(CNN) -- Football's big game is coming to the small screen. For the first time ever the Super Bowl, along with some postseason NFL games, will be streamed online and through the league's mobile apps, the NFL and partner Verizon Wireless announced Tue
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, autocratic ruler of the post-Soviet country for 20 years, has reportedly shut down large portions of his country’s mobile and internet networks in a bid to quell recent rioting, TechEye reports.
The United States government is increasingly concerned about the Twitter account of the Shabab militant group of Somalia, with American officials saying Monday that they were “looking closely” at the militants’ use of Twitter and the possible measure
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Beijing city authorities issued new rules requiring microbloggers to register their real names before posting online, as the Chinese government tightens its grip on the Internet. The government now requires users to give their real names to website
Members of the House Homeland Security Committee introduced a cybersecurity bill on Thursday that would establish a quasi-governmental entity to oversee information-sharing with the private sector.
Defending against an attack is so hard that some think a stronger offense is required.
As targeted scams become more common, it's vital to protect yourself.
Federal legislation purporting to protect online intellectual property would impose sweeping new government mandates on internet service providers – a positively Orwellian power grab that would permit the Justice Dept to shut down any internet site i
"It's a recognition of the fact that high-speed Internet access is now a necessity and a public good, so it's not inappropriate for governments to step in and give it a push."
Thousands of Twitter accounts apparently created in advance to blast automated messages are being used to drown out Tweets sent by bloggers and activists this week who are protesting the disputed parliamentary elections in Russia, security experts sa
“By criminalizing links, what these bills do is they force you to take content off the Internet,” Schmidt said, calling it a form of censorship.
Imagine surfing the internet without being able to watch videos on YouTube, share with your friends on FaceBook, look at pictures of your best friend's new baby on Flickr or read news headlines from reddit. Luckily this is not reality, though it cou
The first sign of trouble was a mysterious signal emanating from deep within the U.S. military’s classified computer network. Like a human spy, a piece of covert software in the supposedly secure system was “beaconing” — trying to send coded messages
User points out security flaw by posting the CEO's personal photos online for all to see.
Porn-themed suffix joins .com, .edu and .org as a top-level Internet domain.
Webmasters, entrepreneurs and budding pornographers alike yanked their credit cards from their pockets worldwide this morning to purchase highly-anticipated .xxx domain names as they finally became publically available.
Following an investigation into a public transit authority that cut off mobile phone service amid a protest earlier this year, the FCC said it would outline the circumstances under which officials may legally disrupt communications
India vowed to ban offensive material from the Internet after Facebook, Google and other major firms told the government they were unable to screen content before it was posted. “My aim is that insulting material never gets uploaded,” Sibal told
It would also set up a rapid-response mechanism for temporary disconnections from funding if an imminent harm can be demonstrated by a copyright holder, such as broadcasters who air live events that are being illegally streamed online.
Russian bloggers on Tuesday hailed the success of a rarely-seen "Facebook" rally where thousands protested against elections won by Vladimir Putin's ruling party and warned of more demonstrations to come.
The New York Times, ABC, CNN, Time magazine, and other dinosaur media outlets cannot push back the political tsunami of truth and accountability that is heading towards Washington.
In the wake of news that terror suspect Jose Pimentel was operating a jihadist Blogger site, Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT) is urging Google to implement a system that bans terrorist material. Last week, Lieberman sent a letter to Google CEO Larry Page
In a victory for fair use, the publisher of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Stephens Media, filed papers yesterday conceding that posting a short excerpt of a news article in an online forum is not copyright infringement.
A water-pump failure in Illinois that appeared to be the first foreign cyberattack on a public utility in the United States was in fact caused by a plant contractor traveling in Russia, according to a source familiar with a federal investigation of t
Adding a new chapter to research that cemented the phrase “6 degrees of separation," scientists at Facebook and the U. of Milan reported the average number of acquaintances separating any 2 people IN THE WORLD was not 6 but 4.74.
Foreign hackers caused a pump at an Illinois water plant to fail last week, according to a preliminary state report. Experts said the cyber-attack, if confirmed, would be the first known to have damaged one of the systems that supply Americans with w
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Big names from Silicon Valley went head-to-head with media giants at a House hearing Wednesday on the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), which would punish companies for posting pirated content online.
SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) gives copyright owners new powers. Google Chairman Schmidt calls SOPA draconian.