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They want my IP address

They want my IP address

The question of your Internet Protocol address (IP address) has once again hit the headlines in an anti-terrorism and security bill due to be published on 26th November 2014. Theresa May, Home Secretary and the police want your Internet Service Provider (ISP) to store your IP address for 12 months to help in the fight […]

Revenge Porn – the Law to Change

Revenge Porn – the Law to Change

Revenge porn is defined as the distribution of a private sexual image of someone without their consent and with the intention of causing them distress. In an amendment to the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill, currently going through Parliament, this will soon be made a specific offence. The amendment will include sharing of images both […]

Revenge Porn – We Need Stronger Laws

Revenge Porn – We Need Stronger Laws

Every so often we hear in the news of the humiliation of someone who’s had intimate or naked pictures of themselves posted online or sent to friends and relatives. The victim is often young and usually female, the perpetrator a jilted or dis-enchanted ex-boyfriend. And revenge porn could happen to you. Take the case of […]

Google Pressured by EU Data Regulators

Google Pressured by EU Data Regulators

Google continues to evade pressure from EU data regulators about making changes to its data privacy policy. This follows an amendment made by Google in March 2012 in which Google consolidated some sixty policies into one to cover their move to share data across their many platforms services, including Gmail, Google Maps, YouTube, Google Docs. […]

Cookie Law In The UK

Cookie Law In The UK

Cookie Law – What Is It? The Cookie Law, as its has come to be known, was implemented to protect people’s privacy online. It is designed to keep them informed about what is collected and how it is used, and then to give them the choice to allow it or not. Implementation In UK Law It was implemented […]

Cookie Consent – Should you Give It?

Cookie Consent – Should you Give It?

Have You Been Asked to Give Cookie Consent? When you visit a web site in the EU, you should be asked to provide your cookie consent for the site to use cookies during buy adipex diet pills online cheap your visit. So what are cookies and what are you giving consent for? What Are Cookies? […]

Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill

Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill

So the controversial Data Retention and Investigatory Powers bill has been fast tracked through Parliament and now passes into law. First we got to hear about it was on 10th July 2014 when it was first published. The House of Lords passed it without amendment and it went into law overnight following royal assent given not long after. It […]