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EU Finalising Laws To Remove Extremist Videos From Twitter, YouTube and Facebook

There's always a fine line to tread between freedom of speech and blocking content designed to incite hatred and violence against a specific group or groups of people. The EU is about to enshrine a line of some kind in law though, as it finalises plans to require internet companies to block extreme content. Read More >>

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Three’s Offering Mobile Broadband to Help You Ditch Your Landline

If you live in an area with strong signal, chances are your 4G is faster than a standard non-fibre broadband connection. The problem is that it's been almost impossible to use the speedy wireless to ditch your ISP without having to pay a fortune. Three is hoping to put an end to that, with the launch of its new HomeFi 4G broadband service. Read More >>

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Disgraced Cheating Site Ashley Madison Claims It Has Millions of Users That Totally Aren’t Bots This Time

Ashley Madison is back...supposedly. The cheating site claims it added more than 400,000 global users last month, according to a New York Post report. The supposed growth is especially surprising given that the site experienced a massive data breach in July 2015 that exposed thousands of names and addresses of adulterers including thousands of government employees and conservative reality television star Josh Duggar. Read More >>

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Goodbye and Good Riddance to Voat, Reddit’s Gross Clone

Three years ago, a website was created as a refuge for the communities deemed too hateful or toxic to exist on the lenient-to-a-fault social aggregator Reddit. That site was a knockoff called Voat which was identical in purpose and design, only its founding communities were groups like v/FatPeopleHate and the anti-black v/CoonTown. Read More >>

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World’s Worst Website Goes Down (Again)

Let’s breathe a sigh of relief: For now, at least, Wesearchr is dead. Again. Read More >>

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Tories Want to Let People Destroy Embarrassing Social Media Posts When They Turn 18

Some of you will have grown up before the rise of the internet and the trend of public ally sharing every minute details of your lives. Kids these days don't have that option, and stupid things they say as teenagers could easily come back to haunt them. The Conservative Party wants to give them a way out, if they want it. Read More >>

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Guess Who Comes Up When You Google The President of the United States?

U.S. President Donald Trump isn’t going to like this. Journalist Patrick Züst noticed something funny when he googled “donald trump office.” Can you spot it? It’s not exactly subtle. Read More >>

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A BT-Free Openreach is Thinking About Increasing its Broadband Rollout Targets

Now that Openreach has been surgically removed from BT, it's hoped that the UK's broadband infrastructure will end up better and cheaper. Today it's announced that it might be taking one step towards making things nicer for everyone, because its considering increasing previously announced goals regarding the rollout of FTTP broadband. Read More >>

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Mozilla is Fighting Stupid Copyright Laws By Bombarding EU Officials With Leaflets

Mozilla has decided the EU needs to sort its copyright laws out, so it's taken it upon itself to campaign on the behalf of everyone on the internet. Thanks, Mozilla, you're a real pal. Read More >>

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The Sun Accidentally Announces Royal Death

So there was a royal announcement this morning, and it was a bit boring and to do with an old bloke deciding to spend a bit more time reading the Daily Mail by the fire, but that's not the interesting part. The fun thing is that The Sun newspaper got a bit ahead of itself in the pre-writing stakes, and accidentally pressed publish on a placeholder story reporting Prince Philip's death, in a cringeworthy gaffe worthy of the man himself. Read More >>

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99 Per Cent Of All Internet Traffic Travels Through These Undersea Cables

The world is wrapped in nearly 900,000 kilometres of fibre-optic cable. Each strand of glass fibre carries terabits of data around the planet daily, making up the vast majority of internet traffic. Read More >>

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How to Get on the Internet When Your Internet is Down

It could be vandalism down at the local green box,  bad weather taking out important infrastructure, a power cut, or your ISP happens to decide you don't deserve internet for a few days. Any way you look at it, when the internet is down your life is effectively on hold until it’s back up again. Read More >>

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Breaking: The Internet Has Pornography

You might want to sit down for this news. Australia’s Telegraph newspaper has uncovered startling images that are available on this newfangled “Internet” that seems to be all the rage. They’re images of (wait for it) pornography. Read More >>

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Science Says You Should Let A Stranger Choose Your Profile Picture

About 1.8 billion people worldwide have an active Facebook account; about a third of employers search online for information about job candidates; and about half of adults who are searching for a relationship have used online dating. Read More >>

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Kids are Parroting Fake News in Their Schoolwork

Fake news, or bollocks made-up stuff to give it its proper title -- has become so entrenched in society that the children are inserting nonsense learned off the internet into their schoolwork. Read More >>