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House passes unanimous resolution to ban UN control of the Internet in show of impotence

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Today in the House of Representatives, the lower chamber of the U.S. Congress, a unanimous resolution was passed opposing United Nations control of the Internet. As you recall, the same bill passed the Senate, put forth by Sen. Marco Rubio. On this, our political parties have managed to agree. At...
House passes unanimous resolution to ban UN control of the Internet in show of impotence
Do Not Track Is An Opportunity, Not a Threat

BT urges long-term freedom from fibre price controls

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Firm tells Lords committee it is difficult to invest in high-speed telecoms network if regulatory regime keeps changingBT has asked for long-term freedom from price controls on the fibre broadband network it is building.Ofcom sets the price at which BT sells access to its copper network to rival internet service...
BT urges long-term freedom from fibre price controls

3D-printed firearm plans downloaded 100,000 times, State Department steps in

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That didn't take long -- just days after its first test fire, the Liberator, a 3D-printed pistol designed by Defense Distributed founder Cody Wilson, has caught the attention of the federal government. It's hardly a surprise: the arm's blueprints were downloaded more than 100,000 times since going live on...
3D-printed firearm plans downloaded 100,000 times, State Department steps in

PCC 'needs power to fine newspapers'

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Lord Black, chairman of body that funds watchdog, says phone-hacking scandal has convinced him of case for reformThe News of the World phone-hacking scandal is evidence that the Press Complaints Commission needs the power to fine errant newspapers, the chairman of the body which funds the watchdog has said.Lord Black,...
PCC 'needs power to fine newspapers'

North Carolina Tells Blogger That Providing Dietary Advice Is Illegal, Blogger Tells NC To Read The 1st Amendment

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A guy named Steve Cooksey developed Type II diabetes a few years back, and in response ended up embracing a paleolithic diet and exercise regime (something that's increasingly popular these days). It seemed to work quite well for him, and he ended up setting up a website called Diabetes-Warrior.net in...
North Carolina Tells Blogger That Providing Dietary Advice Is Illegal, Blogger Tells NC To Read The 1st Amendment
How crowdfunding's secondary market could evolve

VOD liability in flux as UK regulators disagree

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UK online publishers will take further hope that the VOD regulatory regime against which they have campaigned will be dismantled, after another of its decisions was overturned by its own parent. The Authority for Television On Demand (ATVOD) had earlier ruled that, by allowing its satellite TV subscribers to watch...
VOD liability in flux as UK regulators disagree

Doubling Down On Secrecy: ITU Believes Secret Media Strategy Key To Avoiding SOPA/ACTA Fate

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As the WCIT (World Conference on International Telecommunications) gets under way in Dubai, the ITU is making its play to regulate the internet, potentially to aid authoritarian governments in censoring or limiting the internet, or to divert money from innovative internet companies to stagnant state telcos out of a claim...
Doubling Down On Secrecy: ITU Believes Secret Media Strategy Key To Avoiding SOPA/ACTA Fate

Facebook launches virtual bingo game offering real cash prizes

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Controls will prevent anyone aged under 18 from gambling on Bingo Friendzy, insists US social networkFacebook has made its first move into online gambling in the UK, launching a virtual bingo machine that offers real cash prizes.Britons aged 18 and over will be able to stake real money on the...
Facebook launches virtual bingo game offering real cash prizes

North Carolina Tells Blogger That Providing Dietary Advice Is Illegal, Blogger Tells NC To Read The 1st Amendment

www.techdirt.com
A guy named Steve Cooksey developed Type II diabetes a few years back, and in response ended up embracing a paleolithic diet and exercise regime (something that's increasingly popular these days). It seemed to work quite well for him, and he ended up setting up a website called Diabetes-Warrior.net in...
North Carolina Tells Blogger That Providing Dietary Advice Is Illegal, Blogger Tells NC To Read The 1st Amendment
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