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Crackdown successfully reduces spam

Nearly a decade in the works, Internet-wide projects designed to keep e-mail safe from scams, spam, and identity-thieving phishing attempts are paying off.

By December 6, 2013

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UK government brands trolls 'baying cowards' ahead of stiff, new prison sentences

Planned new laws could put British Internet abusers behind bars for up to two years.

By October 20, 2014

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Apple and Google could be in crosshairs of Australian tax inquiry

Major international companies such as Apple and Google could soon have their accounts put under the microscope in Australia as part of a crackdown on corporate tax avoidance.

By October 2, 2014

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Ireland to close tax loophole favored by US tech giants

Come 2015, Ireland plans to start doing away with the "Double Irish" tax structure, which has allowed companies like Apple, Google and Facebook to shelter billion of dollars in profits from taxes.

By October 14, 2014

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Google cracks down on Gmail phishing with spam filters

In an effort to stop spammers, the web giant rejects emails that include "highly restricted" character combinations.

By August 12, 2014

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FTC charges 29 in crackdown on spam text message scams

The trade agency says the accused sent more than 180 million spam text messages falsely promising free gift cards.

By March 7, 2013

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EU regulators threaten privacy crackdown against Google

Web giant may face "repressive action" before summer if it does not respond to a dozen recommendations related to how it manages user data.

By February 18, 2013

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Vine in the cross-hairs as FIFA, ESPN seek World Cup takedowns

Social media is a company's best friend -- until it involves copyrights and trademarks. The latest example: Sports broadcasters are cracking down on 6-second clips of the World Cup.

By July 2, 2014

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Microsoft bets on early DLC and short list of exclusives at E3 2014

Microsoft's E3 press conference promises early DLC for multi-platform games and promising exclusive titles like Sunset Overdrive, Halo and a new Crackdown game.

By June 9, 2014

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Instagram account crackdown spreads panic, fear of hacking

Distressed Instagram users locked out of their accounts turn to Yahoo Answers for help. Confusion ensues.

By January 22, 2013