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Battling over the Internet

Binoy Kampmark, dissidentvoice.org | It was once deemed the ungovernable frontier, ironic for the fact that it, itself, arose as a feature of the U.S. state apparatus.  But states have been attempting to impose some regulatory framework over the internet since ...

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Facebook gets privacy ultimatum from German consumer groups

Facebook must stop providing personal data to third-party app makers without getting users’ explicit consent, the Federation of German Consumer Organisations (VZBV) said on Tuesday. If Facebook does not comply before next Monday, it could face legal action.

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Don’t be evil? Google fined again for breaking privacy laws

Google will pay a historic fine to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it bypassed privacy settings and used cookies to track Apple Safari users who visited Google‘s DoubleClick ad network.

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Surfthechannel founder condemns the British justice system

Here is the message in full – posted on the Surfthechannel website, as seen in the Google Cache. A Very British Miscarriage Of Justice    The real story behind the conviction of SurfTheChannel´s owner Anton VickermanThe story that follows is ...

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8 Most Useful Extensions for Google Chrome

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Everyone has their own opinion as to which is the best and the fastest Internet browser, but according to StatCounter, Google Chrome is the most widely used in the world. As of May 2012, Chrome had a 33% worldwide usage ...

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Anonymous Surfing – No Chance in the UK

If anyone had any vague ideas that what they do online is private then the recently released figures from Google should dispel that myth. Google has released figures based on the following – “Requests from government agencies around the world ...

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Internet Freedom Is Not a Universal Value, Secretary of State Clinton

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s speech on the universality of Internet Freedom is a wonderful speech that I personally applaud but it is seriously flawed when applied to China and to Google in China. Absolute internet freedom is a value ...

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SEO Internet Marketing Is Changing

As Google recently announced they are to include site speed when deciding on where to place a website in its search rankings, the face of Internet marketing, specifically SEO, is changing for the better. What does this mean to Internet users? A ...

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Government replies to EU legal challenge on Phorm

The government has replied to a legal challenge from the European Commission (EC) over the online advertising technology Phorm. Phorm provides a model that allows advertising to be targeted at users online. In April the EC told the UK to ...

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Internet privacy: Where everybody knows your name

Nightjack’s blog is, as its author put it rather beautifully yesterday, “slowly melting away as it drops off the edge of the Google cache”. Nightjack has gone, too, exposed by the Times as Detective Constable Richard Horton from the Lancashire ...

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