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Europe Considering Banning Teens Under 16 From Social Media

12/14/2015, Bullying back in the day before the internet used to be confined to schools or the playground. However with technology like the internet, bullying not only takes place in school, but even after you’ve gone home where bullies become cyberbullies and...

French Prime Minister Rules Out Ban On Public WiFi

12/14/2015, Last week and following the attacks in Paris, France, a leaked document from the French police revealed some potential changes that they would like to see the government make. A couple of those changes include the ban of the Tor network and also the...

In Japan, Drones With Nets Are Used To Catch Rogue Drones

12/11/2015, Drones have a lot of potential in terms of exploration, photography, cinematography, but they also have a lot of potential to do bad things, like spy on others, deliver drugs and weapons, and so on, which is why regulators are still figuring out the best...

Company Offers Insurance Policy Against Internet Trolls

12/10/2015, At some point in our online lives, there is a good chance you might have been the target of a troll or a malicious comment. There are some of us who have no issues shrugging the comments off and moving on with our lives, but there are some in which these...

Survey Finds Netflix Used More Than Torrents

12/08/2015, One of the main reasons people pirate is because they’d rather not pay for the original item. However there are some people who pirate because it is simply too expensive to pay for single items which is how movies and music have been sold online in the...

Samsung Will Finally Pay Apple Their $548 Million In Damages

12/04/2015, It has been a while since the courts have ruled that the amount Samsung should pay Apple in damages for their patent infringement. For those unfamiliar, that amount was reduced from a whopping $1.05 billion to $548 million. Granted it’s still a lot of...

Swedish Court Won’t Force ISPs To Block The Pirate Bay

11/29/2015, The idea of having an ISP block access to a piracy website like The Pirate Bay sounds ideal, especially since the blocking essentially takes place on a network-wide level. This has been done before in the past, but at the same time we have seen some...

Swatting Could Soon Be Made Illegal In All 50 States

11/25/2015, Swatting is a “prank” that’s anything but funny. For those unfamiliar, basically it involves one person calling the police pretending to have hostages, killed someone, or is having their house robbed. They provide the address of their victim, and...

Rules For “Noisier” Electric Cars Delayed Until 2016

11/25/2015, How many of us have gritted our teeth and have shaken our fists at cars with modified exhausts, revving so loudly for no reason other than to show off? It is also why many of us can also appreciate how quiet electric/hybrid vehicles are when they run....

UK Carrier O2 Also Looking Into Network-Level Ad Blocking

11/25/2015, A couple of days ago, UK carrier EE announced that they were exploring the idea of ad blocking, where the carrier would block ads on behalf of its customers as opposed to customers having to try and come up with their own solutions. It seems that...

“Hoverboards” Also Banned In NSW, Australia

11/24/2015, Last week we reported that in NYC, the state had declared that “hoverboards” were considered illegal and that anyone caught riding them would be subject to a fine. It looks like it didn’t take long for that decision to catch on overseas because now...

German Publisher Sues Developer Behind Blockr Ad Blocking App

11/24/2015, It isn’t surprising that many websites and companies aren’t a fan of ad blocking software. Recently Yahoo Mail has begun to lock users out of their accounts if the website detects that the user has an ad block extension installed on their computer. It...

China Reportedly Shutting Down Phones With Foreign Messaging Apps

11/23/2015, It is no secret that when it comes to controlling what goes in and out of the China, the government can be pretty strict and heavy handed with its censorship and regulations. So much so that last we heard, they wanted to create their own secure smartphone...

UK Carrier EE Wants To Give Customers More Control Over Mobile Ads

11/23/2015, We’re sure that you have on more than one occasion surfed the web on your phone, only to have invasive mobile ads takeover the website and redirect you, or popup a new window. Given that tab management on mobile isn’t as robust as your desktop, this...