Free speech, targeted ads, and the quest to unspread misinformation
Sunday marked the 28th anniversary in which Tim Berners-Lee, the English computer scientist accredited with the invention of the World Wide Web concept, submitted his original proposal to CERN that ultimately became the first standard for the internet.
Researchers find not feeding them does not kill them
A team of brave boffins have been investigating internet trolls and reached the conclusion that there is no cure.
Must be ruled by the US telcos
Shy and retiring US president Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump is almost certain to hand over control of the internet to the US comms companies and abandon the net neutrality which has made the technology great again.
Think of the children
The UK government has decided that it will ban all web sites which depict “unconventional sex”.
By the end of the year, the world will have crossed a milestone with more than half its population connected to the world wide web.
Bans the use of the word fat to describe Kim Jong Un
Chinese websites are banned from using the phrase "Kim Fatty the Third" to describe North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
That’s nobody’s business but the Turks
Much of the internet appears to have gone down in Turkey and it is widely believed that the government is doing the throttling.
Uninterrupted 5G coverage by 2025
European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker made some bold statement about the future of 5G in his State of the Union 2016 speech.
Beats Adele and Justin Bieber, not literally but tragically
David Bowie's video released just three days before his death has set an absolute record for the Vevo video streaming platform.
Without a warrant
The UK government, upon which insanity never sets, wants to give police to view the web browsing history of everyone in the country without a warrant.