Articles By Tash Shifrin

U.K. to rollout Libra system in 2008

U.K. to rollout Libra system in 2008

The U.K. government's Courts Service has reaffirmed that the long-delayed Libra case management system will be fully rolled out by...

August 28th, 2007 Tash Shifrin
Spiralling costs tip scales of Libra justice system

Spiralling costs tip scales of Libra justice system

The U.K. government has admitted that fresh delays have hit its scandal-hit Libra project to provide a case management computer...

August 15th, 2007 Tash Shifrin
U.K. Tories caution against ‘costly white elephant’

U.K. Tories caution against ‘costly white elephant’

The U.K.'s Conservative Party has reiterated that it will scrap the government's 5.3 billion-pound (CAN$11.2 billion) ID cards scheme as...

August 12th, 2007 Tash Shifrin
U.K. politicians urge more haste on data sharing

U.K. politicians urge more haste on data sharing

U.K. Members of Parliament have called on the government to speed up its efforts to promote data sharing between government...

August 6th, 2007 Tash Shifrin
UK city council data breach affects 54,000 residents

UK city council data breach affects 54,000 residents

The Newcastle, U.K., city council has admitted that personal data and payment card details of up to 54,000 local residents...

July 26th, 2007 Tash Shifrin
UK data protection changes prompt warning

UK data protection changes prompt warning

After Prime Minister Gordon Brown introduced new data sharing powers into his proposed program of legislation, U.K. opposition Members of...

July 22nd, 2007 Tash Shifrin
UK politicians push for data policy debate

UK politicians push for data policy debate

As the result of new data sharing proposals by ministers, Liberal Democrats are seeking a debate on government use of...

July 19th, 2007 Tash Shifrin
Brown urges relaxed privacy for U.K. data sharing bills

Brown urges relaxed privacy for U.K. data sharing bills

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is pushing for increased data sharing powers in three of the bills announced in his...

July 15th, 2007 Tash Shifrin
UK gov’t computer system charges wrong income tax

UK gov’t computer system charges wrong income tax

Up to five million people may be paying the wrong income tax because HM Revenue and Customs' computer systems are...

July 12th, 2007 Tash Shifrin
UK legislators to probe government IT projects

UK legislators to probe government IT projects

The House of Lords will hear calls on Thursday to develop stronger commissioning capacity in the civil service to avoid...

June 21st, 2007 Tash Shifrin