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The Week in Internet News: U.S Wants China-Free ‘Clean’ Internet
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Technology 10 August 2020

The Week in Internet News: U.S Wants China-Free ‘Clean’ Internet

Scrubbing the Net: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he wants a “clean” Internet free of Chinese apps...

The Week in Internet News: U.S. Lawmakers Skewer Big Tech Firms
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Technology 3 August 2020

The Week in Internet News: U.S. Lawmakers Skewer Big Tech Firms

Attacking the big guys: During an antitrust hearing, U.S. lawmakers – both Democrats and Republicans – heaped criticism on...

The Week in Internet News: Looking for a Broadband Miracle in Rural Canada
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Technology 27 July 2020

The Week in Internet News: Looking for a Broadband Miracle in Rural Canada

Creating a miracle: Residents of rural British Columbia, Canada, are pushing for better Internet access, with one resident saying...

The Week in Internet News: Hackers Target COVID-19 Research
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Technology 20 July 2020

The Week in Internet News: Hackers Target COVID-19 Research

Hacking the research: Intelligence agencies from the U.S., U.K., and Canada have accused a Russian hacking group of targeting...

The Week in Internet News: Balloon-Based Internet Comes to Kenya
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Technology 13 July 2020

The Week in Internet News: Balloon-Based Internet Comes to Kenya

Up, up and away: Google’s Project Loon, focused on providing Internet access with balloons floating in the stratosphere, has...

The Week in Internet News: Facebook Faces Advertising Boycott
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Technology 6 July 2020

The Week in Internet News: Facebook Faces Advertising Boycott

Voting with their dollars: Hundreds of companies have pulled their advertising from Facebook because of the social media giant’s...

The Week in Internet News: Google to Pay Some News Publishers
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Technology 29 June 2020

The Week in Internet News: Google to Pay Some News Publishers

News isn’t free: Google has announced it will pay some news publishers in a “new news experience” it is...

The Week in Internet News: U.S. DOJ Wants to Hold Website Liable for User Comments
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Technology 22 June 2020

The Week in Internet News: U.S. DOJ Wants to Hold Website Liable for User Comments

Legal landmines: The U.S. Department of Justice has proposed ending a 24-year-old provision that protections websites and social media...

The Week in Internet News: Twitter Removes 170,000 Pro-China Accounts
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Technology 15 June 2020

The Week in Internet News: Twitter Removes 170,000 Pro-China Accounts

No more tweets for you: Twitter has removed 170,000 accounts it says are tied to a coordinated pro-China campaign,...

The Week in Internet News: Zoom Says End-to-End Encryption Only for Paying Users
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Technology 8 June 2020

The Week in Internet News: Zoom Says End-to-End Encryption Only for Paying Users

No free encryption: Popular videoconferencing service Zoom has promised to roll out end-to-end encryption, but it won’t provide encrypted...

The Week in Internet News: Executive Order Targets Social Media
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Technology 29 May 2020

The Week in Internet News: Executive Order Targets Social Media

Trump vs. Twitter: U.S. President Donald Trump, one of Twitter’s most prolific users, has signed an executive order directing...

The Week in Internet News: Hong Kong Residents Flock to VPNs
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Technology 25 May 2020

The Week in Internet News: Hong Kong Residents Flock to VPNs

Surveillance is coming: Hong Kong residents are rushing to download virtual private network apps after the Chinese government announced...

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