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Will the Internet Remain Free?

Karl Grossman | Posted 03.31.2013 | Technology
Karl Grossman

From seemingly out of nowhere, the Internet has become the greatest global platform for free expression the world has ever seen. But will this last?

Lebanese Cabinet Shelves Phone/Net Snooping Request -- For Now?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 12.20.2012 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

An online clarion call last week halted -- if briefly -- a Lebanese Internal Security Force (ISF) request to poke into mobile phone data sessions, SMS traffic, citizens' browsing logfiles, IP addresses and passwords, chats, emails and apps used in a bid to decipher unsolved crimes.

Rumors Of U.N. Internet Takeover 'Completely Untrue,' Official Says

AP | By BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 02.01.2013 | Technology

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.N.'s top telecommunications overseer sought Monday to quell worries about greater Internet controls emergin...

The Latest Thing The U.S. And Russia Are Fighting Over: Internet Taxes

Reuters | Claire Davenport | Posted 01.30.2013 | Technology

By Claire Davenport BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union member states are preparing to fight as a bloc alongside the United States to p...

The Competitive Privacy Marketplace: Regulators Competing on Privacy, Not the Companies

Christina Gagnier | Posted 01.08.2012 | Technology
Christina Gagnier

As most countries are just beginning to tackle data regulation online, an uncertain future remains for users on the World Wide Web.

Developing Countries Drive Explosion In Global Mobile Phone Use

Guardian.co.uk | Chris Tryhorn | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

More than half the world's population now pay to use a mobile phone and nearly a quarter use the internet, as developing countries rapidly adopt new c...