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.
A resolution calls on Europe's competition regulators to consider "unbundling" Google's other commercial services from its search business. The vote sends a signal -- but it's only symbolic.
The Internet giant faces yet another tussle with European officials, who want Google to split off its search business.
The mysterious product celebrates 70 years of the family-run German audio company.
People in Parliament tried to view online porn more than 300,000 times in the last year, figures have revealed.
An alien, a dragon and an oversize goose make cameo appearances in Canadian politician Wyatt Scott's political ad, the nuttiest of the year.
The government says it will help catch "criminal behavior online" more quickly -- though increased censorship could be the actual result.
The UK High Court has ruled that Britain's DRIPA data retention scheme is "inconsistent" with European law. The government warns losing access to metadata could cost lives.
Technically Incorrect: In Brazil, a religious group creates Facegloria, where instead of "liking," you click "amen."
Australian Parliament passes controversial new laws allowing rights holders to force service providers to block websites deemed to be facilitating piracy, but critics have slammed it as nothing more than an "internet filter."