Monday, March 30, 2015

Internet

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Thomas Gaist Telecommunications corporations Verizon and AT&T automatically monitor and record all Internet activity by users accessing their cellular data networks, according to reports published...

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Headlines in the World’s Only Great Newspaper: Starting This Past Weekend, Till Today Eric Zuesse Where can one go in order to find honestly reported news...

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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...

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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...

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Google will pay a historic fine to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it bypassed privacy settings and used cookies to track Apple Safari...

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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...

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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...

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If anyone had any vague ideas that what they do online is private then the recently released figures from Google should dispel that myth....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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"....

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The company said on Wednesday that it raised £15m through a placing of 3.3m shares at £4.50 each, a discount of 85p on Tuesday's...

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Web bugs are small bits of code embedded in Websites that add functionality and share information. They're almost impossible to ignore, but Jim Rapoza...

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When asked about online privacy, most people say they want more information about how they are being tracked and more control over how their...

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BECOME AN SEO GURU IN HOURS! JUST $27 PER MONTH Since the demand in SEO (Search Engine Optimization) has increased by almost 10 fold in the past...

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There will always be times when you don't want other people to know which sites you've been visiting, whatever you use the Internet for....

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Kiel, Germany - Web browsers are not particularly loyal programs. When pushed, they reveal more about our surfing behaviour than we might prefer. A...

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A privacy watchdog has banned Google Inc. from gathering detailed, street-level images in Greece for a planned expansion of its panoramic Street View mapping...

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Kevin Bankston of the Electronic Frontier Foundation recently said: "Google knows more about you than your mother." A few years ago, it might have...

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If your data is online, it is not private. Oh, maybe it seems private. Certainly, only you have access to your e-mail. Well, you...

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By Aharon Etengoff | Chicago (IL) - Yahoo is currently hosting a summit on business and human rights at its Sunnyvale campus. Journalists...

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During the weekend, Tory Leader, David Cameron placed further scrutiny under the Labour Governments "Electronic Patient Records system" and has called for NHS records to be...

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When it comes to Search Engine Optimization (SEO) there's really only two options available. Pay Per Click (PPC) or Organic SEO. The first option means...

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THE RINF SEO MASTERCLASS VIDEO SERIES RINF founder, Mick Meaney explains how easy it is to get top search engine rankings, by just clicking your mouse. Even...

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By Chris Williams  | MPs have today launched an investigation into the use of snooping technology by ISPs which allows them to profile customers for...

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LONDON - The majority of people interviewed in the latest Brand Republic video are against the government's plans to monitor social networking sites, claiming...

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  Increasingly, companies, governments, police and even criminals are seeking the greatest possible access to our private data. The internet provides a previously unimaginable level...

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Google's new Street View service - which displays 360-degree photographs of streetscapes in 25 British towns - has made it a challenge getting pages...

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By Stefano Ambrogi | Social networking websites like Facebook could be forced to pass on details of users' friends and contacts under government proposals to...

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Privacy campaigners have written an open letter to leading web companies demanding they resist the introduction of the Phorm web user tracking system by...

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By Alice Wyllie | IT HAS already revolutionised the way we search for information, find images or plan routes, but...

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The ever-increasing power of computers that is helping the internet to grow is also threatening its future. That was the warning delivered by Tim...

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Sir Tim Berners-Lee has compared BT's decision to roll out Phorm as like "allowing them to put a television camera in your room". Sir...

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By Darren Waters | The controversial targeted advertising firm Phorm is to hold a second open Town Hall meeting, a year after it first met...

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By Larry Dignan  Facebook has reverted to its old terms of service after a backlash from users. Over the weekend a ruckus ensued after it was...

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By Verity Burns Facebook has updated its terms of service this month, claiming rights to all content uploaded to the site, even after you delete...

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By William Jackson | One fun thing about the interactive world of Web 2.0 is the online applications you can take advantage of, such...

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foobar  After the terrible events of September 11, 2001 it didn't take long for a piece of legislature to be passed in the US, called...

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Information Week The headline practically says it all. Google (NSDQ: GOOG) is being sued by a Pittsburgh couple for posting images of its house on...

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In the last 15 years or so, as a society we have had access to more information than ever before in modern history because...

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UPI | The U.S. military is looking for a contractor to patrol cyberspace, watching for warning signs of forthcoming terrorist attacks or other hostile...

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RINF has launched a new web hosting service for businesses, individuals, groups and campaigns. As dissident websites and blogs are increasingly being censored and in some cases...

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Via Blairwatch | We earlier reported an initiative about the EU certifying bloggers. EU Observer has an interesting report about the outcry from this,...

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By Annalee Newitz | A couple of weeks ago I went to the annual Maker Faire in San Mateo, an event where people from all...

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UPDATE: Thanks to information obtained by RINF readers, it appears Virgin Media are trying to distance themselves from Phorm. Virgin Media stated: "Virgin Media has signed...

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By Garett Rogers | I guess either way, the answer is ultimately China, but this latest news on Google’s censorship in China is a...

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By Mitch Ratcliffe | Here’s a simple rule for preventing totalitarian rule in any nation: Don’t build the systems for monitoring people’s daily lives...

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By Anne Broache | The FBI on Wednesday called for new legislation that would allow federal police to monitor the Internet for "illegal activity."  The suggestion from...

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By Jane Macartney | China has overtaken the US as the world’s biggest user of the internet, thanks to a rise of more than...

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By Larry Dignan | EBay said Tuesday that it is suing craigslist, Craig Newmark and Jim Buckmaster to “safeguard its four-year financial investment.” The auction giant...

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By Lewis Carter The internet could soon be made obsolete by a new "grid" system which is 10,000 times faster than broadband connections. Web could collapse...

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WASHINGTON, March 24 (UPI) -- The U.S. National Security Agency has released its own version of the open-source computer operating system Linux, which offers...

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FBI also spies on home soil for military, documents show; Much information acquired without court order John Byrne The Federal Bureau of Investigation has been routinely...

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By MATTHEW HICKLEY BT tested secret "spyware" on tens of thousands of its broadband customers without their knowledge, it admitted yesterday. It carried out covert trials...

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