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PRISM: Don't talk to terrorists if you want privacy, says ex-NSA director

General Keith Alexander calls for firms to share threat data to help ward off cyber terrorists and criminal attacks

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Twitter sues US government over surveillance data gagging

Invokes First Amendment 'right' to report government requests in full

Data security

Government targets lawyers and accountants with online cyber security course

Ed Vaizey announces free training course to protect against data breaches

Industry unmoved by slow broadband upload average of 2.4Mbps

Those who need faster speeds can always shop around, claims industry body

Government appoints ex-BP chief to lead digital reform across Whitehall

Executive powers will give John Manzori the scope to drive efficiency across government and the public sector

DVLA website creaks back to life with help from Vodafone

Online tax renewal service is up and running again after launch day struggles

Ofcom chief Ed Richards to step down

Chief executive decides time is right to move on after eight years in the job

UK schools risk 'digital divide' due to poor web access

Over 1,000 schools report poor access to WiFi and broadband services

Government to review sharing economy, but glosses over worker rights

Department for Business and Innovation unveils plans for report led by sharing startup CEO

Apple and Ireland tax deal questioned by EU report

Deal first agreed in 1991 was not reviewed until 2007

Apple EU tax case report due, firm could face huge fine

EU to formally accuse Apple, claim reports

Internet freedom besieged by big businesses warns Sir Tim Berners-Lee

World Wide Web inventor calls for rules to protect internet users from censorship and privacy invasion

US submits 6,791 data requests to Yahoo in six months

US government leads the way on data requests with more than double that of Germany and nearly six times as much as the UK

G-Cloud sales reach £270m, but growth drops by £10m

SMEs still drive sales through the government’s cloud-procurement framework

Council IT teams overstating cloud security concerns

Peterborough Council’s IT manager says a change in mindset is needed to fuel local government cloud migration

Labour activists urge 1Gbps broadband and net neutrality plans

Labour Digital activists push party to take on board ambitious goals ahead of general election in 2015

UK must ride the Internet of Things wave, urges digital minister

Ed Vaizey touts the importance of this new IT sector for the future of the country

5G will underpin the Internet of Things but security fears must be overcome

David Willetts says UK must build on good work in the early days of 5G

Scotland votes no: BT welcomes outcome after price worries

Telecoms giant remains committed to nation after no vote wins debate

NHS needs patients' digital data to survive, warns health chief

NHS England director calls for a digital revolution in the UK’s healthcare service

Apple CEO Tim Cook tackles privacy concerns: ‘We don’t read your email’

Cook also reiterates his statement that the company has never shared data with NSA

V3 Security Summit: ICO fines pass £5m, local councils and NHS worst offenders

Frontline services waste taxpayers' money due to shoddy data-handling practices

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