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British government opposes EU ban on roaming charges

The government has spoken out against EU plans to kill roaming charges and bring the telecoms industry into line across the continent.

By Sep. 30, 2013

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German government denies Windows 'back door' claims

The German government doles out common-sense advice on using Windows 8 and TPM 2.0 chips in conjunction, but it's distorted by some observers into wild claims of "back doors."

By Aug. 22, 2013

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U.N. summit derailed over human rights controversy

Telecoms summit grinds to halt after China and Algeria object to human rights language, an interruption that follows a vote to give a U.N. agency a more "active" role in shaping the Internet.

By Dec. 13, 2012

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Web 2.0 Summit goes beyond the Web (roundup)

This year's Web 2.0 Summit is hardly limited to the Internet. In addition to Web startups, featured speakers are talking about what to expect next from Dell, Foursquare, and even Angry Birds.

By Oct. 19, 2011

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U.N. summit votes to support Internet eavesdropping

Deep packet inspection standard adopted despite Germany's warning that it will "empower" censorship. Other uses: detecting BitTorrent transfers and identifying "copyright protected audio content."

By Dec. 5, 2012

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Toshiba Kirabook (2014)

The design of Toshiba's high-end Kirabook hasn't changed since last year, but it has aged gracefully. The components get an update and the battery life gets a big boost, making this an all-around excellent, but expensive, ultrabook.

By Mar. 5, 2014

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U.N. summit may usher in more Internet regulations

Next week's Dubai summit could lead to more control by national governments, speakers at a Stanford University event say, unless Internet users take action to protect their rights.

By Nov. 28, 2012

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U.N. summit rejects U.S., Europe hands-off-the-Internet plea

Nigeria, Cuba, Algeria, and Saudi Arabia persuade a majority of summit delegates to support giving a United Nations agency a more "active" role in Internet governance.

By Dec. 12, 2012

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U.N. summit implodes as U.S., others spurn Internet treaty

United Nations summit breaks down after U.S., Canada, and other democracies refuse to sign treaty that would hand a U.N. agency more authority over how the Internet is managed.

By Dec. 13, 2012

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Students occupying Taiwan government take to Reddit AMA

The Sunflower Movement of students occupying Taiwan's national assembly have explained their goals in a Reddit Ask Me Anything session.

By Apr. 2, 2014