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New UK.gov DATA SLURPING diplomat to push US telcos to share more subscriber info

When a DRIP becomes a flood

The British government has appointed a senior diplomat who will act as a go-between on overseas data access jurisdiction issues, to push communication providers – particularly those based in the US – to share more information with UK spooks.…

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Reg readers respond: Yes, it's time for Comment of the Week

‘Utter bollocks … usually spewed out by the Guardian’

CoTW Another week, another batch of angry flaming going on in the hallowed halls of El Reg’s comments threads. 18 more words

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Report: EE in talks to scoop up 60 Phones 4u stores from troubled High Street retailer

Carrier at centre of row has just hours to secure deal

EE is reportedly the latest company to pick over the carcass of stricken British High Street mobile phone retailer Phones 4u, which fell into administration late last week.…

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Freshly uploaded EU digi-Czar is CLUELESS ON TECH but it's no big deal, says Steelie Neelie

Günther (the H stays) Oettinger enters Web2.0rhea fray

It doesn’t matter that the incoming EU Commissioner for all things digital doesn’t really understand technology, so says Europe’s current digi commish Neelie Kroes.…

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Poverty? Pah. That doesn't REALLY exist any more

We do have inequality, but that’s not quite the same thing

Worstall @ the Weekend It’s a bit of a surprise to find The Guardian, of all places, telling us that there’s not actually any poverty in the UK today. 28 more words

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Relive the death of Earth over and over again in Extinction Game

Apocalypse now, and tomorrow, and the next day, and the day after that …

Page File Parallel universes are already pretty cool, especially the ones that are tantalisingly close to ours, a mere what if away. 72 more words

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Bargain basement iPhone shoppers BEWARE! eBay exposes users to phishing vuln

Tat bazaar downplays malicious attack on multiple auctions

eBay bans the use of cross-site scripting on the online tat bazaar because it can open up the site’s users to nasty phishing vulnerabilities. 21 more words

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