Network analysis and why people are so afraid of the Draft Communications Bill

Reading Time: 8 minutes This is going to be a convoluted long post, so I just decided to pick a point and start. The Draft Communications Bill, what is it? The Draft Communications Bill is a piece of legislation that builds upon work done by the European Union and the previous Labour administration. It is designed (as the government… Continue reading Network analysis and why people are so afraid of the Draft Communications Bill

UK, reputation censorship and competition on the broadband market

Reading Time: < 1 minute Zack Whittaker over at ZDNet has written a piece over at CNET about the previous Labour administration’s rush towards control of the internet, the Digital Economy Act and the Cleanfeed censorship system (which is the UK equivalent to China’s Great Firewall) and administered by BT with all ISPs being forced to subscribe. The article is… Continue reading UK, reputation censorship and competition on the broadband market

Google Apps and security

Reading Time: < 1 minute Those of you interested in cloud computing would have noticed that Google Apps has earned ISO27001 certification for information security, which is a counterpoint to concerns about the secure nature of web services. Admittedly there are some who could point to flaws in the ISO27001 standard from an information security standpoint – but it is… Continue reading Google Apps and security