Ofcom has raised £2.34bn in its UK 4G auction, providing widespread access to superfast mobile internet across many parts of the country. However, this amount was around £1bn less than it was hoping for.
EE has cut the prices for its ultra-high speed 4G services as rivals operators begin to launch their competing services.
The Direct Marketing Association (DMA) has raised industry concerns that the latest changes to EU proposals on consumer data protection reforms are “far worse for UK businesses” than originally conceived.
A UN debate on internet regulation has stalled as the UK, US and other westerm countries disagree with Arab States, China and Russia in a diplomatic battle over a set of possible global web laws.
Police in Milan last week raided Facebook’s offices in the Italian city as part of a crackdown on tax avoidance and internet regulation.
A state controlled operating system, a political machine that re-calibrated time, and the smuggling of Chinese cellphones to the daring few: digital media regulation doesn’t come tougher than this…
Opt-in or opt out? And how do you tell someone who’s unsubscribed that this has been actioned? In the US, the FCC’s latest update on SMS marketing regulations makes it clear…
A US court has given its preliminary approval to a revised class settlement in a lawsuit brought against Facebook by users who claimed that their names and likeness were used without their prior consent in “Sponsored Stories” advertisements shown to their online friends on the social networking website.
SMS marketing regulations became tougher this week as the UK government’s Information Commissioner shows its teeth, writes Danny Meadows-Klue. The ICO unleashes the first of the heavy fines for spammers using text messaging, as across Europe the focus of digital marketing regulation broadens to include texts. Here’s what they did…
Personal data is becoming the battleground for digital marketing regulation, with the latest report from the UK’s Direct Marketing Commission showing how industry self-regulation improves standards. Consumer concerns about the use of personal data continue to rise, but in the UK there may be an approach for industry regulation that can be copied for other … [Read more…]