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Revenge Porn Helpline Launched

Revenge Porn Helpline Launched

On 9th February a revenge porn helpline for victims was launched with support from the Government. The service, is run by the South West Grid for Learning (SWGfL) Trust, a not-for-profit charitable trust, offering support to victims, some as young as 11, who are affected by the crime. This follows fast on the heels of […]

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 […]

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 […]