US government tells internet body to hurry the funk up on privacy

Yeah, yeah, yeah, it’s hard. But so is my foot in your ass
The US government has warned the organization that oversees the domain name system that it needs to hurry up and finalize privacy rules for Whois internet addresses or Congress will back replac…

As the UK updates its .eu Brexit advice yet again, an alternative hovers into view

.inc offers to remove domain name hassles with three-month giveaway and a hefty bill
If you are one of the 300,000 people or organizations based in the UK that owns a .eu domain, then the madness that is Brexit has come with an extra dose of frustratio…

If there’s 5G connectivity but no 5G devices on it, does it make a sound? Wait, no, that’s not right

Vodafone blesses Birmingham New Street station with amazing network tech of far-flung future
Vodafone has proclaimed Birmingham New Street as the UK’s first railway station to have 5G connectivity. There’s just one minor problem – the lack of actual 5G…

UK.gov: Hi, it looks like you’re procuring comms infrastructure. Might we suggest… all vendors?

Ministry of Fun review likely to recommend happy shopping
Huawei is girding itself for the results of a UK government review that could recommend telcos buy network equipment from different vendors.…

This is not, repeat, not an April Fools’ Day joke: 5 UK broadband vendors agree to pay YOU daily rate for fscked internet

Engineer didn’t show? Service later than planned? Providers need to cough up from today
Relax, alopecia sufferers or those unfortunate enough to be genetically pre-disposed to baldness. You’ll never again – or at least not nearly as much – need to pull…

Cisco emits 25 security bug fixes for IOS, takes second crack at patching WAN router SNAFUs

Oh no, these patches kinda blow, go go Switchzilla!
Just as Cisco is looking to close up more than two-dozen security flaws in networking boxes, researchers are claiming a set of previously-issued patches are failing to work properly.…

Cisco reckons there are intelligent ways to protect your network from attack – and it has free demos to prove it

Switchzilla touts advanced analytics, automation
Promo Protecting your network from a barrage of assaults by brand-new as well as tried-and-tested methods of attack is increasingly challenging.…

When it comes to 5G kit security, you can go your Huawei, EU tells member nations

Risk-assessment plan snubs Uncle Sam’s fears, will let Euro nations freely decide where to get telecoms gear
The European Union says it has a plan for securing its 5G networks – and no, it doesn’t necessarily involve forbidding the use of Huawei kit, U…

Brit broadband giants slammed as folk whinge about crap connections, underwhelming speeds

TalkTalk and Sky are the worst, but Vodafone is falling fast
TalkTalk and Sky are still dismally disappointing their customers – but Vodafone saw the biggest drop in ratings, according to a broadband survey from consumer group Which?.…