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.
While the microblogging service trails Facebook in usage and revenue, Twitter's impact on society can't be matched.
After five years of marathon talks, the Trans-Pacific Partnership has finally been agreed to. But as trade leaders take the hard sell back home, civil liberties advocates say the deal is bad news for digital rights.
In a question-and-answer session at Facebook's headquarters, Indian prime minister discusses governing through social media and expanding Internet access.
People in Parliament tried to view online porn more than 300,000 times in the last year, figures have revealed.
The mysterious product celebrates 70 years of the family-run German audio company.
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.