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The below wireless news is from a number of sources including: Hack a Day and The Register.

 
Vote to turf out remainder of Nominet board looks inevitable after .uk registry ignores reform demands
Thursday, 15 April 2021 16:32

A second extraordinary general meeting (EGM) to fire the remainder of the board of directors of Nominet and replace them with people willing to make long-sought-after reforms now looks like a certainty.

The results of a survey carried out by the PublicBenefit.uk campaign, which successfully removed Nominet’s CEO, chair and three other board members last month, has revealed that 97 per cent of its supporters now back a clean sweep of the .uk registry operator. The same survey gave Nominet’s board a confidence rating of just 1.3 out of 10.

The campaign’s organiser, CEO of Krystal Simon Blackler, confirmed that

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Huawei tells the FCC it can't force US carriers to scrap its gear – that's Congress's job
Thursday, 15 April 2021 04:45

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We're sure the comms watchdog will take that on board


Huawei has argued that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) cannot force US carriers to remove its equipment from their networks, and can only reimburse

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Pedaling Away Under The Cover Of Your Desk
Sunday, 18 April 2021 19:00
[Wayne Venables], like many of us, found himself sitting more than usual the past few months.  Armed with a Bluetooth-enabled under desk exercise bike, he quickly found the app to …read more
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Prince Philip, inadvertent father of the Computer Misuse Act, dies aged 99
Friday, 09 April 2021 23:18

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Queen's hubby left more than a passing impression on the UK tech world


Obit Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, has died at the age of 99. The Queen's husband died at Windsor Castle this morning.

His death was

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W3C Technical Architecture Group slaps down Google's proposal to treat multiple domains as same origin
Friday, 09 April 2021 04:15

A Google proposal which enables a web browser to treat a group of domains as one for privacy and security reasons has been opposed by the W3C Technical Architecture Group (TAG).

Google's First Party Sets (FPS) relates to the way web browsers determine whether a cookie or other resource comes from the same site to which the user has navigated or from another site. The browser is likely to treat these differently, an obvious example being the plan to block third-party cookies .

The proposal suggests that where multiple domains owned by the same entity – such as google.com, google.co.uk,

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