United Kingdom

‘Child-friendly’ crackdown on internet ‘will put free Press at risk’, warns Society of Editors

The new rules are drawn up by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) Internet firms will be forced to introduce strict new age checks on their websites  Critics fear people could end up being forced to demonstrate their age for virtually every website they visit By KATHERINE RUSHTON MEDIA AND TECHNOLOGY EDITOR FOR THE DAILY MAIL Draconian […]

United Kingdom WIFI

London Underground to start tracking all phones using Wi-Fi starting in July

Starting on July 8thBy Jon Porter @JonPorty   Starting on July 8th, Transport for London (TfL) will start tracking passengers’ phones on the London Underground by default. Wi-Fi access points across 260 of the capital’s stations will track customers using their phones’ MAC addresses, which will allow TfL to see the routes they take through the network as well […]