Articles By Philip Willan

Italy’s cybercrime police hacked by Anonymous

Italy’s cybercrime police hacked by Anonymous

Italy's specialist police unit responsible for combating cybercrime suffered an embarrassing hack Monday by members of the loosely knit Anonymous...

July 28th, 2011 Philip Willan
Facebook Spiderman entangles Italian politicians

Facebook Spiderman entangles Italian politicians

As Italian politicians call on their fellow countrymen to dig deep into their pockets to avoid following Greece into a...

July 27th, 2011 Philip Willan
Italy presses ahead with piracy clampdown

Italy presses ahead with piracy clampdown

Italy's Communications Authority (Agcom) Wednesday pressed ahead with a clampdown on Internet piracy despite a massive mobilization by opponents who...

July 6th, 2011 Philip Willan
Three Google execs convicted over Italian bullying video

Three Google execs convicted over Italian bullying video

Three Google executives were handed suspended six month prison sentences by a Milan court on Wednesday for privacy law violations...

February 26th, 2010 Philip Willan
Pope praises tech in YouTube debut

Pope praises tech in YouTube debut

Pope Benedict XVI marked his debut on YouTube Friday by releasing a speech in which he praised new communication technologies...

January 22nd, 2009 Philip Willan
Venice provides free Internet access to newborns

Venice provides free Internet access to newborns

ROME - Venice will become the first city in the world to provide newborn residents with free Internet access, a...

December 4th, 2008 Philip Willan
Sardinia chooses open-source software

Sardinia chooses open-source software

ROME - The regional government of Sardinia, an Italian island usually thought of as socially and economically backward, has approved...

October 27th, 2008 Philip Willan
Second Life island becomes platform for Italian politics

Second Life island becomes platform for Italian politics

His main political rival controls three national television networks, a newspaper, a weekly magazine and a publishing house, so an...

March 5th, 2007 Philip Willan
Second Life island becomes platform for Italian politics

Second Life island becomes platform for Italian politics

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEHis main political rival controls three national television networks, a newspaper, a weekly magazine and a publishing...

March 4th, 2007 Philip Willan
Spy scandal keeps pressure on Telecom Italia

Spy scandal keeps pressure on Telecom Italia

Telecom Italia SpA remained under pressure this week as revelations continued about the illegal espionage allegedly carried out by the...

January 23rd, 2007 Philip Willan