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US brings an end to net neutrality regulations The Federal Communications Commission in the United States has ended net neutrality rules which regulate access to the Internet and which required Internet Service Providers…
ACCC snares Catchdeal, Techrific, BecexTech over dodgy mobile, tablet advertising Online electronics retailers BecexTech, Techrific and CatchDeal have provided court-enforceable undertakings to the competition watchdog, the ACCC, after admitting they advertised electronic goods such as…
Facebook changes policy, to book local ad revenue locally Facebook has changed its approach to booking its ad revenue, announcing that it will move to a local selling structure in countries where it has…
France to ban mobile phones in schools from Sept The French Government has announced that it will ban the use of mobile phones in primary, junior and middle schools from September next year.
Israel antitrust body looking at Google Web ad dominance The Antitrust Authority in Israel is looking into a complaint by Artimedia, a platform for video advertising, that Google's dominance of the Internet advertising market…
Bill to penalise sexting without consent introduced The Australian Government will introduce a bill in parliament today to impose penalties on those who share intimate images without consent.
Google, Facebook to be excluded from safe harbour provisions: report Legislation to make changes in safe harbour copyright provisions will be introduced in the Australian parliament today, but Google, Facebook and some local start-ups will…
Apple, Ireland reach deal on escrow fund for EU fine Apple and Ireland have reached a deal on terms for an escrow fund for a €13 billion (US$17.6 billion) fine imposed by the European Union…
Market power of Facebook, Google to come under scrutiny by ACCC The competition watchdog, the ACCC, says it has an open mind as it prepares, at the direction of the federal government, to undertake an inquiry…
German minister seeks backdoor access to digital devices The German Government reportedly wants to force automobile and technology companies to provide the country's security services with hidden access, according to a published report.

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