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An Over-The-Top Approach to Internet Regulation in Developing Countries - EFF


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An Over-The-Top Approach to Internet Regulation in Developing Countries
EFF
Increased smartphone usage and availability of wireless broadband has propelled the use of Internet based platforms and services that often compete with similar services based on older technologies. For example services like Facebook, Skype and ...

Representative asks internet CEOs to explain 'absurd' content policies - TechCrunch


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Representative asks internet CEOs to explain 'absurd' content policies
TechCrunch
Pallone wrote in his letter that each has become “a quasi-governmental role policing content, and therefore a large amount of communication, on the internet.” But as we've seen, the companies' rules for what is and isn't allowed are apparently rather ...
House Dem questions internet platforms on policing content The Hill

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Stephen Hawking's expanding universes thesis breaks the internet - The Guardian


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Stephen Hawking's expanding universes thesis breaks the internet
The Guardian
Prof Stephen Hawking's 1966 doctoral thesis, Properties of Expanding Universes, has become the most-requested item in Apollo, Cambridge's open access repository. Photograph: Felix Clay for the Guardian. Stephen Hawking ...
Stephen Hawking breaks the internet with 51-year-old thesis The New Daily

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Ex-US spy chiefs urge Congress to renew internet surveillance law - Reuters


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Ex-US spy chiefs urge Congress to renew internet surveillance law
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former U.S. intelligence officials who worked for both Republican and Democratic presidents urged Congress on Monday to renew an internet surveillance program they said has stopped militant plots and helped policymakers steer ...

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The stolen identity of Taiwan Jones: why people lie on the internet - New Statesman


The stolen identity of Taiwan Jones: why people lie on the internet
New Statesman
After an internet campaign to #FindTaiwan, the student finally saw the tweet and tweeted his own, forlorn, response: “Fuck”. But three hours and one minute later, another man named Taiwan Jones spoke up. “I just found out I failed my midterms,” he wrote.

Enthused by Wi-Fi hotspots, Cubans clamor for more Internet access - Reuters


Reuters

Enthused by Wi-Fi hotspots, Cubans clamor for more Internet access
Reuters
That has whet Cubans' appetite for better and cheaper access to the internet. “A lot has changed,” said Maribel Sosa, 54, after standing for an hour with her daughter at the corner of a park in Havana, video chatting with her family in the United ...

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Google and others back Internet of Things security push - Engadget - Engadget


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Google and others back Internet of Things security push - Engadget
Engadget
Rather than becoming ubiquitous in homes as expected, the Internet of Things (IoT) has become the butt of jokes, in part because of major security and privacy i.
Arm Has a Plan to Secure the Internet of Things - MIT Technology ... MIT Technology Review
ARM unveils Platform Security Architecture to secure the “ internet of things” SiliconANGLE News (blog)

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'Neopets': Inside Look at Early 2000s Internet Girl Culture - RollingStone.com


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'Neopets': Inside Look at Early 2000s Internet Girl Culture
RollingStone.com
The community eventually expanded past the bounds of the Neopets platform and began to spread elsewhere on the Internet, as explored in game designer Nina Freeman's 2017 title Lost Memories Dot Net. Neopets was the wireframe for a community of girls ...

Regulate the internet - The Week Magazine


The Week Magazine

Regulate the internet
The Week Magazine
and, of course, America's grandstander-in-chief, John McCain (R-Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood), to regulate the internet. The bill, an admirably specific piece of proposed legislation in the era of Graham-Cassidy Part XVII, would require websites with more ...

The internet of things: Why it matters - CNBC


CNBC

The internet of things: Why it matters
CNBC
The iPod, Facebook, "smart" televisions: the 21 st century has seen a host of innovations that have transformed the way we live. The rise of the so called internet of things, or IoT, is another technological development that is starting to become an ...

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