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The Interactive Advertising Bureau doesn't like how tens of millions of people use ad-blocking software. IAB's general counsel has a counterattack: block the blockers.
After a Web provider updated its software to block the search giant's ads, the French government says, "This kind of blocking is inconsistent with a free and open Internet."
SRware Iron, Comodo Dragon, and Dooble use the Chromium browser engine but promise to protect your privacy better than Google Chrome.
Revenue at the nonprofit group nearly doubled in 2012 thanks to a new deal with Google. The money, says executive chair Mitchell Baker, is funding a big push to bring Firefox to the mobile market.
Google knows more about you than ever before, and you like it that way. How did the popular yet controversial company convince you of its trustworthiness?
In response to Google's cease-and-desist letter alleging terms-of-service violations, Microsoft says all it needs from Google is "access to the necessary APIs" to create ad support.
A handful of app developers receive notices from the Web giant saying that their ad-blocking software "interferes with or accesses another service or product in an unauthorized manner."
A congressional committee wants to know whether this telecommunications powerhouse is a national security threat. Why? CNET went to China to find out.
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