G.fast is something you may well have not even heard of yet. However, it will be an increasingly big thing in the UK over the next few years. So what is it?
There was a flurry of publicity a few months back when Amazon announced they planned to start delivering their parcels via drone. On December 7th, this plan took its first step into reality when the first drone delivery was completed to an address in Cambridge. The parcel was delivered from a nearby warehouse, having been ordered 13 minutes earlier.
The "Investigatory Powers Act 2016" (or "Snooper's Charter") has just received royal ascent and is therefore now officially law.
The most notable part of this bill is that your internet service provider (ISP) will be required to retain a list of every website you've visited in the last year on an ongoing basis. The police will not require a warrant to obtain this information.