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Gamergate is the latest controversial plot in 'Law & Order: SVU'

Previews of the next episode of the TV cop drama show a female video game developer harassed and threatened by online trolls.

By 10 February 2015

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Mandatory Data Retention laws pass Australian Parliament

Telecommunications and internet service providers will now be required to store their customers' metadata for at least two years under laws that passed the Australian parliament with little opposition.

By 26 March 2015

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Apple's Tim Cook speaks out against pro-discrimination laws

Published in the Washington Post, the Apple CEO's latest statement says a wave of legislation is pending across the country that would discriminate against the LGBT community.

By 30 March 2015

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Data retention laws pass, Netflix is live and site blocking could be in the works (Girt by CNET podcast 20)

Australia's controversial data retention laws pass, Netflix hits Australia with aggressive pricing and site blocking legislation heads to parliament.

By 27 March 2015

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Odds shorten on data retention laws thanks to bipartisan support

A parliamentary joint committee has handed down its report on proposed data retention laws, recommending that parliament pass the legislation, but advising that further safeguards are needed.

By 27 February 2015

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Facebook's new terms of service violates EU law, Belgian groups say

The groups, which analyzed the social network's new terms of service and data policy at the request of Belgium's Privacy Commission, say Facebook is placing too great a burden on its users.

By 24 February 2015

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Net neutrality laws get backing of Web founder Berners-Lee

The father of the World Wide Web says that we need specific laws to ensure that the Internet remains open and an engine for growth.

By 4 February 2015

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Illinois law allows schools to demand students' Facebook passwords

Technically Incorrect: Conceived to combat cyberbullying, a new law in Illinois may result in schools demanding social media passwords, even if the posting was not done at school or on school computers.

By 21 January 2015

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China's new app law drives away unlicensed taxis

The crackdown on unlicensed drivers has been made official in China, with changes to how taxi apps are allowed to operate.

By 12 January 2015

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Cop allegedly objects to proof of insurance on phone, gets law wrong

In more than half the states, drivers are allowed to show proof of car insurance electronically. One driver, allegedly pulled over for playing "F--- Tha Police," says the cop who stopped him didn't know the law.

By 19 December 2014