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Respond by Monday: inquiry into cyber security and protection of personal data

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The World’s Biggest Data Breaches visualised by David McCandless. Click to see interactive and updated version

At the same time as one arm of the UK Government is proposing to force internet and telecomms service providers to store data on the internet and phone activity of every citizen, another part is holding an inquiry into lax security by one ISP which led to details being hacked.

It’s a rare opportunity to have your say on the clear personal security issues that the Investigatory Powers Bill raises – but the deadline is Monday.

Have your say here.

 

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TalkTalk competition: £2000 up for grabs for ‘technology related projects’

Here’s another one:

“If you are a UK based not-for-profit organisation or community group looking to extend your work through the use of the Internet you could be eligible for one of 30 cash grants available. Five overall winners will also win technology equipment of their choice and a one-to-one workshop with celebrity Dotcom entrepreneur and co-founder of lastminute.com Martha Lane Fox.” Continue reading