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Google’s Brin warns on web freedom

Google Logo Google’s Sergey Brin has been talking about freedom on the net, and has loosed some flak in the direction of both Facebook and Apple. In an interview with the Guardian, Brin.. more
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BT says UK will top European fibre table

broadband-news BT believes that the UK will have the best broadband in Europe by 2015, as the government has laid out as a target. Although we thought that was a target they’d.. more
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Plum report shows charging for content would harm innovation

internet The BBC, Blinkbox, Yahoo, Channel 4 and Skype have joined forces to produce a report to promote the open internet. The Plum report considers the idea that content providers should pay.. more
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Average Brit spends 10 hours a day connected to the net

A new study conducted by Plusnet Business has shown that the average Brit spends around ten hours a day connected to the net. The survey showed that almost a third of those questioned insisted that they are connected to the internet at all times and.. more
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Net-enabled devices to overtake PCs online in 2013

Font of much research iSuppli has produced another report, this one examining the rise of the Internet connected consumer electronics product. These are video games consoles, smart TVs, set-top boxes, tablets and Blu-ray players which are net-enabled, hooked up to allow users to play games,.. more
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Twitter users will be warned before names passed to authorities

It seems that the super-injunction busters on Twitter could potentially be in a degree of legal hot water. Speaking at the e-G8 summit in Paris, the BBC reports that European boss of the social network Tony Wang said: “Platforms have a responsibility, not to defend.. more
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Researchers suggest link between Internet pornography and sex offences

Recent research has pointed to a “causal link” between the rise of deviant pornographic images on the net and sexual offences committed in the real world. So claims an article in the Telegraph which cites Dr Tim Jones, a Senior Lecturer in Cognitive Psychology at.. more
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Berners-Lee calls for preservation of net neutrality

Sir Tim Berners-Lee has been talking net neutrality, and stressing the importance of the concept. A controversial subject in both the US and the UK over the last year, net neutrality is the principle of keeping an open Internet, where all traffic is treated fairly.. more
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UK ranked fifth in Internet freedom

The UK came fifth in a global table of Internet freedom. Freedom House carried out the Freedom on the Net 2011 report to determine which countries let their citizens surf free, and which enforced stricter levels of censorship on the web. The UK came fifth.. more
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RadioPlayer launches in UK unifying online radio

RadioPlayer, an online service which unites a large collection of UK radio stations, has just been launched. The BBC and commercial radio players Global and Guardian Media Group are behind the project, which has begun with 150 radio stations and the promise that more will.. more
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