Like other countries, the UK is taking an Australian-style approach to nuisance calls in preference to the faltering strategy of the USA.
Landlines may be turning more digital but the process of cleaning up after an engineer remains stubbornly analog.
PayPal wrote a policy allowing them to take USD2,500 from the accounts of customers deemed guilty of ‘promoting misinformation’.
A serial criminal is taking phones from gym lockers and using them to remove thousands of pounds from bank accounts.
Russian disinformation portrayed Richard Dearlove as a leader of a pro-Brexit group that has overthrown the UK government.
Patrick Drahi, billionaire owner of Altice, will know national security can be a euphemism for safeguarding government investments.
Rules that stop UK comms providers intimidating vulnerable people are set aside when the BBC collects money.
The arrest of an English teenager who offered $20,000 bribes to big telco insiders shows security paradigms do not fit the facts.
37 pages of Ofcom waffle could have been reduced to a few sentences saying they hope somebody else will tell them what to do.
Serious policy goals like child protection deserve a serious commitment to objective facts.