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Campaign for Scotland's independence launches

May 25, 2012
Supporters of cutting Scotland loose from the rest of the United Kingdom kicked off their independence campaign today. A key part of the U.K.'s wealth is the oil under the North Sea, which would become Scottish territory.
Posted In: Scotland, Oil, england

Help take a bite out of cybercrime, mate

Nov 2, 2011
Yesterday, the British government challenged China and Russia in how the countries regulate the Internet. The remarks came from the opening speech...
Posted In: China, england, Russia, Tech Report

British government trying to figure out social media

Aug 26, 2011
The phrase "kill the messenger" comes to mind. There was a big meeting on Thursday in London between British officials and representatives of...
Posted In: Blackberry, england, Facebook, Research in Motion, rim, riots, Twitter

Daily roundup of social media and jail: England and Egypt edition

Aug 17, 2011
Actually, if it's England, I guess we're talking about gaol....
Posted In: Egypt, england, Facebook, riots, Twitter

Riots have died down but the online wars in England are heating up

Aug 12, 2011
While the UK government is considering whether to shut down Twitter so the people using the service for "ill" won't have a way to communicate, the...
Posted In: england, riots, Twitter

Cameron floats the idea of shutting down social media. Yeah, that ought to take care of everything.

Aug 11, 2011
England's Prime Minister David Cameron addressed the House of Commons today in the wake of the recent riots in that country. He noted how social...
Posted In: england, Facebook, riots, social networking, Twitter

The sheepish sheepdog

Jun 27, 2011
It reads almost like the plot line of a Woody Allen movie: There's a new workplace hazard for Ci, a Border Collie, who was born and bred to herd ...
Posted In: dogs, england, not news, sheep

Twitter to give over information in British case?

May 26, 2011
Twitter is apparently prepared to give British investigators information about users accused of violating a "super injunction". The injunction...
Posted In: england, Law, Twitter

British law vs. Whole internet via Twitter

May 23, 2011
A British athlete involved in a salacious scandal was awarded an injunction by a British court that prevented his name from being identified, the ...
Posted In: england, Law, Twitter

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