UK Parliament investigates cyberattack on user accounts

British officials were investigating a cyberattack Saturday on the country’s Parliament after discovering “unauthorized attempts to access parliamentary user accounts.”

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China's Business-Unfriendly Cybersecurity Stance


China’s parliament earlier this month passed a law aimed at addressing the country’s concerns about hacking and terrorism, which has spiked concerns among foreign businesses and human rights advocates. One interpretation of the new law is that it only codifies China’s existing cybersecurity practices. However, 46 global business groups across a variety of industries didn’t see it that way. They outlined potential problems in a letter sent to Chinese Premier Li Keqiang this summer, when the measure was pending.

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Apple, Google & others to face European Parliament hearing on tax deals

Article Image Apple, Google, IKEA, and McDonald’s will together face a European Parliament hearing on Wednesday, called amid European Commission investigations into whether such multinationals were given preferential tax deals by some nations.

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Apple lodges challenge to UK digital surveillance bill, rails against weak encryption

Article Image In an “unprecedented” move, Apple on Monday issued a formal challenge to the UK House of Parliament over a proposed Investigatory Powers Bill that would leave services like iMessage open to backdoors and intercept capabilities.

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Europe's New Net Neutrality Law Draws Jeers


The European Parliament on Tuesday passed Net neutrality legislation to a chorus of boos from Net neutrality proponents. The European Union has found consensus on the common principles of Net neutrality — no blocking, no throttling and no prepaid prioritization — said Günther H. Oettinger, commissioner for the digital economy and society. All traffic has to be treated equally on the Internet. However, the rules have three major loopholes, Net neutrality supporters said.

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UK Parliament approves $1.5M plan to supply members with new iPad Air 2s, laptops

The UK’s House of Commons has decided to give each member of parliament a copy of Apple’s latest iPad Air 2, as well as a laptop, as part of a project that will cost taxpayers almost $1.49 million.



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