British Government Official Says: Use Fake Details Online

A British government official has urged the public to use fake personal details when registering with websites — except of course when dealing with the government. Andy Smith is a cybersecurity manager at the Cabinet Office. That’s a government department that doesn’t deal with a particular subject (such as energy or transport) but rather looks […]

Twitter takes country-by-country approach to censorship

Twitter has removed offensive material from posters in both France and Germany. But the specific response and the reasoning behind it varies significantly. Yesterday Twitter confirmed that, for the first time since introducing such a policy in January, it had chosen to block an account in one country only. The idea of the policy is […]