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Emails and mobile phone text messages would be stored for six months by internet service providers (ISPs), according to a bill presented by the Swedish government on Thursday to bring the country in line with EU data retention rules.

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Wall Street Journal

The Obama administration is preparing a stepped-up approach to policing Internet privacy that calls for new laws and the creation of a new position to oversee the effort, according to people familiar with the situation.

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AP

Kernell was convicted of unauthorized access to a protected computer and destroying records to impede a federal investigation. Jurors acquitted him of wire fraud and deadlocked on an identity theft charge. The maximum penalty for destroying or concea

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AP

An Ohio college student who pleaded guilty to hacking into conservative commentator Bill O'Reilly's website has been sentenced to 30 months in prison and must pay the site $40,000. Frost had pleaded guilty to causing damage to a protected computer sy

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PC World

Cooks Source magazine pulled a blogger's article from the Internet and, when an apology was requested by the offended blogger, an editor responded the blogger should be "grateful for the edit." Needless to say, this didn't sit too well with the Inter

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NY Times

STEVE MILLER is justifiably proud of the manicured grounds around his stately stucco home. So he was nonplussed when he discovered someone tossing plastic bags of dog excrement into the sculptured shrubs around a palm tree in his front yard.

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NY Times

YouTube has removed from its site videos featuring calls to holy war by an al-Qaida-linked Muslim cleric after pressure from British and US officials. YouTube spokeswoman said the videos violated the site's guidelines prohibiting "incitement to commi

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The Guardian

LimeWire, one of the world's most popular peer-to-peer filesharing websites, has been shut down after a four-year legal battle with the US music industry. A federal court in New York issued a "permanent injunction" against LimeWire, ruling the platfo

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godlikeproductions.com

Imagine that a company could use the Web to rate your health, your employability—even your dating appeal. Welcome to the credit score of the future.

News Link • Global Reported By Phennommennonn GLP
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AP

Facebook is working with a gay-advocacy group to reduce the amount of hate speech and bullying on the online social hub. Anti-gay bullying has been in the spotlight recently after the suicides of several gay teenagers, including Rutgers freshman Tyle

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Wendy McElroyDelist .gov!

I fear the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers lacks the testicular fortitude to do this, but if the "Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act" is passed, and a U.S. court orders them to disrupt the Domain Name System, there

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PC Magazine

Obama also recognized some of the challenges involved with regulating speech on the Internet, and said that part of the problem with curbing harassment online is "that information flows out there and it's generally not censored and it's generally not

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LewRockwell.com

Events are recorded and can be verified across the globe in moments. The life-span of bad information is collapsing, and plenty of what used to be easy manipulation with it.

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The PPJ Gazette

________________________________ The Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act (S.3804) was introduced in the Senate Judiciary Committee and shilled to “. . .stop online piracy. “ _______________________________

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