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Dame Cressida Dick

UK’s most senior police officer takes aim at tech companies over online harms

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Social media companies must ‘get a grip’ on removing child abuse images

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Judge loosens Apple’s grip on app store in Epic decision

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Twitter introduces label for bot accounts

John Edwards approved for Information Commissioner role

New Information Commissioner gets green light from MPs

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Data protection reforms could lead to huge fines for nuisance calls and texts

Facebook's Ray-Ban Stories smart glasses

Facebook unveils Ray-Ban Stories smart glasses

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Lampposts and bus shelters set to help boost 5G rollout

John Edwards, New Zealand's Privacy Commissioner

Hancock CCTV footage raid ‘entirely legitimate’, says potential new UK data tsar

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iRobot guarantees new autonomous robotic vacuum cleaner will avoid pet accidents

Twitter's new Community feature

Twitter tests community spaces for users to discuss common interests

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Twitter tests a ‘soft block’ feature to manage account followers

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Media companies responsible for Facebook comments, Australian court rules

RoboHike

UK future science leaders set for £113m boost to push ideas from lab to reality

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British astronaut Tim Peake honoured as comic book character

Priti Patel

Patel calls on G7 to hold tech giants to account if harmful content continues

Girlguiding Girls’ Attitudes Survey 2021

Girlguiding warns of ‘devastating’ fall in girls’ happiness as online harms rise

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Cookie pop-ups ‘fatigue’ a threat to privacy, warns UK data tsar