The Bush administration on Thursday blasted a congressional proposal that would shield a broad swath of news gatherers, including some bloggers, from revealing their confidential sources.
Almost 300 million people worldwide are now accessing the internet using fast broadband connections, fuelling the growth of social networking services such as MySpace and generating thousands of hours of video through websites such as YouTube.
Whose opinion really matters?... Maybe it's YOURS
The Senate today gave its final approval to an amended version of the so-called "net neutrality" bill. The amended measure calls for the Maine Office of the Public Advocate to monitor activity about Internet access on both the federal and
"I worry about CNN more than I do about CNN.com."
Apple has launched a version of its web browser Safari for Windows, competing head to head with Microsoft's Explorer and Mozilla's Firefox. Chief executive Steve Jobs said Apple "dream big" and wanted to expand the 4.9% market shar
News Corp.'s MySpace filed a request on Monday in a Pennsylvania state court to seek guidance on how it can legally provide local authorities with the private e-mails of convicted sex offenders who had lurked on its service.
Virtual mapping programs have garnered some criticism from those who believe they might be adequate tools for terrorists staking out U.S. landmarks, but there is little the government can do to prevent publication of these images, according to the fe
Remembered how worried you were that Google was collecting your search habits and invading your privacy? You can drop that worry now, because I have a whole new Big Brother concern for you to grapple with. Google is taking 360-degree images of major
RealNetworks said on Thursday the newest version of its digital music player would allow users to save Internet video -- like those found on YouTube -- for viewing at a later time. The digital media company, whose free software is one of the
Junk e-mail continued to land in mailboxes around the world Thursday, despite the arrest a day earlier of a man described as one of the world's most prolific spammers. [no really?!]
The few souls that attempt to read and understand website privacy policies know they are almost universally unintelligible and shot through with clever loopholes. But one of the most important policies to know is your ISP's -- the company that f
Standing in line to order coffee, Alex Nocifera was bored beyond belief. "Wouldn't it be cool if there was something for me to look at while I was waiting, like the Internet on a big-screen TV?" he recalls thinking in 2004 at a Coffe
Google and Microsoft are battling anew for online travellers with rival internet mapping services that provide vivid real-world views of major US cities.
The era of tax-free e-mail, Internet shopping and broadband connections could end this fall, if recent proposals in the US Congress prove successful. State and local government this week resumed a push to lobby Congress
[must be election time] The Federal Trade Commission has opened an antitrust investigation into Google Inc.'s proposed $3.1 billion purchase of ad-management technology company DoubleClick Inc.
With only months left on a moratorium restricting state governments from taxing Internet access, the U.S. House of Representatives began a debate over whether the ban should be made permanent or allowed to lapse.
A growing number of Chinese telecom and computer companies support a local encryption standard for wireless Internet that challenges US technology in the field. The WAPI encryption standard, a Chinese-made rival of the US-backed 802.11 standard, has
House lawmakers approved a bill providing for up to five years in jail for those who use spyware to commit fraud but stops short of regulatory requirements sought by some lawmakers. "It targets the worst forms of spyware without unduly burden
It's new, it's collaborative, it's informative, it's witty and intelligent, it's not ready for prime time, but ever improving ... and it's only available on YouTube... it's the Paul Report!
Short films follow three wild and crazy guys around Baghdad. The blood and terror is real. Watch it yourself as they just try to survive another day grabbing lattés and chasing chicks in the wild streets of Iraq. Maybe they will stumble across a Se
· Parliament, ministries, banks, media targeted · NATO experts sent in to strengthen defenses
A federal appeals court Wednesday said Google Inc. does not infringe the copyrights of adult entertainment company Perfect 10 Inc. by displaying small versions of its images in search results.
Excited and emboldened by the wealth of information they find on the Internet, Chinese teens are breaking centuries of tradition to challenge their teachers and express their own opinions in class.
Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal and counterparts in seven states called on the company, owned by media tycoon Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., to hand over the offenders' names and addresses. [Well then you don't need the info
Several individuals and companies have been prosecuted for processing credit cards for gambling sites.
A majority of Google shareholders today voted against an anti-censorship proposal that took aim at the way the search giant conducts its business in China and other countries that engage in active censorship.
Great activist tool that just went online a moment ago. Have the same ability as all of the major news services to push your favorites.
[This is why the mainstream corporate media is DOA.] Republican White House contenders offered strong support for the military effort in Iraq. Also participating were Sen. Sam Brownback, Reps. Tom Tancredo, Ron Paul, and Duncan Hunter.
You go to one of the big video sites such as YouTube or Metacafe, you see a video you like and that can be downloaded immediately, but after a few seconds the film suddenly stops and you find yourself staring at a motionless movie player. The solutio