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U.K. government tapped into PRISM surveillance program

According to a report, the U.K. government allegedly bypassed international intelligence-sharing treaties by piggybacking on the NSA's reported PRISM network.

By June 7, 2013

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Anonymous hits U.K. government sites over Assange situation

The loosely knit hacktivist group launches denial-of-service attacks against the U.K. Justice Department, as well as a handful of other government sites.

By August 20, 2012

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BlackBerry 10 erroneously reported as not secure enough by U.K.

On the eve of the Z10 U.S. launch, a British government security agency is incorrectly linked to a report that BlackBerry's new operating system isn't safe enough for government employees.

By March 19, 2013

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HP's Autonomy acquisition probed by U.K. regulators

Following investigations by the U.S. government, the U.K. is also looking into alleged fraudulent accounting by Autonomy in the lead up of its sale to HP.

By March 11, 2013

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Caught snooping: U.K. government staffers

What a surprise: the U.K. government was forced to reveal under Freedom of Information laws that more than 1,000 civil servants have "snooped" on British citizens' private data.

By May 18, 2012

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U.K. government funds elder-friendly navigation research

U.K. researchers are working on making motoring less stressful for older drivers with the aid of GPS navigation.

By May 3, 2012

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Google, Amazon, Starbucks face tax scrutiny in U.K.

A government committee will query executives from the three companies today regarding financial practices. This comes amid a European push that companies start to pay their "fair share."

By November 12, 2012

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Huawei to invest $2B in U.K. amid ongoing 'spying' claims

While the U.S. Congress warms up a probe of its ties to the Chinese government, Huawei agrees to lavish the U.K. with cash, to general acclamation.

By September 11, 2012

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U.K. cops hunting for Assange show up at Ecuador's embassy

Hours after the Ecuadorian government accused the U.K. government of threatening a raid to nab Wikileaks editor Julian Assange, police vans show up at the embassy and police enter the outer lobby.

By August 15, 2012

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U.K. Home Office won't block O'Dwyer extradition in copyright case

The British government department has said that the Home Secretary, who has the power to block extraditions, will not intervene in the matter of the U.S. request for Richard O'Dwyer.

By July 3, 2012