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France Looking Into Age-Of-Consent Rule For Facebook Users

12/14/2017, Depending on where you’re from, there are different age restrictions for different activities. For example in some countries, you can drink when you’re 18, while other countries might require that you’re 21. The same can be said about signing up for...

France To Ban Kids From Using Mobile Phones In School

12/12/2017, It seems that every year, teachers and education officials find something new that they have to ban from schools. Back in the day before mobile phones were so easily accessible, teachers did not have to worry about students texting or playing games in...

Brazilian YouTuber Convicted For Video Piracy ‘Tutorials’

12/12/2017, These days with the number of videos uploaded onto YouTube, you can find tutorials for just about anything, from how to poach an egg all the way up to how to build your own home. There also exists tutorials for things that are illegal, like how to rip...

Dutch Police To Retire Drone-Catching Eagles Program

12/11/2017, How does one take down a rogue drone flying in restricted areas without actually having to shoot it down? Over in Japan, this involves the use of drones equipped with nets to catch other drones, while in the Netherlands, they have opted to go with...

Apple Has ‘Moral Obligation’ To Promote Free Expression In China

12/06/2017, Different countries have different laws and regulations, which is why certain things are allowed in some countries and certain things aren’t. This is something that many companies such as Apple have to navigate around, which is why over in China, Apple...

Australia To Investigate Facebook, Google Over Media Disruption

12/04/2017, It is no secret that there are a handful of websites and services that dominate the web, like Google for search, and Facebook for social media. In turn this has resulted in many companies sort of forced to play by their rules, because getting deranked...

Mattress Startup Sued For Allegedly Tracking Its Website Visitors

12/03/2017, When you visit a website, chances are you might know that you’re being tracked to a certain extent for potential advertising and marketing purposes (which is why sometimes you see ads that appear to be catered just towards you). However at some point a...

AT&T Promises Nothing Will Change If FCC Drops Net Neutrality Rules

12/03/2017, There has been a lot of debate going on recently regarding net neutrality, whose rules the FCC are planning to repeal. How this will play out still remains to be seen, but in the meantime AT&T wants to reassure their customers that should the rules be...

iPhone Users In The UK Could Claim As Much As £500 From Google

12/01/2017, A lot of companies and developers will you that your privacy is of the utmost importance to them. This is why companies such as Apple have baked in security settings in their apps like Safari designed to protect a user’s privacy, like blocking cookies...

Homeland Security Claims DJI’s Drones Are Spying For China

11/30/2017, djiSeveral years ago, Chinese tech company Huawei was accused by the US government as manufacturing phones that spied on the US on China’s behalf, and claim that the company has since vehemently denied. Last year, another Chinese company ZTE was also...

Danish Authorities Claim That Loot Boxes Aren’t Gambling

11/30/2017, Are loot boxes in video games considered gambling? That seems to be the debate going on right now, with some claiming that because you don’t know what you’re getting when you pay for it, essentially you’re taking a gamble on the contents of the loot...