When IT Meets Politics

July 2008

  • Crosby changes the nature of the ID debate

    Philip Virgo - Winsafe Ltd 07 Mar 2008
  • In my opinion the Strategic Action Plan (2006) will not be the catalyst for the emergence or otherwise of this plan ... Quite legitimately the Government may not regard its ID cards scheme as the ...

  • Successful transformation needs more anarchy

    Philip Virgo - Winsafe Ltd 29 Feb 2008
  • The UK Villages approach (enlisting the skills and enthusiasm of the local community) was a refreshing antidote to interminable arguments about using increased professionalism to reduce the death ...

  • The day the Internet Stopped

    Philip Virgo - Winsafe Ltd 27 Feb 2008
  • Intra-UK communications are similarly vulnerable, with most of us connected to the Internet via a single point of failure, the local BT exchange through which all those unbundled lines and many ...

  • IPR Wars: fighters scrambled - is the truce over?

    Philip Virgo - Winsafe Ltd 23 Feb 2008
  • Rather more important is Commitment 19, the announcement of a review into the barriers to investment in the next generation broadband without which any creative cluster will atrophy and die, cut ...

  • Death by Data Protection II: The Empire Strikes Back

    Philip Virgo - Winsafe Ltd 17 Feb 2008
  • There should be no special routines for VIPs, whether Ministers or Pop Stars. Their data is probably at less risk from access by investigative journalists than that of a victim of forced marriage ...