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When IT Meets Politics

Discussing the intersection between politics and the information society.

October 2009

  • Full house for broadband in Manchester

    Philip Virgo - Winsafe Ltd 06 Oct 2009
  • Whatever industry, central government and regulator might want by a way of tidy national initiatives and centralised, standardised big buck procurements, local broadband initiatives will play a ...

  • How real is the threat of e-crime?

    Philip Virgo - Winsafe Ltd 05 Oct 2009
  • Even if it is true that losses have trebled over the past year, that might still be chicken-feed compared to the cost of an over-reaction that frightens consumers back into physical transactions.

  • Avanti for notspots: because your voters are wooorth it

    Philip Virgo - Winsafe Ltd 01 Oct 2009
  • This led to discussion on the need to brief candidates on the obstacles to such approaches in the UK: from our idiosyncratic interpretations of EU procurement rules to the impact of business rates ...




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