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  Plans for a new internet governance body are struggling to get off the ground after blowback from the internet community itself.   The NetMundial Initiative... 

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  The head of the non-profit organization that manages the infrastructure of the Internet is committed to listening to and understand the needs of China’s... 

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  Summary: The Defending Internet Freedom Act [PDF], put forward by Congressman Mike Kelly (R-PA), would see the creation of a board made up of techies and... 

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  ICANN CEO Fadi Chehade  has told Bloomberg yesterday in an interview that government attempts to impose rules on the Internet are doomed to fail   Read... 

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“The internet is being utilized more by women, where women are increasing their rights, representation, and participation. The social media we frequently... 

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The Alaba Market, in Nigeria’s commercial capital of Lagos, is a chaotic mass of noise, vehicles and electronics shops; open air stalls selling software... 

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Fibre-tapping, which involves bending fibre-optic cables and using hi-tech means to access light they emit to steal data, has reportedly been used by UK and... 

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South African’s are too lazy to backup their stored personal data such as photos, videos and files, a research study has revealed.The study compiled by digital storage company Western Digital (WD) has found that 60% of South Africans never back up stored... 

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  According to ntldstats.com, Godaddy.com has become the first domain name registration to have registered more than 500,000 domain names.   Godaddy... 

  In October 2014, the Chair of ICANN’s Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC), Heather Dryden of Canada, stood down after four years at... 

American winemakers were joined by their counterparts from Champagne at a conference on deregulating internet domain names in an effort to boost... 

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Agence France Presse   BRUSSELS: The European Union Tuesday denounced Hungary’s plan for an Internet tax as a new threat to political freedom... 

  (Reuters) – Thousands of Hungarians protested in Budapest on Sunday against a planned new tax on Internet data transfers, which...