department for culture media and sport

Social Networking Giants Grilled By MPs On Hate Content

After Donald Trump's ban from many social networking platforms, British MPs grill executives on their respective hate content policies

3 months ago

UK Unlikely To Hit 5G And Broadband Target

Ambitious government target for 85 percent coverage of gigabit-capable broadband by 2025 may not be achieved, committee of MPs warn

4 months ago

UK Government To Ban Installation Of New Huawei 5G Kit

Government to stop mobile operators installing stockpiled Huawei 5G equipment from September 2021, after purchase ban of new kit

4 months ago

MP Calls For Tougher Laws, Amid Alexa Privacy Concerns

Privacy concerns about Alexa spying on people prompts one MP to call for toughened new laws

2 years ago

Facebook Needs Regulation and Code Of Ethics, Say MPs

Zuckerberg pays for failing to appear before MPs as influential committee hands out tough recommendations

2 years ago

Government Pledges Nationwide Full Fibre Broadband By 2033

Need for speed. Government plan revealed for all households and businesses to enjoy 1Gbps by 2033

3 years ago

Government, Tech Firms Invest £1bn Into British AI Industry

Deal worth £1 billion from private sector and government to put UK at forefront of artificial intelligence industry

3 years ago

Facebook To Clearly Label Political Ads

Pledge comes as social network's tech boss is grilled by committee of British MPs

3 years ago

Zuckerberg Declines To Appear Before Parliamentary Committee

Facebook founder refuses to attend parliament’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport committee

3 years ago

Government Confirms Delay For Online Porn Age Checks

The deadline for the government's age verification tool has been pushed back to the end of the year over security…

3 years ago

£440m Government Windfall To Extend Superfast Broadband Coverage

Government finds £440m cash down the back of sofa to connect extra 600,000 premises to superfast broadband

4 years ago

UK Government Introduces New Online Porn Restrictions

All sites containing pornographic content will soon be legally required to request some form of age verification

5 years ago