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The UK government has tried to slyly add more surveillance laws into the House of Lords, pushing 18-pages of the Communications Data Bill, a law rejected in 2012 due to its aggressive and broad surveillance implementations. The Communications Data Bill looks to add way more surveillance and ...

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China has finally muted Gmail, after fighting with Google's web service for six months. Disruptions started in June this year, forcing Gmail users in China to access the email service through protocols. Microsoft Outlook and Apple's Mail portals have been the only way for Chinese users to ...

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Google News has been removed from Spain, following the new licensing law on headlines in the country. The Spanish Newspaper Publishers Association (AEDE) wanted to receive payment for every news story aggregated, but Google didn't agree. It is not the first time old media has misunderstood Google ...

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Sony Pictures has hired lawyer David Boies, in an attempt to silence press reporting on the #GOP hack. For almost a month, Sony Pictures has been facing relentless leaks, on everything from new movies, to business contracts, to private emails. The private emails look to be the ...

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The Pirate Bay has—for the past ten years—been the main source for pirated content. Various organizations upload movies, TV shows, music, books, software and other content onto The Pirate Bay, to be redistributed for free. Content creators have had enough and under the Right Alliance, filed a ...

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The UK has started the fight against the GCHQ, but it looks like privacy advocate groups have hit a wall at the first round. The Investigatory Powers Tribunal claimed it was not a violation of human rights for the government to employ mass surveillance through phone and ...

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The net neutrality debate has been ongoing in the U.S. for the past year, but in Europe most countries still hold full net neutrality, regulating the Internet service providers to make sure no fast-lanes or price hikes are allowed. German Chancellor Angela Merkel wants to change that, ...

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In an effort to stop companies like Google from diverting its profits overseas, the UK government has enacted a "Google tax" to close current loopholes in the formula — like diverting profits to Ireland — where there is a lower tax rate. A strict 25 percent tax ...

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