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open to propose new rules for online political campaigns after last election marred by an avalanche of fake news 73
By tip pc
open Let arbitrator decide on auto-enrolling membership lawsuit 33
open European Commission: Full-scale probe launched into data-slurping potential of Google's $2.1bn Fitbit buy 10
open You think the UK coronavirus outbreak was bad? Just wait till winter: Study shows test-and-trace system is failing 177
open Trump bans Feds from contracting H-1B workers and makes telehealth the new normal 26
open Australia to force Google and Facebook to pay for news and reveal algorithm changes before they whack web traffic 28
open Australia sues Google over data collection practices that merged DoubleClick data to create single user profiles 15
open Ex-boss of ICANN shifts from 'advisor' to co-CEO of private equity biz that tried to buy .org for $1bn+ 49
open IBM CEO and Indian prime minister talk about yoga … and unspecified further investment 3
open India drops the bar on e-commerce seller's listings: You want to sell it? Tell us where it came from from then 17
open Lock down your data – or get the cheque book out: ICO privacy violation fines are rising, say lawyers 7
open Japan plans massive national tech modernisation program 10
open Apple and Google, take note: Newly enacted EU law aims to protect developers from arbitrary decisions of tech giants 16
open USA ends Hong Kong's special treatment, crimping flow of tech to territory 21
open Pakistan pitches ‘most relaxed tax structure’ in the world to tech investors 8
open Google creates $10bn 'digitisation fund' for India 3
By Raj
open South Korea joins the ‘we’re going to be self-sufficient in more tech and then export bucketloads’ club 14
open Philippines government tech agency seeks 750 percent budget boost for COVIDigital transformation 4
open Indonesia slaps 10 percent tax on three Googles 5
open When Facebook says you're not a good 'culture fit', it means you're not White or Asian enough – complaint 45
open Baroness Dido Harding lifts the lid on the NHS's manual contact tracing performance: 'We contact them up to 10 times over a 36-hour period' 54
By jtaylor
open Brit MPs vote down bid to delay IR35 reforms, press ahead with new tax rules for private-sector contractors 67
open Happy privacy action day in California: If you don't have 'Do not sell my information' in your website footer, you need to read this story right now 22
open The internet becomes trademarkable, sort of, with near-unanimous Supreme Court ruling on 34
open We're no longer helping UK Post Office persecute postal workers with our shonky system, says Fujitsu 46
By JJKing
open Ex-barrister reckons he has a privacy-preserving solution to Britain's smut ban plans 93
open ASEAN trade bloc scoops Googlebucks to digitise businesses out of COVID-19 crunch 2
open Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses... but not your H-1B geeks, L-1 staffers nor J-1 students 75
open IR35 tax reforms for UK freelancers glide through committee stage: D-Day set for 6 April 2021 34
open A memo from the distant future... June 2022: The boss decides working from home isn't the new normal after all 121
open Winter is coming, and with it the UK's COVID-19 contact-tracing app – though health minister says it's not a priority 58
open Not so nice, we investigated them twice: EU opens double whammy of inquiries into Apple's biz practices 50
open Facebook caves to Australia's call for explanations of News Feed algo changes 15
open announces review – not proper inquiry – into Fujitsu and Post Office's Horizon IT scandal 74
open UK spending watchdog blasts £792m STEM school scheme over low student numbers, deficits, education quality 11
open Germany to fund development of edge CPUs as part of 'tech you can trust' plan to home-brew more kit 18
open Malaysia using digital MaGIC to join the spend-on-tech-to-defeat-viral-slump club 2
open Singapore government boosts tech spend by 30% to pump post-pandemic economy 1
open TsoHost swings axe at 'legacy' DIY website builder MrSite, giving customers a month to find alternative arrangements 8
open Amazon warehouse workers sue over safety concerns as several contract COVID-19 15
open Brit MP demands answers from Fujitsu about Horizon IT system after Post Office staff jailed over accounting errors 138
open Global bean-counting behemoth PWC tells vendors: Now would be a great time to audit your customers 17
open Barmy ban on businesses, Brits based in Blighty bearing or buying .eu domains is back: Cut-off date is Jan 1, 2021 212
open Spending watchdog doubts UK is capable of managing Brexit and coronavirus info campaigns at the same time 89
open Tech set responds in wake of American protests, police violence and civil unrest 26
open India reveals plans to make electronics manufacturing its top industry 8
open Mozilla cautions India's national open digital plan is 'open-washing' 2
open Privacy activists prep legal challenge against UK plan to keep coronavirus contact-tracing data for two decades 33
open Not the Wright stuff: Bitcoin 'inventor' loses bid to sue YouTuber who called him a liar 45
open Singapore to accelerate digitalisation of COVID-kicked economy 2



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