The Russian government asks Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube to remove posts, following a recently passed law that blocks content relating to child porn, drug use, and suicide.
In an article in the Times of India, the Google chairman said India must choose between “an open internet that benefits all or a highly regulated one that inhibits innovation.”
No, the Google logo is not getting a camo redo. Nor are Google engineers doffing hoodies and donning helmets.
Editor’s Pick Data harvester 3taps is countersuing Craigslist to save the internet. Believe it or not, that just might not be an overstatement.
“Craiglist was an innovator at one time,” says 3taps chief executive Greg Kidd. “But time has moved on, and the concept of what the open web is today has evolved.”
Who knew file-sharing badboy Kim Dotcom had a future in pop music? The iconic Kiwi transplant released a music video this past week, and with his German accent it’s totally Arnold Schwarzenegger doing little-kids rap.
Russia’s parliament has approved an Internet censorship bill ostensibly aimed at porn, drugs, and hate speech that critics claim will also be used to stifle dissent and freedom of speech.
Siri is a smart little whippersnapper. Smart enough to know things she’s not supposed to know. And even smarter to hide what she’s not supposed to tell.