Alphabet brings balloon internet to Kenya
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Loony Tunes? We don't think so

A division of Alphabet – Google's parent company – has struck a deal with Telkom Kenya to bring the internet to people of the country.

People to spend more time on the net than watching TV
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First time

According to estimates from media agency Zenith, next year, for the first time, people will spend more time using the internet than watching TV.

India invented the internet thousands of years ago
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Government minister touts ancient Indian engineering feat 

Ancient Indians invented the internet thousands of years ago, according to an Indian government minister.

Republicans want to extend internet snooping plan
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Worried about armed revolt

Having just spent a fortune giving big corporations and the very rich tax cuts while doing nothing for the poor and middle classes, the US Republicans want to maintain the iron grip that security forces have over the internet, just in case the rest of the country revolts by linking themselves to worldwide terrorist organisations.

Net infrastructure faces Russian threat
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Cutting edge

A UK military Air Chief Marshall has warned that the cable infrastructure which keeps the internet running is in danger of being disrupted by Russia.

Trump administration kills off net-neutrality
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Comment: But the rebellion has begun

Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump's communications watchdog the FCC has decided to dismantle one of the key planks that made the Internet Great – net neutrality.

Internet founders and pioneers rally to protect net
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A last stand for sanity

More than 20 internet pioneers and leaders including the “father of the internet”, Vint Cerf and the inventor of the world wide web, Tim Berners-Lee, have urged the FCC to cancel its vote to repeal net neutrality.

FCC ignored 22 million public comments
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Democracy is something for other countries

The FCC ignored more than 22 million comments chiming in on the net neutrality debate and only listened to the views of big corporations.

Kim Dotcom mulls creating his own internet again
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If he does not get jailed first

Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom has weighed in on the controversy surrounding the US government's decision to overturn net neutrality and started pushing the suggestion of creating a new internet.

Techies mock Teresa May’s internet terror policy
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It will make it harder to track terrorists

As we expected, Teresa May is attempting to use the latest terrorist attacks in the UK to clamp down on the use of the internet by non-terrorists. The only problem is that security experts are warning that her plans will make it harder to track terror cells.