Category Archives: Regulations

Anonymous – Harder to Live Up to their Name

The loosely organised hacker group Anonymous was created in 2003.  Since then, they’ve committed many ‘serious’ attacks, with many of them taking place in 2010 & 2011.  The group has been known to hack into large corporations (PayPal) and governments … Continue reading

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Can the IT Industry Weather Falling Stock Markets?

The IT industry has been strong globally, leading the recovery over thepast couple years in many markets.  With yesterday’s global stock markets plunge to their lowest levels since the last recession, can IT companies continue their growth or will the … Continue reading

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Online Fax: the green benefits of faxing

Faxing to many professions is still the necessity of their everyday jobs, for example for lawyers, accountants, insurance companies, governmental organisations, educational institutions and any other professions that need to deal with documents and geniune signatures on daily basis. But faxing from the … Continue reading

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Ban of three year phone and broadband contracts.

Telecom providers in UK will not tie down consumers for 36 months any more. Ofcom, a regulator has banned three-year broadband and phone contracts, with providers now only able to offer maximum contracts of two years. They must also make … Continue reading

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Ofcom and mobile operators, another battle over termination rates.

   The UK’s bigger operators (Vodafone and Everything Everywhere) are taking Ofcom to the Competition Appeals Tribunal, arguing for higher termination rates – except Three, which wants the opposite. Termination rates are the fee paid by the caller’s network to … Continue reading

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Vodafone sells its shares of SFR, it reports on performance and strategy

Smartphones are bad for telecom providers, like Vodafone. When the mobiles were novelty, the telecom companies like Vodaphone grew very quickly and very fast. However, today everyone has a phone and with fierce competition it is hard to find a … Continue reading

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