Government

UK government launches antitrust investigation of Google-Looker deal

https://www.zdnet.com/article/uk-government-launches-antitrust-investigation-of-google-looker-deal/

6 days ago

The United Kingdom's Competition and Markets Authority looks into Google's intended acquisition of Looker to determine if it would cause "a substantial lessening of competition."

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Surveillance kit slinger accused of slapping 'Made in America' on Chinese gear, selling it to the US government

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/08/aventura_china_charges/

4 weeks ago

But sure, it's Huawei that's the big security threat

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Google to share government requests for GCP, G Suite data

https://www.zdnet.com/article/google-to-share-government-requests-for-gcp-g-suite-data/

2 months ago

The expansion of Google's semi-annual transparency report comes as governments forge data-sharing agreements under the US CLOUD Act.

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Egyptian government caught tracking opponents and activists through phone apps

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/04/egypt_smartphone_spying/

2 months ago

Intelligence services developed system, says security outfit

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US government sues ex-IT guy for breaking his NDA (Yes, we mean Edward Snowden)

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/17/us_govt_sues_snowden/

3 months ago

Uncle Sam tries to plug leaker's pay, ends up plugging leaker's book

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Brit government WLTM one Chief Digi Info Officer

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/17/brit_government_chief_digital_info_officer/

3 months ago

Required: GSoH, plus ability to make ends meet on up to £180k a year

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Has outsourcing public-sector IT worked? The Institute for Government seems to think so, kinda

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/16/government_outsourced_it_has_kind_of_worked_says_institute_for_government/

3 months ago

Prepare Reg readers, it is time to enter an alternate reality where up is down, black is white and Capita is cuddly

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What Amazon Web Services security certification is doing for government

https://www.zdnet.com/article/what-amazon-web-services-security-certification-is-doing-for-government/

4 months ago

The Australian government is now getting its hands on new technologies to improve citizen experiences.

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