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.

All the world’s finance traffic routed through Russia
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Nothing to worry about


For a brief period, most of the world’s financial traffic was routed through a Russian government-controlled telecom and in the hands of Tsar Putin.

Boffins send lemonade on the internet
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When life gives you Apple, make lemonade


A group of researchers at the University of Singapore has worked out a way that it can convince you that you're drinking lemonade and can send it virtually over the internet.

Web inventor highlights three problems facing the world
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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.

Internet trolls cannot be cured
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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.

Trump to ban free and open internet
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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.

UK government set to define proper sex
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Think of the children

The UK government has decided that it will ban all web sites which depict “unconventional sex”.