UK Government resists Peer pressure on internet security

In July this year the House of Lords reported on personal internet security. I read the report and was impressed. I don’t agree with all of it, but I found it well-researched and mostly sensible. You can download it here [PDF]; I recommend it if you’ve not yet read the actual document.

The UK Government’s response [PDF], on the other hand, reads more like a series of excuses for doing nothing (or perhaps I have watched too much Yes Minister). So I guess that is that.

See Richard Clayton’s blog here (he was one of the advisors to the Lords committee), and this Register article.

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