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Twitter founder regrets helping centralise the Internet
Published in News


Dorsey said the good old days were much better

Twitter founder Jack Dorsey has admitted he regrets helping creating a centralised internet based around a few big corporates.

Big Content killed off new song industry
Published in News
Monday, 07 February 2022 13:01

Big Content killed off new song industry


Old songs make up 70 per cent of the new music market

Whatever Big Content did to preserve the music industry since the rise of the internet it killed off new music.

Hacker confesses to shutting down North Korea’s internet
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Disappointed that the US did not seem interested in protecting its security experts

Hacked off that the US authorities were not doing enough to stop North Korean hackers attacking security experts, a solitary hacker switched off North Korea’s internet to show them who was boss.

Cloud is starting to break the internet
Published in Cloud
Monday, 20 December 2021 13:23

Cloud is starting to break the internet


I canna hold her captain

Increasing dependence on cloud structures are starting to hurt the internet infrastructure, according to NBC news.

UK government has another go at censoring the internet
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It is easier than putting food on shelves

In the middle of a crisis where it can’t put petrol in cars and food on shelves, the UK government has decided that it is a good time to censor the internet.

UK ready to spend billions on fibre
Published in Network
Thursday, 18 March 2021 10:15

UK ready to spend billions on fibre


Needs to end network constipation 

The UK is set to create the conditions for BT to invest billions of pounds in rolling out full fibre broadband nationwide by giving it flexibility on the pricing of its fastest services for the long term.

US corporations have too much power over the Internet
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Sunde, bloody Sunde

One of the original founders of The Pirate Bay, Peter Sunde, is warning against the power American corporations have on the internet.

Searching for bias on web now legal
Published in News
Tuesday, 31 March 2020 11:27

Searching for bias on web now legal


Trump’s Attorney General routed

Searching for bias in websites or in social notworking groups should not get you arrested for hacking in the US, a federal court has ruled.

Internet streaming and usage soars
Published in News
Thursday, 26 March 2020 11:22

Internet streaming and usage soars


Oddly not as much as we expected

The first internet streaming and usage figures are coming in as the coronavirus pandemic places a quarter of the world’s population under lockdown.

Internet high-fibre diet increasing
Published in Network
Wednesday, 04 March 2020 10:58

Internet high-fibre diet increasing


More countries cross 50 percent mark

Nine OECD countries now have high-speed fibre making up half or more of their fixed Internet connections, according to an update to the OECD’s broadband portal.