Tags » Information Gathering


Collect data from relevant sources. Examples of potential sources:

  • Questionnaires and request for documentation to the “target” of the due diligence
  • Reference checks
  • Open source and internet/media research
  • Database research
  • Verifications

Information Gathering: Journal Articles

Journal Article 1 – The Medium of the Future: Top Sports Writers Discuss Transitioning From Newspapers to Online Journalism. This journal article is about former newspaper journalists now writing for popular internet sports sites in the demise of newspapers and how they manage the unpredictability of their work (Kian & Zimmermann 2012).  209 more words

Communication In Professional Contexts

We need to let policy makers know why selling via 3rd parties isn't a VATMOSS solution.

This past week has seen some major Twitter and other online uproar over Patreon’s ‘not our problem’ stance on handling the new EU VAT for their users – buyers and sellers. 322 more words


Could the EU Commission be legally challenged for basing digital regulations in 2015 on 2006 research?

A point that’s been made time and again in general terms, is how vastly different the digital world now is, compared to the situation in 2006 when the new EU VAT on digital sales regime was first being discussed. 797 more words

Information Gathering

Should HMRC and HM Treasury be the ones explaining themselves in court?

Let’s have a look at the Tax Information and Impact Notes published in December 2013, signed off by David Gauke, Financial Secretary to the Treasury, specifically relating to this particular area of indirect tax. 674 more words


Social Engineering Seires: Part 1 - Information Gathering

Social Engineering: Information Gathering

Social Engineering has 6 main stages or techniques, each of these will be thoroughly explained in each paper. The first technique I will be explaining, is known as information gathering. 1,488 more words

Human Hacking

How long before the first court case over VATMOSS and the new digital EU VAT?

Is it going to be one of the tiny businesses and solo e-commerce traders in the UK who are desperately trying to find a compliant solution, only to discover the best currently on offer are semi-compliant? 851 more words