Tag Archives: Website

Nominet plans debate on pulling criminal websites

Nominet has announced that it will be holding discussions on policy including whether it should be given the responsibility to vet illegal websites, and the power to shut them down. At.. more
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Anonymous hits Yemen government website

Online activist group Anonymous has struck against another government in the Middle East, this time the regime of Yemen. Earlier this week, the loose collective of cyber-activists launched an attack on.. more
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Unions vent anger over BBC online job cuts

Yesterday, we heard the news that the BBC is planning to slash the budget for its many websites. The cuts are apparently necessary in order to meet the license fee settlement,.. more
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Lush Cosmetics website hacked, credit cards compromised

The website of Lush, a firm which makes handmade cosmetics, has been the victim of a hack attack which has hoovered up some customer credit card details. The company has taken its site down, as it states that the hackers are still attempting to access.. more
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Kindle is Amazon’s best selling item

While the rise of the iPad appeared to have Amazon worried last year – spurring major price cuts to the Kindle, and measures such as the recent introduction of book loaning – it seems that the e-reader is doing pretty well for itself. In fact,.. more
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Amazon downed, but not by Anonymous

It seems that the Amazon website was down for about 30 minutes yesterday evening, in not just the UK but a number of European countries. But online shoppers didn’t have their Christmas gift buying interrupted by Anonymous, the activist group which calls itself “fighters for.. more
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Twitter answers WikiLeaks censorship rumours

Twitter has posted on its blog to answer those – including “hacktivists” who might attack their servers – who feel that the social networking site is censoring the topic of WikiLeaks and stopping it from trending. The suspicion comes after PayPal admitted that they had.. more
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Facebook introduces new profile page design

Facebook has been tinkering again, and the result is a new, more visual focused profile page for its half billion plus user base. The rejigged page is headed up by basic information about the user, such as their job, where they live and who their.. more
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Groupon turns down $6 billion Google offer

Google’s bid for deal-of-the-day website Groupon has apparently failed. We reported on this story a week ago, when a tipster had suggested that a deal was pretty much done and dusted at $2.5 billion. Well, it turns out that the deal is very much dusty.. more
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Google to censor pirate terms on search engine

Google is looking at ways it can better censor piracy related websites from being located on its search site. In a blog post, Kent Walker, General Counsel for Google, notes that as the web has grown, so has the number of bad apple websites who.. more
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