Under the law, passed by the standing committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC), all key network infrastructure and information systems will be made “secure and controllable”.… Read the rest
Tim Wu, a Columbia Law School professor and, according to Bloomberg an ally of Google, co-wrote a paper delivered over the weekend alleging that the firm dishes out its own content rather than operate an even hand to search engine results.… Read the rest
The EC report said that next generation access (NGA) broadband was now available to 68.1 percent of EU homes, meaning that there were 15.5 million households using 30Mbps or greater broadband compared to last year.… Read the rest
But now the British Library has come up with a so-called “Magna Carta for the digital age”
It contains 10 clauses selected by 30,000 voters who chose their favourites from a list the British Library supplied.… Read the rest
In a speech at a Which magazine conference, Sharon White said that while customer service levels are better, ordinary people are finding to it hard to change their providers and to cancel contracts.… Read the rest
A new study, penned by the University of Pennsylvania that internet users are unhappy with the way their privacy is undermined by advertisers and online companies, yet feel there is nothing they can do about it.… Read the rest
In a bid to further regulate the internet, the government run Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) has been given the power to summon people running online news and information portals and bring them to account.
China is already one of the most highly regulated countries in the world and jealously protects its subjects from reading things it doesn’t want them to.… Read the rest
Despite rather worrying financial results earlier this week, IBM continues to blaze the way in its plans to be an important player in the internet of things (IoT).
Indeed it wants to be the most important player.
It signed a seven year deal with French manufacturer Peugeot Citroen today to help analyse data from so-called connected cars.… Read the rest
The MIT researchers said two years ago they proposed a method for preventing outsiders by checking the way computers access memory banks.… Read the rest
Zuckerberg said Facebook made internet.org in an attempt to connect the globe by striking deas with mobile operators and governments.… Read the rest