data protection

It turns out regulating the data economy is really hard

New data regulations may well define the economy and society over the next few decades, and they are still far from perfect. But before you get too critical, you have to realise just how complicated this thankless job can actually be.

Apple hands Chinese government the keys to the iEmpire

On one side of the world US Politicians are attempting to ban Chinese vendors on the grounds of national security, while on the other Apple has potentially handed control of its users’ data to the Chinese government.

US Congress asks Pai why he keeps ignoring its letters

The House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, one of the illustrious commissions of the US Congress, has written to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai asking why he is continuing to ignore communications from elected representatives.

GSMA warns of regulatory inconsistencies

Ahead of the introduction of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the GSMA has highlighted the busybody bureaucrats should not get too excited with their favourite pastime of coating the industry with red-tape.

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