News tagged with government web

Official requests up for Web data: Google

Google said Tuesday the number of government requests to hand over data from users or to take down Web content rose in the first six months of 2012, extending a trend of recent years.

dateNov 13, 2012 in Internet
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Berlin startup scene gets nod from Google (Update)

Berlin's budding Internet entrepreneurs received the closest thing to an industry endorsement Tuesday, with a €1 million ($1.3 million) investment from Google Inc. for a new 'hub' where startups can work, ...

dateNov 13, 2012 in Business
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Web 'blackout' in Malaysia to protest law

Malaysian NGOs, well-known bloggers and opposition politicians on Tuesday staged a one-day "Internet blackout" to protest a legal amendment that they say threatens free expression on the Web.

dateAug 14, 2012 in Internet
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China's main microblog restricts user posts

China's best-known microblogging site has introduced new terms and conditions punishing those who post comments deemed offensive, as it comes under government pressure to clamp down on bloggers.

dateMay 29, 2012 in Internet
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Google's 1Q lobbying bill more than triples to $5M

(AP) -- Google's U.S. lobbying bill more than tripled to $5 million during the first three months of the year amid increased government scrutiny of the Internet search leader's business and privacy practices.

dateApr 23, 2012 in Business
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Discord unites elite hackers charged in NY, IL

At the large public housing project in New York City where he lived, outsiders knew him as a quiet family man. But federal prosecutors say Hector Xavier Monsegur was an Internet saboteur known as Sabu.

dateMar 08, 2012 in Internet
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Google's lobbying bill tops $2M for 1st time in 2Q

(AP) -- Google Inc.'s quarterly lobbying expenses surpassed $2 million for the first time during the spring and early summer amid U.S. government scrutiny that hatched a wide-ranging investigation into the Internet search ...

dateJul 21, 2011 in Business
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China plugging holes in 'Great Firewall'

China appears to be moving aggressively to plug holes in its "Great Firewall" censorship system, causing frustration for businesses and web users, foreign Internet companies and analysts said.

dateMar 22, 2011 in Internet
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