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The German Chancellor — whose party is closely aligned with the telcoms sector — says she wants a two-tier Internet; on the “fast” Internet, carriers will be allowed to slow down access to services that haven’t paid bribes for “premium” carriage; on the “regular” Internet, ISPs will just give you the data you ask for.Read the rest

BuzzFeed – Charlie Warzel – Dec 2, 6:51 PM – A hack, which some believe may have come from North Korea, will spice up this month’s launch of “The Interview”, a comedy about trying to kill the leader of North Korea. After sifting through almost 40 gigabytes of leaked internal
Hacktivism is on the Rise
Sam Volkering’s Tech Insider
A couple of weeks back a Turkish hacker group called RedHack attacked the systems of the Turkey Electricity Company. They didn’t infiltrate the system to interrupt the power supply. Instead, they claim to have deleted 1.5 trillion Lira (approximately ..

The ongoing summit of the The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) was covered by international media with different perspectives. However non-official initiatives such as 18th SAARC Summit blog, Facebook account, Twitter andGoogle+ account are aggregating updates on the summit for easy archiving.

Here are some examples:

independent hacked
The Independent and Telegraph as well as the CNBC website have been hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA). Twitter users have suggested other sites including PC World,  Forbes, OK Magazine, the NHL, Elsevier and Dell’s UK site have also been affected.

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When I was thirty and single and living in New York City, I had a dream: to return one day with my husband and push our baby in a stroller…


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