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Samsung, Philips, Infineon fined millions over chip price fixing

Samsung, Philips and Infineon Technologies get slammed by the European Commission for allegedly fixing the price of chips used in SIM cards.

By September 3, 2014

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Twitter says it hasn't blocked Russian extremist accounts

The company does say, though, that it's taught Russian officials how they can report illegal tweets for possible removal.

By June 24, 2014

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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 December 13, 2012

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Iran demands Mark Zuckerberg's presence in court

It seems that, even in Iran, Facebook-owned apps like Instagram and WhatsApp are disturbing users about privacy. One judge wants the Facebook CEO to explain himself in person.

By May 27, 2014

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See where 26 asteroids smacked Earth with A-bomb force

The B612 Foundation highlights the fact that asteroids come a-knockin' 3 to 10 times more frequently than previously thought. But don't freak out; most explode too high up to cause damage on the ground.

By April 22, 2014

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Russia blocks access to several Web sites critical of Putin

Russian government orders ISPs to cut access to a handful of opposition Web sites, some of which have criticized recent military incursions on the Crimean peninsula.

By March 13, 2014

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Microsoft legal chief seeks global rules on spying, data

As the World Economic Forum kicks off, Microsoft General Counsel Brad Smith calls for an international convention to create surveillance and data-access rules across borders to protect privacy and businesses.

By January 21, 2014

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European antitrust case targets US movie studio contracts

The European Commission has opened an antitrust investigation involving contracts that give broadcasters exclusive territorial rights to show video content.

By January 13, 2014

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'Last rites' for ACTA? Europe rejects antipiracy treaty

The European Parliament has voted down ACTA, the controversial antipiracy and anticounterfeit treaty, blocking any signing EU member state from ratifying it into law.

By July 4, 2012

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Amendments to U.N. treaty could censor the Internet

Dozens of countries have had closed-door meetings in preparation for an upcoming worldwide debate over changes to a telecommunications treaty, which threaten to block Internet freedom.

By June 24, 2012