E-commerce trade group NetChoice takes aim at state legislation — and at open access and privacy advocates — in the newest list of bills it deems would be awful for the Internet.
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NetChoice: California privacy bills are bad for Internet
It’s Patch Tuesday again, and Microsoft has plenty to keep IT admins and users busy this month.
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Microsoft takes care of IE zero day with Patch Tuesday update
The country lost online access on Wednesday, according to Internet monitoring company Renesys. [Read more]
Just 11 days after issuing an advisory, Microsoft has released a patch for a bug in Internet Explorer 8 that bedeviled the U.S. Department of Labor earlier this month.
Microsoft rushes Explorer 8 patch release
A U.S. federal court has modified a protective order to allow disclosure of the court records of Internet activist Aaron Swartz, but ruled that names and other personal identifying information of those involved in his arrest and prosecution should be redacted
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Court orders names to be withheld before release of Aaron Swartz records
The Web giant has picked up the pace of its expansion announcements for the speedy Internet and video service. [Read more]
The peer-to-peer online currency exchange, which seeks to use the Internet to make it easier to transfer funds among currencies, has transferred more than $195 million since its founding in 2011. [Read more]
The Yahoo CEO has spent her first nine months recruiting a team that will give her a chance of succeeding in turning around the Internet pioneer. [Read more]
The U.S. Senate has, by a wide margin, supported a bill allowing an Internet sales tax, but the legislation appears to be a tougher sell to the public.
Survey: US residents oppose Internet sales tax
France should stop cutting off the Internet access of those accused of illicit file sharing, and close down the agency that polices online copyright breaches, according to a government-commissioned report.
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France should soften Internet ‘three strikes’ law, says gov’t report