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Internet shaming: When mob justice goes virtual

Hatred and vitriol used against targets on social media - often against innocent or misidentified victims - can lead to fear for safety, job loss and even suicide.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 20th, 2017

Telangana inks pact with Korean mobile internet business body

The Telangana government has signed an agreement with Korea Mobile Internet Business Association to jointly work in the areas of Internet of Things, Virtual Reality and electronics manufacturing.Tel........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineJan 16th, 2018

SC judges row: Chief Justice assures BCI of sorting out crisis soon

Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra today met a seven-member delegation of the Bar Council of India (BCI) and assured it that the crisis following a virtual revolt by four seniormost Supreme Cou........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineJan 14th, 2018

SC crisis: judges, lawyers’ bodies hold hectic parley

Hectic parleys were going on today among Supreme Court judges over the crisis that has erupted after the virtual revolt by four seniormost judges of the apex court against Chief Justice of India Dip........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineJan 14th, 2018

Lawmakers to Justice Department: Keep online gambling legal

Federal lawmakers from both parties in New Jersey are asking the U.S. Justice Department to keep internet gambling legal......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 12th, 2018

New Jersey pols to DOJ: Keep internet gambling legal

Federal lawmakers from both parties in New Jersey are asking the U.S. Justice Department to keep internet gambling legal......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 12th, 2018

Botnet hackers that caused huge Internet blackout did it for money, revenge

The Justice Department says Paras Jha built the Mirai botnet, which operated h.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 13th, 2017

Firm becomes 1st in U.S. to offer online virtual-sport betting

The company behind Internet gambling website PlaySugarHouse.com has become the first in the U.S. to let gamblers bet real money online on the outcome of virtual sports events.   &.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 24th, 2017

Firm becomes 1st in U.S. to offer online virtual sport betting

The company behind Internet gambling website PlaySugarHouse.com has become the first in the U.S. to let gamblers bet real money online on the outcome of virtual sports events.   &.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 24th, 2017

Microsoft to drop lawsuit after U.S. government revises data request rules

(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp said it will drop a lawsuit against the U.S. government after the Department of Justice (DOJ) changed data request rules on alerting internet users about agencies accessing their information......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 24th, 2017

Apex court seeks Govt response on plea to firewall Blue Whale game

The Supreme Court today sought the government’s response on a plea seeking to firewall virtual games like Blue Whale, which has allegedly led to several suicides. A bench headed by Chief Justice Di........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineOct 13th, 2017

Nazi-Killing Video Game "Wolfenstein II" Angers Nazis With "Make America Nazi-Free Again" Slogan

A portion of the internet is upset because a game promotes killing virtual Nazis in a virtual America with a play on Trump's slogan......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 6th, 2017

We live in fear of the online mobs

Internet shaming spreads everywhere and lives forever. We need a way to fight it.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 23rd, 2017

Turning To VPNs For Online Privacy? You Might Be Putting Your Data At Risk

With Internet providers able to track and sell your browsing data, people who want to keep their activity hidden are turning to virtual private networks. But VPNs can themselves be insecu.....»»

Category: topSource: nprAug 17th, 2017

Behind China"s VPN Crackdown, A "Game Of Cat And Mouse" Continues

Savvy Internet users in China can tunnel under the "Great Firewall" using virtual private networks. Even as the government finds new methods to block VPNs, providers find ways to go around the b.....»»

Category: topSource: nprAug 4th, 2017

China Steps Up Efforts To Block Virtual Private Networks

Savvy Internet users in China can tunnel under the "Great Firewall" using Virtual Private Networks. Even as the government finds new methods to blo.....»»

Category: topSource: nprAug 4th, 2017

Amazon’s China Partner Tells Users to Stop Using Illegal VPNs

Apple recently cracked down on VPNs in China too. A Chinese partner of global e-commerce firm Amazon.com Inc has told customers to stop using illegal virtual private networks (VPNs), which can circumvent internet censorship. The instruction comes .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 2nd, 2017

China"s VPN Crackdown Weighs on Foreign Companies There

Efforts to block use of unapproved virtual private networks, or VPNs, and uncertainty over internet access is already weighing on foreign companies operations in China, according to foreign business groups......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 2nd, 2017

Apple Bows To Chinese Regulators, Removes Internet Censorship-Defying Apps

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) notified a number of software developers Saturday that their virtual private network iOS apps would no longer be accessible in censorship-heavy China. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 31st, 2017

China Toys With an Internet Lockdown

China deploys a fierce array of censorship tools and methods to maintain its Great Firewall, but there has been one crack: the virtual private network, which allows connections to servers outside the country. Now that is in doubt......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 25th, 2017

​Atlanta investigations aid in shutdown of world"s largest "dark web" site

Atlanta investigators helped shut down the largest criminal marketplace on the Internet, according to the Department of Justice. For more than two years, the website Alphabay was used to sell drugs, stolen and fraudulent identification documents and .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 21st, 2017