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Facebook, Yahoo, AOL appeal for protection of free speech online in UK

Facebook, Yahoo, AOL appeal for protection of free speech online in UK

Facebook, Yahoo, AOL UK and Mumsnet along with the Internet Service Providers' Association (ISPA) have appealed for the protection of better protection of free speech online in the UK by suggesting urgent reform of UK libel laws in an open letter to David Cameron.

Amazon bows on decision to sell guide for pedophiles

Amazon bows on decision to sell guide for pedophiles

Retail major, Amazon has appeared to have bowed to the public pressure over its decision to sell a how-to-guide for pedophiles.

The firm has removed the book self-published by Phillip R. Greaves II called `The Pedophile's Guide to Love and Pleasure: A Child-lover's Code of Conduct' from its Kindle store after initially defending on grounds of censorship.

Home Office recommends greater protection for privacy online

Home Office recommends greater protection for privacy online

The Home Office has recommended better protection of online privacy with the inclusion of a clear consent for information exchanged between a sender and receiver to be intercepted by a third party along with a civil sanction for "unintentional" breaches.

Negotiations for ultrafast broadband started

Negotiations for ultrafast broadband started

For building the network of ultrafast broadband scheme, a Crown Fibre Holdings has given the first recommendations to the Government. Presumably, they have asked to sign the contracts with Northpower, Alpine Energy and Wel Networks to expand the network to the eight citiets. The government will have to provide the below information to keep any deals transparent.

Google focuses on artificial intelligence in its products

Internet giant, Google is focusing on the technologies to improve its products and services and also create revolutionary products. The company has developed a car that drives itself and is looking in to algorithms to better understand human intent by improving it’s understand of the language.

Google Voice to go global

Google Voice to go global

Internet giant, Goggle’s call-handing service, Google Voice will now offer a new feature to its users where in they can record calls as MP3 audio files free of cost. The service has been available in the US only but the company is not planning to launch the service internationally.

Facebook might reveal details on Facebook phone Wednesday

Facebook might reveal details on Facebook phone Wednesday

Social networking giant, Facebook will organize a press event at the company head quarters this Wednesday and according to some it may unveil details about the often denied, Facebook phone.

Worm effects Twitter users

Worm effects Twitter users

A Norwegian programmer designed a computer worm to highlight security vulnerabilities in social micro blogging site, Twitter and the worm affect a number of users causing multiple pop ups and links to pornographic sites.

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