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Can GDPR Create a Better Internet?

Can GDPR Create a Better Internet? | Broadcasting, technology and telecommunications news | Scoop.it
When the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect on May 25, 2018, companies like Facebook, Google, Twitter, Spotify, and Amazon will be forced to change how they do business.
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Facebook Reveals Content-Enforcement Stats for First Time –

Facebook Reveals Content-Enforcement Stats for First Time – | Broadcasting, technology and telecommunications news | Scoop.it
Facebook has published, for the first time, a report with internal statistics about its enforcement efforts to combat violations of its content standards.
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Australian innovation to enhance security of billions of connected devices - CSIRO

The L4-embedded microkernel created by CSIRO’s Data61 is already used in billions of mobile devices worldwide to enhance security. Now, a secure version of L4 — called seL4 — is redefining operating-system security and setting a new standard for computer security.
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Facebook scandal: EU chief says other tech firms could have data issues

Facebook scandal: EU chief says other tech firms could have data issues | Broadcasting, technology and telecommunications news | Scoop.it
Europe has no doubts that tech firms other than Facebook are affected by privacy and data protection issues similar to the social media giant, European Commissioner Vera Jourova told CNBC.
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Section 230: A Key Legal Shield For Facebook, Google Is About To Change

Section 230: A Key Legal Shield For Facebook, Google Is About To Change | Broadcasting, technology and telecommunications news | Scoop.it
The 1996 law is praised by the tech industry as the core pillar of Internet freedom. But its path also runs through some of the darkest corners of the Web, such as online sex trafficking of children.
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Big telcos not required to sell wholesale network access to tower-less rivals, CRTC says - Business

Big telcos not required to sell wholesale network access to tower-less rivals, CRTC says - Business | Broadcasting, technology and telecommunications news | Scoop.it
The CRTC has once again refused to mandate the big telcos sell wholesale access to their wireless networks to fledgling rivals without towers of their own, a decision critics call a blow for competition and for Canadians fed up with big cellphone bills.
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Google Beats Lawsuit Accusing YouTube of Censoring Conservatives | Hollywood Reporter

Google Beats Lawsuit Accusing YouTube of Censoring Conservatives | Hollywood Reporter | Broadcasting, technology and telecommunications news | Scoop.it
A judge holds that YouTube isn't a "public forum" run by a "state actor."
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The IPKat: Google cannot hide behind its algorithms, German court finds

The IPKat: Google cannot hide behind its algorithms, German court finds | Broadcasting, technology and telecommunications news | Scoop.it
The IPKat blog reports on copyright, patent, trade mark, info-tech and privacy/confidentiality issues from a mainly UK and European perspective.
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News Corp, Telstra Finalize Fox Sports Australia, Foxtel Merger | Hollywood Reporter

News Corp, Telstra Finalize Fox Sports Australia, Foxtel Merger | Hollywood Reporter | Broadcasting, technology and telecommunications news | Scoop.it
Ahead of the June merger, News Corp said it has written down the value of its Foxtel and Fox Sports investment by $1 billion.
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EU Warns Tech Giants to Remove Terror Content in 1 Hour—or Else - Bloomberg

EU Warns Tech Giants to Remove Terror Content in 1 Hour—or Else - Bloomberg | Broadcasting, technology and telecommunications news | Scoop.it
The European Union issued internet giants an ultimatum to remove illegal online terrorist content within an hour, or risk facing new EU-wide laws.
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German court rules Google isn't required to vet websites

German court rules Google isn't required to vet websites | Broadcasting, technology and telecommunications news | Scoop.it
Do search engines have an obligation to make sure every website obeys the law before listing it? They certainly don't in Germany. The country's Federal Cour
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Trump hasn’t ordered NSA to disrupt Russian hackers

Trump hasn’t ordered NSA to disrupt Russian hackers | Broadcasting, technology and telecommunications news | Scoop.it
The head of the National Security Agency told lawmakers Tuesday that he hadn’t been formally asked by President Donald Trump to take steps to disrupt Russian election hacking activity at its source.
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Australian Government Websites Were Being Hijacked To Mine For Cryptocurrency

Australian Government Websites Were Being Hijacked To Mine For Cryptocurrency | Broadcasting, technology and telecommunications news | Scoop.it
A hacker exploited thousands of websites across the world to mine for cryptocurrency.
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YouTube's algorithm is causing havoc for gaming livestreamers

