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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

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

Government crackdown on VPN services has many in China scrambling to bypass the "Great Firewall"

Greg Baker/APThe crackdown on virtual private network services on the mainland has left many internet users ­frustrated, as they try to find ways to get around the notorious Great Firewall. VPNs – which route internet traffic to .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 6th, 2017

This CEO Writes an Inspirational Email to His Employees Every Friday--and the Internet Seriously Loves It

Wonder if you're doing your company newsletter justice? Wait until you read how this CEO reaches thousands with just a little touch of inspiration......»»

Category: topSource: incJun 6th, 2017

This CEO Writes an Inspirational Email to His Employees Every Friday--And The Internet Seriously Loves It

Wonder if you're doing your company newsletter justice? Wait until you read how this CEO reaches thousands with just a little touch of inspiration......»»

Category: topSource: incJun 6th, 2017

SoftBank Founder Looks to Virtual Worlds in Next Big Tech Bet

Improbable, a London-based maker of virtual worlds and real-world simulations, has raised $502 million in a funding round led by the Japanese telecommunications and internet giant.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 11th, 2017

3 stealth ways to search the Web

What are your alternatives to Google these days? Which search engines don’t step on your virtual heels? Here are three ways to search the Internet that you may find refreshing......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 7th, 2017

What You Must Know Before Subscribing to a VPN

Since the Congress recently overturned an FCC rule prohibiting internet service providers from selling personally identifiable data to third parties, interest in virtual private networks (VPNs) has........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstApr 2nd, 2017

Broadband Privacy Repeal Sparks Interest in VPNs

The vote to repeal rules that limit how internet service providers can use customer data has renewed interest in virtual private networks, or VPNs......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 29th, 2017

The Artificial Intelligence Revolution

Technology is a wonderful thing. From modern medicine to the Internet to virtual reality, technological advancements during the past century have truly been a wonder to beh.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMar 22nd, 2017