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Peers want iPads voted into House of Lords

Peers want iPads voted into House of Lords

By 3 February 2011

A committee of peers from the House of Lords has issued a report recommending that smartphones and tablets be permitted within the Lords Chamber, as well as during Grand Committees. Declaring that the rules currently in place are "inconsistent" the report... >>

Online retailers failing age-restricted good checks

Online retailers failing age-restricted good checks

By 11 May 2009

Web retailers don't go far enough to make sure children can't buy age-restricted goods, something a new bill going through the House of Lords is looking to address. The Online Purchasing of Goods and Services (Age Verification) Bill wants online retailers... >>

House of Lords turns to YouTube

House of Lords turns to YouTube

By 21 April 2009

The House of Lords Information Committee, tasked with raising awareness, has turned to YouTube in order to "relate better" to the "average person". Through a new YouTube channel, and an introductory video from Lord Tim Renton, the Committee is inviting... >>

House of Lords argues for more online safety

House of Lords argues for more online safety

By 14 July 2008

The House of Lords has got behind government plans to make surfing online safer. Following on from the publish of the Personal Internet Security report, the peersare now saying that the public must be given more protection against cyber crime. They also... >>


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