YouTube's algorithm is causing havoc for gaming livestreamers | Broadcasting, technology and telecommunications news | Scoop.it
Livestreamers who rely on YouTube to make a living are finding themselves increasingly imperilled by its unrelenting, automated glare...
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Sleepwalking towards a perpetual (news?) publishers’ right in online publications

Sleepwalking towards a perpetual (news?) publishers’ right in online publications | Broadcasting, technology and telecommunications news | Scoop.it
The IPKat blog reports on copyright, patent, trade mark, info-tech and privacy/confidentiality issues from a mainly UK and European perspective.
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Google Chrome now blocks autoplaying video with sound | Technology | The Guardian

Google Chrome now blocks autoplaying video with sound | Technology | The Guardian | Broadcasting, technology and telecommunications news | Scoop.it
Most popular browser finally stops unwanted sound and moving image automatically on both desktop and mobile...
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News: High Court orders “delisting” by Google in “right to be forgotten” case

News: High Court orders “delisting” by Google in “right to be forgotten” case | Broadcasting, technology and telecommunications news | Scoop.it
In a judgment handed down at the High Court today, Mr Justice Warby has ordered Google LLC to delist eleven URLs referring to a spent conviction of a businessman known as NT2. The claim brought by the other claimant, NT1.  A joint public judgment was given in both cases ([2018] EWHC 799 (QB)).
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South Korea Fines Facebook $300K for Allegedly Throttling its Services

South Korea Fines Facebook $300K for Allegedly Throttling its Services | Broadcasting, technology and telecommunications news | Scoop.it
The Korea Communications Commission determined that Facebook intentionally throttled its services while negotiating fees with South Korean ISPs.
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Facebook apologizes for data mining scandal in newspaper ads | CBC News

Facebook apologizes for data mining scandal in newspaper ads | CBC News | Broadcasting, technology and telecommunications news | Scoop.it
Facebook's CEO apologized for the Cambridge Analytica scandal with ads in multiple U.S. and British newspapers Sunday, saying the social media platform doesn't deserve to hold personal information if it can't protect it.
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Oracle vs. Google going back to trial

Oracle vs. Google going back to trial | Broadcasting, technology and telecommunications news | Scoop.it
The U.S. Court of Appeals revered a previous jury verdict for a copyright claim filed by Oracle against Google. The trial will take place in San Francisco.
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CPTPP side deals leave door open for Canada to regulate Netflix, experts say

CPTPP side deals leave door open for Canada to regulate Netflix, experts say | Broadcasting, technology and telecommunications news | Scoop.it
The deal comes as the broadcast industry grapples with disruption and industry players are calling for online streaming service regulation
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ACCC to examine how Google, Facebook harvests personal data

ACCC to examine how Google, Facebook harvests personal data | Broadcasting, technology and telecommunications news | Scoop.it
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission announced on Monday that it will examine how technology giants such as Google and Facebook harvest valuable personal data from Australians.
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BlackBerry is suing Facebook for patent infringement, and Facebook ‘intends to fight’

BlackBerry is suing Facebook for patent infringement, and Facebook ‘intends to fight’ | Broadcasting, technology and telecommunications news | Scoop.it
BlackBerry claims that Facebook is using its technology inside WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger.
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Computer and Internet Updates for 2018-02-27

Computer and Internet Updates for 2018-02-27 | Broadcasting, technology and telecommunications news | Scoop.it
Computer and Internet Updates for 2018-02-26 2018-02-27 Computer and Internet Updates for 2018-02-26 2018-02-27 Fox News wins copyright infringement suit against media monitoring company TVEyes 2018-02-27 Justices look at how older law applies to internet cloud 2018-02-27 The Verdict Is In: AI Outperforms Human Lawyers in Reviewing Legal Documents 2018-02-27 German court rules Google isn't required to vet websites 2018-02-27 'Right to be forgotten' claimant wants to rewrite history, says Google 2018-02-27 FTC Authority Bolsted By Ninth Circuit Ruling in AT&T 2018-02-27 Case Preview: NT1 v Google LLC (ICO intervening), The First "Right to be Forgotten" trial – 2018-02-27
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Facebook Says It's Not Testing A "Dislike Button", But A "Downvote" Button Is Definitely Out There

Facebook Says It's Not Testing A "Dislike Button", But A "Downvote" Button Is Definitely Out There | Broadcasting, technology and telecommunications news | Scoop.it
Reddit, eat your heart out.
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