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AdBlock Plus wins again in court

»Posted by on May 27, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on AdBlock Plus wins again in court

The makers of an advert-blocking browser plug-in defeat a second attempt to ban their product this year.

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UK ISPs to block eBook piracy sites

»Posted by on May 27, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on UK ISPs to block eBook piracy sites

The UK's biggest broadband providers will shortly start blocking seven of the most popular websites used by eBook pirates.

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Criminals steal US tax returns

»Posted by on May 27, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Criminals steal US tax returns

A security breach at the United States' Internal Revenue Service has allowed criminals to gain access to more than 100,000 tax returns.

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New powers to monitor internet use

»Posted by on May 27, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on New powers to monitor internet use

New laws to give police and spies greater powers to monitor internet use are in the Queen's Speech - but campaigners say it is the return of the "snooper's charter".

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Child sex abuse loophole to be shut

»Posted by on May 27, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Child sex abuse loophole to be shut

The UK proposes to punish people who live-stream videos of child abuse over the internet in the same way it does those who offer pre-recorded clips.

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