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Mandatory Data Retention laws pass Australian Parliament

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.

By March 26, 2015

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European Parliament vote promotes idea of a Google breakup

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.

By November 27, 2014

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European Parliament to call for breakup of Google, report says

The Internet giant faces yet another tussle with European officials, who want Google to split off its search business.

By November 21, 2014

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Sennheiser unveils magical mystery marble something

The mysterious product celebrates 70 years of the family-run German audio company.

By August 27, 2015

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Parliament's Web porn habit exposed as Cameron clamps down

People in Parliament tried to view online porn more than 300,000 times in the last year, figures have revealed.

By September 4, 2013

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Dragon-slaying politician masters art of wacky campaign ads

An alien, a dragon and an oversize goose make cameo appearances in Canadian politician Wyatt Scott's political ad, the nuttiest of the year.

By August 12, 2015

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Chinese police to set up shop at major Web companies

The government says it will help catch "criminal behavior online" more quickly -- though increased censorship could be the actual result.

By August 5, 2015

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UK data retention scheme ruled unlawful

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.

By July 20, 2015

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Evangelicals create 'sin-free' Facebook

Technically Incorrect: In Brazil, a religious group creates Facegloria, where instead of "liking," you click "amen."

By July 5, 2015

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Australia's 'internet filter': Government passes site-blocking laws

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."

By June 22, 2015