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Two working parties, ministers galore… but data transfer law remains in limbo

The revelations by rogue NSA sysadmin Edward Snowden in 2013 caused indignant EU politicians to open a dialogue with the US government to update the data transfer regime to safeguard personal data. 1,143 more words


Be proud to be Catholic

Originally published in The West Nebraska Register newspaper May 13, 2016 (http://www.westnebraskaregister.com/app.php?RelId=

One of the most exciting things to me about the Catholic faith is the fact that there are a billion other people in the world we believe the same things as I do. 596 more words


Brexit = Legal Armageddon?

The Brexit debate continues and, with the Leave and Remain camps neck and neck, it looks likely that the undecided few will carry the result. It seems that we can expect more headline-grabbing soundbites until the vote on June 23. 1,699 more words


Symantec threat report

Extract from a blog article for AVIEN: UK threat prevalence – Symantec

John Leyden for The Register has summarized Symantec’s latest Internet Security Threat Report, and focuses on UK-specific figures for threat prevalence:  78 more words

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iMessage 0-day Revisited

The Register revisits the iMessage 0-day – see previous article on iMessage Encryption Issue – and this time takes a less dramatic view of its potential for harm. 48 more words