Archive: 10/29/2012

Showdown set on bid to give UN control of Internet

It is expected to be the mother of all cyber diplomatic battles. When delegates gather in Dubai in December for an obscure UN agency meeting, fighting is expected to be intense over proposals to rewrite global ...

Oct 29, 2012
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France eyes 'Google Tax' for French websites

(AP)—French President Francois Hollande is considering a pushing for a new tax that would see search engines such as Google have to pay each time they use content from French media.

Oct 29, 2012
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In Vietnam, US relies on pirate site to network

(AP)—It's a wildly popular website laden with unlicensed songs and Hollywood movies, a prime exhibit of the digital piracy that is strangling the music industry in Asia and eroding legitimate online sales ...

Oct 29, 2012
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Romania gov't will SMS travelers to warn of risks

(AP)—In Romania, where many people travel overseas in search of work, the government has launched a text message service to advise citizens about nations that it considers too dangerous to visit.

Oct 29, 2012
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