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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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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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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

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'Blind agreement' and closed-door deals: Report slams TPP negotiations

With sign-off on the Trans-Pacific Partnership edging closer and critics warning the deal could "choke" digital rights, an Australian Parliamentary review has slammed the negotiating process for a lack of oversight.

By June 30, 2015

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Europe to kill mobile phone roaming fees in 2017

The European Commission's decision means that Europeans who travel within the EU will pay the same mobile phone charges they do in their home country.

By June 30, 2015

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New Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare DLC out now, adds more maps, guns, and Bruce Campbell

Advanced Warfare's Supremacy expansion available now on Xbox One and Xbox 360.

By June 1, 2015