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Keith Vaz has proved that politicians still don't grasp Twitter

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Keith Vaz shows why public figures should avoid bitchy tweets, says Judith Woods...
Keith Vaz has proved that politicians still don't grasp Twitter

Google's annual Zeitgeist lists

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Here are some of the most prominent lists from 2012 from Google searches by UK internet usersGoogle compiles its annual Zeitgeist lists measuring the fastest growing search terms throughout the year, rather than largest volume of searches. These lists all relate to Google searches by UK internet users. Here are...
Google's annual Zeitgeist lists

Man convicted for website offering links to TV and video content

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Anton Vickerman found guilty of conspiracy to defraud through surfthechannel.com in case raising fears for internet freedomA man has been convicted on conspiracy charges relating to his operation of surfthechannel.com, a website offering links to TV and video content.Newcastle crown court heard Anton Vickerman's site had up to 400,000 users...
Man convicted for website offering links to TV and video content

Google must take more action to police explicit content, says Vince Cable

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Business secretary admits policing the internet is very difficult, as Keith Vaz calls for code of conduct to be set up for ISPsThe business secretary, Vince Cable, has become the first cabinet minister to intervene over the "shocking" availability of illegal child abuse images online, urging Google to take more...
Google must take more action to police explicit content, says Vince Cable

Police commissioner backs teenage adviser after 'youthful boasting' tweets

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Kent commissioner Ann Barnes says Paris Brown, 17, will stay in post despite now-deleted tweets about drinking, drugs and sexThe police commissioner for Kent has insisted that her newly appointed adviser on youth will remain in her post despite the emergence of Twitter messages in which the 17-year-old jokes about...
Police commissioner backs teenage adviser after 'youthful boasting' tweets

If China lifts its game console ban, what will adults panic about next? | Helen Lewis

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From Call of Duty to sexting, young people will always do things that perplex their elders - or pretend they are to their friendsShhh! No one tell Keith Vaz. It turns out that, for years, China has forbidden its citizens from playing on video game consoles, claiming that they corrupt...
If China lifts its game console ban, what will adults panic about next? | Helen Lewis

Could Angry Birds lead to mass murder? | by Martin Robbins @mjrobbins

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Attempts to link last year's Norway shootings to Call of Duty are spectacularly misguided. Moral panic about violent video games is based on prejudice, ignorance and the selective use of flawed researchOn June 6th, 1984, the Russian video game Tetris was released, in which players had to build a wall....
Could Angry Birds lead to mass murder? | by Martin Robbins @mjrobbins

Richard O'Dwyer petition hits 160,000 signatures

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Petition launched by founder of Wikipedia objecting to extradition of internet whiz gains support the world overA petition launched by Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales to halt the extradition to the US of Sheffield Hallam student Richard O'Dwyer has garnered 160,000 signatures in less than five days.O'Dwyer, 24, faces up to...
Richard O'Dwyer petition hits 160,000 signatures

Prism: claims of GCHQ circumventing law are 'fanciful nonsense', says Hague

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Foreign secretary confirms he will make Commons statement on Monday after reports UK spies were involved in NSA programmeWilliam Hague is to make a statement to parliament on Monday to respond to allegations that GCHQ gathered intelligence on British citizens from internet companies through a secret US spy agency operation.In...
Prism: claims of GCHQ circumventing law are 'fanciful nonsense', says Hague

Google, Facebook and Twitter ordered to delete photos of James Bulger killers

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Police action follows attorney general's threat to prosecute people uploading pictures claiming to be of Jon VenablesGoogle, Facebook and Twitter have been ordered by the police to remove photographs purporting to show one of James Bulger's killers.The police intervention came after the attorney general threatened to prosecute those who uploaded...
Google, Facebook and Twitter ordered to delete photos of James Bulger killers

US/UK extradition agreement too one-side, says Keith Vaz

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Vaz says extradition of student Richard O'Dwyer is the most apparent example of the 'one-sided' agreementThe chair of the influential House of Commons home affairs committee, Keith Vaz, has said the extradition of Sheffield student Richard O'Dwyer is the most apparent example of the "one-sided" UK/US extradition agreement which "did...
US/UK extradition agreement too one-side, says Keith Vaz

Shorter cuts: news doesn't get any smaller

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The battle of the Steve Jobs biopics, Mick Jagger's appreciation of Boris Johnson and a kids' tribute to the Beastie BoysHotline to the stars Russell Brand is clearly ancient history. Keith Vaz, starstruck chair of the Commons home affairs committee, is now planning to speak to Joan Collins about her...
Shorter cuts: news doesn't get any smaller

Keith Vaz urges tighter controls on violent video games

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Labour MP who has criticised games in the past says more robust precautions must be taken before games are publishedLabour MP Keith Vaz has tabled an early day motion calling for more stringent government controls on violent video games.The motion, put forward on 24 April, makes reference to Anders Breivik,...
Keith Vaz urges tighter controls on violent video games
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