A network administrator for a peer-to-peer Internet file-sharing system has been sentenced to five months in prison for copyright infringement.
ATHENS, Greece - An international dispute over U.S. control of the Internet appears unlikely to be resolved even as state envoys, regulators and technology experts convene next week to discuss the network's future.
Your view of the Web is in for a change -- in some cases, whether you like it or not.
In the last 2 years, the web has gone through a truly vibrant period of innovation. We've seen advancements in file sharing, social networks and rich media presentation, as well as the proliferation of Ajax and full-fledged applicatioins that ru
The Internet Society of China has recommended to the government that bloggers be required to use their real names when they register blogs, state media said, in the latest attempt to regulate free-wheeling Web content.
A judge has ruled in favor of The Spamhaus Project, a spam-tracking website that an e-mail marketing company was trying to take offline, National Journal's 'Technology Daily' reports.
Fear the directive would hit amateur “video bloggers” who post material on their own sites. Personal websites would have to be licensed as a “television-like service”. Purpose is to set standards on advertising, hate speech and protect children.
Disaffected people living in the US may develop radical ideologies and potentially violent skills over the Internet and that could present the next major US security threat, US Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff said.
Bush signed a law designed to bolster security at US ports and prevent terrorists from smuggling in nuclear weapons. The law also included an unrelated provision inserted by lawmakers in Congress to severely restrict internet gambling,
Polar Rose is a new search engine now being tested that will allow you to find anyone in any photo on any site. Type in the name of a person you know, and find pictures of that person all over the web, on sites like MySpace or blog pages using face-r
It's no secret that YouTube is chock full of copyright infringements and has exerted some effort to deal with the issue. But now the problem is all Google's. "Now those same content owners' lawyers will take aim at Google's cash.
The deal combines two of the most popular internet brands: Google, synonymous with web search and rapid innovation, and YouTube, a Silicon Valley upstart that has spearheaded the video-sharing craze.
Rafe Banks, a lawyer in Georgia, got involved in a nasty dispute with a client over how to defend him on a drunken-driving charge. The client, David Milum, fired Banks and demanded that the lawyer refund a $3,000 fee. Banks refused.
Online gambling firms faced their biggest-ever crisis on Monday after U.S. Congress passed legislation to end Internet gaming there, threatening jobs and wiping 3.5 billion pounds ($6.5 billion) off company values.
Amsterdam has the world's busiest Internet exchange, thanks to nuclear physicists and mathematicians who in the 1980s connected their network needs with the academic belief that knowledge needs to be free.
In another victory for the entertainment industry, a federal judge has ruled that the Morpheus file-sharing software encourages millions of users to share music, movies and other works without authorization.
China has built its own version of an ultra-fast, next-generation internet network that promises to reduce the nation's dependency on foreign firms, the state media has said.
The US Internet portal Google complied with a court order and posted on its Belgian websites a copyright ruling that went against the giant online information provider.
A tweaked version of Firefox that makes Web browsing anonymous has been released by a group of privacy-minded coders. Every few minutes, the Torpark browser causes a computer IP address to appear to change. IP addresses are numeric
Attorney General Alberto Gonzales said that Congress should require Internet providers to preserve customer records, asserting that prosecutors need them to fight child pornography. The law enforcement officials have indicated to the companies they m
The U.S. Commerce Department said it will extend its oversight of the Internet organization that handles domain name policies, while finding ways to improve the group's accountability and transparency. The government's current agreement with
A tweaked version of Firefox that makes Web browsing anonymous has been released by a group of privacy-minded coders. Every few minutes, the Torpark browser causes a computer's IP address to appear to change. IP addresses are numeric identifie
Google Inc. has been ordered by a Belgian court to stop reproducing article snippets from French-language newspapers, in an unprecedented copyright crackdown over what is a common online practice.
YouTube and Warner Music, the 4th largest-biggest record company, said the pact would help Warner distribute music videos, behind-the-scenes footage, artist interviews and orignal programming. The companies said users of the San Mateo, CA based
Go Daddy named a new "Go Daddy Girl", promising she'd bring a new meaning to its reputation for "racy'' advertising. Auto racing star Danica Patrick, a Scottsdale resident, will be sponsored by the Scottsdale-based domain n
Nethercomm, a San Diego-area start-up, says it has developed technology to send lightning-fast broadband and TV services via wireless signals through the gas pipes that deliver the fuel used to heat homes and fire up stoves.
Google's corporate motto is "Don't be evil." But the Internet search-engine company recently found itself defending the privacy of alleged pedophiles and racists against São Paulo's attorney general.
Apple CEO Steve Jobs, whose iPod is the most popular digital music player, and Schmidt, who oversaw Google's rise to become the most-used Internet search engine.
The latest entrant to the crowded Internet browser market is the appropriately named Browzar, a tool specifically designed to protect users' privacy by not retaining details of the Web sites they've searched.
Under attack in the States, some online gambling sites are merging and looking for growth elsewhere. Despite the odds, others are staying.