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The Week in Internet News: China and Russia Target ‘Illegal’ Content
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Technology 14 October 2019

The Week in Internet News: China and Russia Target ‘Illegal’ Content

Content crackdown: China and Russia plan to sign an agreement to crack down on what they consider “illegal” Internet...

The Week in Internet News: Governments Pressure Facebook to Halt Encryption Plans
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Technology 7 October 2019

The Week in Internet News: Governments Pressure Facebook to Halt Encryption Plans

Anti-encryption demands: Government officials from the U.S., U.K., and Australia have asked Facebook to put a hold on its...

The Week in Internet News: The New Internet Space Race
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Technology 30 September 2019

The Week in Internet News: The New Internet Space Race

Broadband in space: The Associated Press, via the New York Post, has a story on the new space race...

The Week in Internet News: IoT Devices Could Put Privacy at Risk, Study Says
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Technology 23 September 2019

The Week in Internet News: IoT Devices Could Put Privacy at Risk, Study Says

A real privacy headache: Internet of Things devices potentially expose consumer information to other parties, according to a recent...

The Week in Internet News: Antitrust Investigations of Big Tech Heat Up
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Technology 16 September 2019

The Week in Internet News: Antitrust Investigations of Big Tech Heat Up

Playing monopoly: Antitrust investigations of large U.S. tech companies are launching, with 48 state attorneys general announcing a Google...

The Week in Internet News: Covert Social Media Campaign Champions Military Rulers
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Technology 9 September 2019

The Week in Internet News: Covert Social Media Campaign Champions Military Rulers

The Internet as warfighting tool: Military rulers in Sudan and other countries are paying “Internet warfare” firms to develop...

The Week in Internet News: Your Doorbell is Spying on You
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Technology 4 September 2019

The Week in Internet News: Your Doorbell is Spying on You

We’ve got our eyes on you: Ring, the Amazon-owned, IoT-powered video doorbell and security system vendor, has partnered with...

The Week in Internet News: Google, Mozilla Block Surveillance in Kazakhstan
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Technology 26 August 2019

The Week in Internet News: Google, Mozilla Block Surveillance in Kazakhstan

Root-level spying: Google and Mozilla are blocking surveillance efforts by Kazakhstan’s government, Engadget reports. The two organizations are blocking...

The Week in Internet News: White House Proposes Social Media Monitoring
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Technology 19 August 2019

The Week in Internet News: White House Proposes Social Media Monitoring

We’re watching you: A leaked proposal from U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration would put the Federal Communications Commission in...

The Week in Internet News: Testing 1, 2, 3
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Technology 12 August 2019

The Week in Internet News: Testing 1, 2, 3

This is a test: Amazon has asked the U.S. Federal Communications Commission for permission to test a new wireless...

The Week in Internet News: Capital One Breach Affects Over 100 Million
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Technology 5 August 2019

The Week in Internet News: Capital One Breach Affects Over 100 Million

Millions and millions served: More than 100 million people were affected by a massive data breach at banking and...

The Week in Internet News: The Internet of Things and the Domain Name System
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Technology 29 July 2019

The Week in Internet News: The Internet of Things and the Domain Name System

IoT vs. DNS: As the use of the Internet of Things grows, so do its threats on the Internet’s...

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