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Facebook Runs Up Against German Hate Speech Laws

Facebook Runs Up Against German Hate Speech Laws | Internet and websites | Scoop.it
The social network’s efforts to placate German authorities provide a case study for its moves to combat fake news and hate speech online worldwide.
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Policies, Internet Content filtering
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Twitter Adds New Ways to Curb Abuse and Hate Speech

Twitter Adds New Ways to Curb Abuse and Hate Speech | Internet and websites | Scoop.it
The social media company is making it easier to hide unwanted content and report abuse, but some say that’s not enough.
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SpaceX wants to put 4,425 satellites in space for global internet coverage

SpaceX wants to put 4,425 satellites in space for global internet coverage | Internet and websites | Scoop.it
Next step: internet on Mars
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Google and Facebook to build 12,800km underwater cable between Hong Kong and US

Google and Facebook to build 12,800km underwater cable between Hong Kong and US | Internet and websites | Scoop.it
Trans-Pacific route will have 120Tbps capacity
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Private companies building their own infrastructure - could this impact net neutrality?
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US ready to 'hand over' the internet's naming system - BBC News

US ready to 'hand over' the internet's naming system - BBC News | Internet and websites | Scoop.it
After almost two decades of deliberation, the US government confirms it is on track give up its control of the internet's naming system by October.
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Rich and poor teenagers use the web differently – here's what this is doing to inequality

Rich and poor teenagers use the web differently – here's what this is doing to inequality | Internet and websites | Scoop.it
Poorer teenagers spend roughly the same time online as their wealthier classmates. But they're using this time differently, and it's counting against them.
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Digital Divide and Internet use.  It is no longer access that is causing the divide, but how it is being used.
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Drupal issues major security fixes for flaw probably used in Panama Papers breach

Drupal issues major security fixes for flaw probably used in Panama Papers breach | Internet and websites | Scoop.it
Critical flaws patched
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Example of when using open source platforms which make easy to set up and create websites, has a security problem which affects thousands of websites.
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What Is SEO / Search Engine Optimization?

What Is SEO / Search Engine Optimization? | Internet and websites | Scoop.it
Get started learning all about SEO from the industry's most trusted source, Search Engine Land. Review basics of search engine optimization, ranking factors & more.
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IPv4 address black market flourishing as IPv6 remains undesirable

IPv4 address black market flourishing as IPv6 remains undesirable | Internet and websites | Scoop.it
Dormant domain reactivation and selling becoming commonplace after internet address shift
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Negative Impacts of IP address changes
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7 search engines lost to history: Where are they now?

7 search engines lost to history: Where are they now? | Internet and websites | Scoop.it
Ask Jeeves, AltaVista, Hotbot ... gone but not forgotten
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BT and Huawei achieve 5.6Tbps speed for single fibre connection

BT and Huawei achieve 5.6Tbps speed for single fibre connection | Internet and websites | Scoop.it
Firms also hit 2Tbps for live core network
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Near future Internet speeds
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EC, Microsoft, Facebook and Twitter tackle online hate speech

EC, Microsoft, Facebook and Twitter tackle online hate speech | Internet and websites | Scoop.it
Code of conduct will aim to prevent spread of illegal hate speech
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digital citizenship
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While We Weren’t Looking, Snapchat Revolutionized Social Networks

While We Weren’t Looking, Snapchat Revolutionized Social Networks | Internet and websites | Scoop.it
Once known for its disappearing messages, Snap, the parent of Snapchat, has moved into news and, with Spectacles, consumer devices.
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Growing Snapchat
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Facebook 'made China censorship tool' - BBC News

Facebook 'made China censorship tool' - BBC News | Internet and websites | Scoop.it
Facebook is said to have worked on special software so it could potentially accommodate censorship demands in China.
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Facebook + Censorship in China
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Russia to block access to LinkedIn over data storage concerns

Russia to block access to LinkedIn over data storage concerns | Internet and websites | Scoop.it
Six million users in country may lose access to website
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Limited access to Social media services in Russia
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ICANN takes over internet control as US government oversight ends

ICANN takes over internet control as US government oversight ends | Internet and websites | Scoop.it
Last minute legal challenge to stop transition fails
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Twitter suspends 235,000 accounts for terrorism and violence

Twitter suspends 235,000 accounts for terrorism and violence | Internet and websites | Scoop.it
Firm highlights ongoing efforts to tackle trolls
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The dawning of the age of FANG

The dawning of the age of FANG | Internet and websites | Scoop.it
A new wave of multinational companies are having an unprecedented effect on the world's economic and social structure. Julianne Schultz explores the dawn of the age of FANG.
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15 of the Best Open Source Image Sites on the Web

15 of the Best Open Source Image Sites on the Web | Internet and websites | Scoop.it
Some of the best of the best in open source image sites are listed in this article, as well as great guidelines for ethical searches and Creative Commons
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good for topic on multimedia, images and copyright
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Instagram reaches half a billion users

Instagram reaches half a billion users | Internet and websites | Scoop.it
Pulling clear of Twitter and Snapchat
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Social Media Trends
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ImageCodr.org

HTML code for Flickr images
Carol Hancox's insight:
correctly embed and acknowledge online images
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Google offices raided in Paris as prosecutors announce fraud probe

Google offices raided in Paris as prosecutors announce fraud probe | Internet and websites | Scoop.it
Magistrates investigating tax payments reveal tech giant is being investigated for aggravated financial fraud and organised money laundering
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Googles reputation as a business vs ethical operations / tax avoidance
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Microsoft and Facebook to build 4,100-mile private undersea cable between US and Europe

Microsoft and Facebook to build 4,100-mile private undersea cable between US and Europe | Internet and websites | Scoop.it
In an unusual step, tech companies rather than telcos are at the tiller
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