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Open source software – explained

Read our one-page fact sheet to make sure open source software doesn’t inadvertently interfere with your IT development plans.

Copyright – times are changing

Currently ‘industrially manufactured artistic works’, created over 25 years ago, aren’t protected by copyright. From the 28 January they will be protected for the life of their creator plus 70 years.

How to spot spam

Check out our guide on how to spot spam.

Yahoops?

Bad news for Yahoo as it’s confirmed they have been hacked with 500 million users’ account details stolen.

‘Should’ve’ has gone to Specsavers? Probably.

Specsavers have been granted approval by the UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO) for the word ‘should’ve’ to be trademarked.

Copyright cases beginning to strike a chord

Ed Sheeran is being sued by two US musicians over claims that his hit song Photograph infringed copyright in their work, Amazing.
Thomas Leonard and …

The Facts of the EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) Factsheet

Trademark decision in Apple dispute

A manufacturer of mobile phone accessories has won a trademark battle with Apple to use the name iPhone for its products in China.

National Cyber Security Centre launched

The Government has created a new National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) to improve the protection of UK companies against cyber attack.

Cyber Security – Childproof?

Hong Kong based toymaker VTech has been criticised by security experts because of its handling of cyber attacks.
Controversy surrounds new terms and conditions issued …