11 June, 2009 - 15:20
People have never been more aware of incursions into their privacy than they are today. From the growth of CCTV cameras on Britain’s streets, to the numerous accounts of mislaid personal data or hacks into central databases, the security of our personal information is a growing concern.
9 June, 2009 - 11:51
While Obama proclaims the 21st century, the government of Israel is returning to the 19th. One man spoke to the world, and the world listened.
28 May, 2009 - 11:32
About three million homes in the UK have broadband speeds of less than two megabits per second (2Mbps) according to research commissioned by the BBC. The government has promised to provide all homes in the UK with speeds of at least 2Mbps by 2012.
28 May, 2009 - 11:04
A coalition of celebrities, NGOs and trade unions have launched a new website http://www.64ForSuu.org calling for the release of Aung San Suu Kyi, and all of Burma’s political prisoners.
21 May, 2009 - 11:20
President Barack Obama has nominated a lawyer for the nation’s largest toxic polluters to run the enforcement of the nation’s environmental laws. On Tuesday, Obama “announced his intent to nominate” Ignacia S. Moreno to be Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources Division in the Department of Justice.
20 May, 2009 - 16:09
The European Union may ask China to pressure Myanmar’s military junta to free opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who faces five more years in detention after being held for 13 of the past 19 years, an EU commissioner said.
14 May, 2009 - 12:48
How do you go green without going to the lengths of installing solar panels on your roof? If you are using Linux, or thinking of using it, you are already one step ahead of most people. Here are 10 solid ways to start thinking green in your home/IT department.
30 March, 2009 - 10:55
Come to the City of London to help point them in the right direction. Wednesday 1 April 2009 is Financial Fools’ & Fossil Fools’ Day. People & Planet are calling a nationwide day of action to make the links between unaccountable financial power and its disasterous climate impacts.
11 March, 2009 - 18:05
Draft legislation allowing widespread sharing of personal data among government agencies, bypassing the Data Protection Act, has now been changed after a campaign by Privacy International and other groups.
27 February, 2009 - 19:06
The UK government has finally come to terms with the fact that spending over £600 million per year and being locked into proprietary software licences is a complete waste of the public’s money.