of change in the digital economy. Part of this includes plans for a digital tax. Other plans include more funding to boost skills.
The Treasury Select Committee took evidence on crypt-assets, including Bitcoin and Blockchain, and have identified that there are serious risks and limitations.
There's a drone revolution waiting to happen, but there are policy and regulatory issues to be addressed.
The European Parliament voted through plans to update copyright rules, but may have damaged its own digital economy ambitions in the process.
Privacy Shield was created in a rush following the collapse of the long running Safe Harbor agreement. Having had years to establish a Safe Harbor II, but with no progress, the EU is running out of patience.
International Trade Secretary Dr Liam Fox today set out the government’s new export strategy, aimed at boosting British business post-Brexit. Digital appears to be a central component.
The Home Office has a huge stake in the Brexit negotiations, given that it is responsible for immigration and borders. It is looking for a technology chief to deliver on managing the systems through the change.
Bill Mew, Cloud Strategist at UKCloud, explains why Brexit is an opportunity for transformation that we must do our BEST to grasp