Ken Clarke"s welcome U-turn over secret courts

DAILY MAIL COMMENT: A welcome U-turn over secret courts By Daily Mail Comment PUBLISHED: 00:48 GMT, 29 January 2013 | UPDATED: 10:04 GMT, 29 January 2013 This paper warmly welcomes Ken Clarke’s U-turn over some of the more sinister provisions of his plan for secret court hearings. As the Justice and Security Bill returns to the Commons today, it emerges that he has heeded crucial objections raised by defenders of our ancient liberties, who gave it a deserved savaging in the Lords

Brazil and Peru take on web giant Amazon in battle for the .amazon domain name

Brazil and Peru take on web giant Amazon in battle for the .amazon domain nameThe online retailer has already spent 100,000 trying to register the .amazon URL endingBrazil and Peru are formally opposing the plan, and say the domain name should be used for 'public interest' purposes related to the rainforest The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has said it is possible the South American countries could win the battle | UPDATED: 19:01 GMT, 4 December 2012 Web giant: Online retailer Amazon.com wants to register the .amazon domain name South America is squaring up to online retailer Amazon in a battle over the coveted web domain name the firm shares with the continent’s tropical rainforest. Brazil and Peru are formally opposing the e-commerce giant’s plans to register the .amazon URL ending with the internet overseer Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). The countries, which host 73 per cent of the jungle, say it would stop ‘the use of this domain for purposes of public interest’

Cold call complaints rocket in the past year as people object to abandoned marketing calls

Cold call complaints rocket in the past year as people object to abandoned marketing callsPhone users registering their numbers to avoid marketing calls have increased with 73 per cent | UPDATED: 20:29 GMT, 29 November 2012 Complaints about unwanted phone calls have rapidly increased over the past year, it emerged today. Grievances regarding silent or abandoned calls have increased by nearly 300 per cent since October last year, regulator Ofcom revealed. Complaints to the Telephone Preference Service – the register of phone users not wanting marketing calls – have increased by around 73 per cent from 4,062 to 7,019