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Out-Law: US technology companies, anti-terrorism and privacy: tensions in the legal framework

FOCUS: Despite lawmakers' demands, technology companies are not in a position to do more to help government national security efforts because they need to comply with laws in several countries, a UK intelligence report has conceded. 27 Nov 2014

‘Excess taxation overshadows rise of essential mobile telecoms services’, says report

Mobile phones are now the “most popular and widespread form of personal technology on the planet”, with 3.6 billion unique mobile subscribers increasingly using their devices to access mobile money and a vast range of other services, according to a report... 27 Nov 2014

Councils to be required to publish market value of social housing stock, Pickles says

Secretary of state for communities and local government Eric Pickles has announced that councils in England will be required to publish annual valuations of their social housing stock from April, and urged them to sell expensive vacant properties to pay for... 27 Nov 2014

UK government and opposition back devolution of strategic powers to city regions

The UK government and the Labour party have indicated their commitment to the devolution of strategic powers, including decision-making over planning and housing, to England's city regions. 27 Nov 2014

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