The Register

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The Register is a UK based website focusing on IT.

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Started: 1994
Founders: Mike Magee, John Lettice, Ross Alderson

Owner: Situation Publishing

Main focus: Computers

The Register' (nicknamed El Reg) is a UK based website with a primary IT focus. It also, however, includes a number of more political stories, such as encroachment of civil liberties in the UK and mass surveillance on citizens.[1]


A cover image which The Register chose for a 2014 article about GCHQ's use of tactics such as computer viruses and honey traps.[2]

The Register has published various articles about the UK spooks activities.


A document sourced from The Register

TitleTypeSubject(s)Publication dateAuthor(s)
Document:Radicalisation - gets itself in cluster-muddle over 'terrorism'article"Terrorism"
Islamic State
25 August 2016Alexander J Martin
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