internet policy

Facebook to look into face recognition software’s security concerns

July 27th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook’s new facial recognition software is continuing to generate a lot of controversy. The new feature was introduced in the United States last December and ... Read more...

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US working to ease wiretaps on the Internet

September 27th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept.27 (ANI): American law enforcement and national security officials are preparing to seek sweeping new regulations for the Internet, arguing that their ability to wiretap criminal and terrorism suspects is ... Read more...

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US Federal Communications Commission stalls Internet neutrality talks

August 8th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.8 (ANI): US regulators have halted closed-door meetings intended to find a way to make sure all web data is treated equally.According to the BBC, the US Federal Communications Commission was ... Read more...

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China issues white paper on internet policy

June 8th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 8 (IANS) China Tuesday published a white paper on its internet policy, stressing its commitment to freedom of speech on the internet. The white paper, released by the State Council Information ... Read more...

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China issues White Paper enshrining citizens’ right to freedom of speech on Net

June 8th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 8 (ANI): The Chinese Government has issued a White Paper on its Internet policy and the document specifically highlights the importance of the guarantee of citizens' freedom of speech ... Read more...

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Oz banker caught live looking at near-naked Miranda Kerr pics

February 3rd, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, February 3 (ANI): An Australian bank adviser has landed in hot water after he was busted staring at a series of near-naked photographs of supermodel Miranda Kerr.The adviser, believed to be ... Read more...

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Facebook indicted for privacy violations in Canada

July 17th, 2009 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 17 (IANS) Indicting Facebook for privacy violations, Canada's Privacy Commissioner Thursday said though "privacy issues are top of mind for Facebook, and (yet) we found serious privacy gaps in ... Read more...

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No free tea or coffee for staff at IBM offices from May 1

April 14th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 14 (ANI): IBM worldwide has begun cost cuts in order to battle the effects of the global financial crisis and will scrap office amenities such as tea and coffee, and ... Read more...

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The Brit teacher who looked at porn during class lessons

November 9th, 2008 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
!-- NO IMAGE -- London, Nov 9 (ANI): A Brit teacher has admitted to viewing porn while teaching in the classroom.Darren Adamson, 36, also called sex phonelines from school telephones, the General ... Read more...

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Facebook faces privacy probe in Canada

May 31st, 2008 - 10:31 am ICT by admin
Toronto, May 31 IANS) Facebook is under the scanner in Canada following allegations by intern law students at the Ottawa-based Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic that the social networking website ... Read more...

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