Ofcom new rules could mean cheaper broadband

Ofcom has forced BT Wholesale to reduce charges levied from competing ISP, for use of its fibre infrastructure. The charges will be reduces from £50 per customer to £11. If this reduction will be passed on to customers, this could spell cheaper contracts for many UK users.

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The right to be forgotten

The controversial ruling by the EU Court of Justice means that EU citizens will be able to apply to search engines to remove links from search results, deemed to be inadequate or irrelevant. Not everyone agree with this ruling and those who do believe it should also apply to non-EU citizens.

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Is your neighbourhood healthy?

A new site, Web Atlas (http://www.envhealthatlas.co.uk/) uses ONS statistical data to provide a fascinating interactive experience that clearly demonstrates the geographic differences in the prevalence of certain diseases, between different UK regions.

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Government wastes millions on XP

The UK government has paid £5.5 million to extend security on Windows XP until April 2005, as confirmed by Sarah Hurrell, commercial director at the CSS. The deal is said to save £20 but it clearly appears as waste of taxpayer’s money, simply because of lack of timely preparation.

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