Sweden's Prosecution Office said on Friday it has decided not to initiate a preliminary investigation into the national chief of police after he allowed an external company access to the police's personnel and payroll system.
- Dan Eliasson.
- Police's IT scandal.
National Police Chief Dan Eliasson was questioned by the parliamentary justice committee on Thursday over Swedish Radio's revelations about security breaches in the police handling of payroll and personnel information.
- What can robots teach kids?
Robots have been used in manufacturing for decades but what about as a teaching aid in the classroom? Radio Sweden discovers how a humanoid robot interacted with a group of 11-13 year olds in a school in western Sweden.
- IT scandal.
The head of Sweden's Separate Public Prosecution Office will demand to see documentation of the decision Police Chief Dan Eliasson made in 2015, to grant the police an exception to security regulations, so that a private company could access personnel data.
- Admitted decision was poorly formulated.
National Police Chief Dan Eliasson told Swedish Radio that he does not believe police broke security regulations when the agency allowed a private company online access to payroll and personnel information.
- Denies misshandling information.
National Police Chief Dan Eliasson allegedly gave a Canadian company sensitive personal information about officers and their families after granting them access to the force's personnel and payroll system, Swedish Radio reports.
- Main base.
A local government webcam promoting the port city of Karlskrona as a tourist attraction is a security risk according to a British defence analyst, who says it should be taken down.
- Sifo survey.
As many as 200,000 people in Sweden may have been victims of identity theft, according to a new survey by Sifo, a significant increase on the number reported in a similar survey last year.
- Petya Ransomware.
Sweden's largest port, the Port of Gothenburg, has been hit by the latest wave of global malware attacks, even as it seeks to resolve a protracted labour dispute.
- Broadcast since 1959.
The gay opera singer turned TV star Rickard Söderberg kicks off this year's "sommar" program on Swedish Radio, with a look at the female singers who influenced him.
- One of Swedish Radio's most popular programs.
Swedish Radio's P1 has announced the line-up for this year's Sommar programs.
- Illegal Earnings.
The man accused of running the file-streaming site Swefilmer was sentenced to three years in prison on Monday, in Sweden's most high-profile film piracy case since the Pirate Bay trial.
- Continued drop in sales.
Ericsson CEO Börje Ekholm says the company has a hard time making profits from its media and it/cloud operations.
Analyst Leif-Olov Wallin at the technology research firm Gartner says he's surprised Amazon are choosing to establish the data centers outside Stockholm, rather than in the northern parts of Sweden.
- Jailed since 2001.
Swedish journalist Dawit Isaak was awarded the 2017 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize, Thursday, in recognition of his courage, resistance and commitment to freedom of expression."