From New Media Age
- Lord Stephen Carter admits Digital Britain report overlooked consumer issues
Lord Stephen Carter has acknowledged a lack of content about consumer issues such as privacy, internet neutrality and behavioural targeting within January's interim Digital Britain report
- BBC appoints first online access champion
The BBC has appointed its first online access champion in a bid to get more people to use its online services
- Pirate Bay founders receive jail sentence
A Swedish court has ruled the founders behind file sharing site The Pirate Bay guilty of assisting copyright infringement
From Marketing Direct
- Helen Weisinger to leave EDC group marketing role
Helen Weisinger, the group chief marketing officer at EDC, is to leave the business at the end of May, as the responsibility for new business and marketing falls back to the group's individual agencies.
- Ofcom takes action as consumers plagued by growing nuisance calls
Consumers receive an average of two nuisance calls per week, with Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) claims companies the biggest offenders, according to Ofcom.
- Danone appoints Hypernaked for CRM activity
Danone, the dairy manufacturer, is to back its main brand with a CRM programme for the first time and has appointed Hypernaked to create and manage the initiative.
From The Telegraph
- Eric Schmidt denies unethical tax affairs at Google
Eric Schmidt, Google's executive chairman, mounted a staunch defence of the search giant's tax affairs today, arguing it was for governments to make the laws and for businesses to abide by them.
- 'Kill Mittal' game lets French workers vent fury
Broken relations between the French and the steel magnate have found a new expression - an online video game called 'Kill Mittal'.
- Why the internet will never replace universities
All the recent hype about online higher education and 'Moocs' misses the point, says Kel Fidler - universities have been doing it for years.