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Around the World, Net Neutrality Is Not a Reality

 

In much of the world, the concept of ?net neutrality? generates less public debate, given there?s no affordable Net in the first place.

 

Snowden responds to US politicians’ spy claims: ‘Spies get treated better than that’

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How a Math Genius Hacked OkCupid to Find True Love

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10 SEO Predictions for 2014

Audiences are looking for the companies and brands that supply a full course content meal. Don?t leave them feeling shortchanged and unsatisfied by skimping on or watering down your content. 2014 is the year to satisfy your audience?s every need, a task you can accomplish simply by giving them the high-quality content they crave.

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It’s hard to know what to pay attention to in the net neutrality discussions, especially when people throw around jargon like ‘common carriers’ and ‘reclassification.’ While it’s true the issues aren’t black and white and the nuances endlessly debated, we’ve got a rundown of three risks and unintended consequences of the recent ruling you should be aware of, regardless of your politics.

BitTorrent Inc. Settles With U.S. After EU Privacy Rule Breach

In 1998 the European Commission?s Directive on Data Protection went into effect, prohibiting the transfer of EU citizens? data to non-EU countries unless they meet strict privacy protection standards.

In order to facilitate subsequent data-sharing between the U.S. and EU, the U.S. Department of Commerce worked with the European Commission to develop the U.S. ? EU Safe Harbor Framework. By signing up to the program, U.S. organizations can send a clear signal to others in the EU that the standards mandated by the EU?s Directive on Data Protection are being met.

‘The Internet’s Own Boy’ Is a Powerful Homage to Aaron Swartz

PARK CITY, Utah ? The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz received a standing ovation at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival this week just a few days after the one-year anniversary of the web pioneer’s death rattled the Internet

China vs Facebook: intimate rivals

The Chinese state and the United States company are engaged in an epic if undeclared contest over control and wealth-creation, says Kerry Brown.

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