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Iran turns off internet
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Monday, 18 November 2019 10:10

Iran turns off internet


Worried about fuel protests

Iran has reportedly shut down nearly all internet access in the country in retaliation to escalating protests that were originally ignited by a rise in fuel prices, according to readings taken by NetBlocks, a non-governmental organization that monitors cybersecurity and internet governance around the world.

Keeping 8chan off the net
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Monday, 21 October 2019 11:02

Keeping 8chan off the net


Former owner campaigns against it

8chan's current owner is still having trouble getting the site back online -- and that's due at least partly to lobbying against 8chan by the site's founder.

Microsoft wants to connect 40 million people to the net
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These are not those who can’t connect after the last update

Software King of the world Microsoft's 2017 Airband Initiative wants to connect 40 million people around the globe to the internet by 2022.

Nvidia driver 431.60 can fail installation
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Wednesday, 07 August 2019 14:06

Nvidia driver 431.60 can fail installation


Disconnect the internet to make it work

Finally finding the time to update a PC is not easy but finally, a Core i9 9900K found its way into the Asus ROG Maximus XI Extreme motherboard. Installation went well until Geforce 2080 Ti installation using the official driver from website kept failing to install the control panel. Here is how to fix it.

Internet screen time is depressing teens
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Tuesday, 16 July 2019 11:53

Internet screen time is depressing teens


Better to have them playing computer games

Screen time -- and social media in particular -- is linked to an increase in depressive symptoms in teenagers, according to a new study by researchers at Montreal's Sainte-Justine Hospital.

France approves internet giant tax
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Monday, 08 July 2019 11:45

France approves internet giant tax


Nasty roast beef eating Americans we strike you roughly with a baguette

France’s lower house of parliament approved Thursday a small, pioneering tax on internet giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook -- and the French government hopes other countries will follow suit.

Half of the internet's mail servers infected by giant bug
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Spotted by Qualys 

A critical remote command execution (RCE) security flaw impacts over half of the Internet's email servers, security researchers from Qualys have revealed today.

Bad bots make up roughly 37.9 percent of internet traffic
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Bot Arms Race Continues

"Bad bots" tasked with performing denial of service (DoS) attacks or other malicious activities like automatically publishing fake content or reviews, are estimated to make up roughly 37.9 percent of all internet traffic.

Russia builds Great Firewall of Russia
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Wednesday, 17 April 2019 12:41

Russia builds Great Firewall of Russia


Seems everyone wants a wall these days

The Russian government has confirmed that it will build an internet structure similar to China’s in a desperate bid to make sure that Russians don’t revolt against their current Tsar.

Russians revolt over tight internet restrictions
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You can take our freedom but not our porn

While Russians seemed perfectly content with the reign of Tsar Vladimir Putin and his excessive controls, they seem to be more than a little miffed that he is attempting to control the internet.