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The Top 10 Countries That Use Social Media

December 28, 2012, 2:09 am

Whether it is free speech, efficiency in business, live updates on what’s happening in the world, or simply chatting with friends, social media is at the center of a [...]

Google Battles UN Internet Proposal, Censorship

November 20, 2012, 11:07 pm

Google has come out swinging against a United Nations (UN) led effort to decide the future of the open Internet at behind-closed-doors December meeting.

EU Regulators Slamming Door On Unfair Tech Competition

October 25, 2012, 5:35 am

Yesterday regulators in the EU charged Microsoft with a breach of promise to consumer in not having provided rival browser choices. The ruling, handed down by EU antitrust [...]

Twitter’s Blockage of neo-Nazi Tweets

October 19, 2012, 4:18 am

Micro blogging network Twitter did something rather extraordinary yesterday, their decision to block Germans from seeing tweets by a neo-Nazi group setting many precedents. [...]

Facebook Drops Face Recognition in Europe Amid Privacy Concerns

September 21, 2012, 7:19 pm

Under fire from regulators, Facebook agreed to switch off its face recognition feature for its users in the European Union.

Microsoft Azure’s China Cloud Raises Troubling Questions

September 14, 2012, 12:51 pm

Microsoft’s move to offer cloud computing services in China may have made a big splash in the media last week, but it also raises a troubling set of questions about corporate [...]

If It Sounds Like Apple, Does Apple Own It?

September 13, 2012, 5:20 am

All the news that is news about Apple today tells of iPhone 5′s release in San Francisco. However, just as company boss Tim Cook took to the stage to show off the new hand [...]

Google, Facebook, Amazon to Form Lobby Group

July 26, 2012, 10:38 pm

Google, Amazon, eBay, Facebook, and other massive Internet companies are forming a U.S. lobby group known as the Internet Association.

Internet Freedom is a Basic Right, UN Declares

July 9, 2012, 2:23 pm

The United Nations Human Rights Council affirmed that people should have the same human rights while using the Internet and in other technologies as they do offline, including [...]

Google Transparency Report Reveals Rise in Government Censorship

June 19, 2012, 2:27 pm

Countries that have been infamous for censoring content, such as China, have continued to put their requests forward with Google.


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