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Internet censorship in the world

Nowadays, we tend to take Internet for granted, especially in developed countries.We can hardly imagine our lives without access to the web, everywhere and somewhat immediately. However, the situation is not the same in many parts of the world with pervasive censorship in many countries, mainly to limit the freedom of access to information. We

The world map of most visited sites

The Internet is vast, there are millions of websites, the battle for ranking is huge. Who are the winners and losers, which are the world’s most visited websites. The Internet’s Most Visited Websites The Internet is vast. It is made up of tens of millions of devices, millions of websites and servers and of course,

Algerian Test Taking Nightmare

Can you imagine what it would be like to live for a few days without social media? Well, it’s an issue that’s happening right now in Algeria, and while social media has its benefits, it also has benefits that are unethical yet still utilized. Algerian authorities have briefly blocked access to Facebook, Twitter, and other

How to Stay Safe From Facebook Scammers

With almost 1.6billion users of Facebook, it isn’t surprising to learn that the social media website attracts the most attempted online scams. How to stay safe from Facebook scammers is very important as in a report conducted this year from technology firm Cisco showed that Facebook scams are the most common form of attack method online, second to malware

German Court Rules Facebook Can Prevent Fake Names

In a ruling that has gone the social media giant’s way, a German court rules Facebook can prevent fake names from being used on their website. This comes after a previous ruling that stated the opposite from the Hamburg Data Protection Authority last July, which stated it was against privacy and they didn’t have the

Yahoo To Notify Users If Hacking Takes Place

Yahoo are the latest company to be offering support to its users if at any point they feel they are under threat of state sponsored security breaches. Following on from Facebook announcing a similar move, it seems a possible trend might be starting that actually shows companies caring for their customer base after numerous cyber

World’s Top Companies Failing at Data Privacy

In an exhaustive report on data protection, privacy and censorship on some of the world’s largest tech companies have shown an alarming trend. None of them offered an adequate level of disclosure on their levels of privacy and censorship, resulting in the highest scoring company only at 65%. As the report shows the world’s top tech

Facebook Users Warned Over New Privacy Concerns

In a way to combat its closest rivals Twitter, Facebook have announced drastic changes to its search feature to not only include names, groups and pages, but to search all public posts as well. This of course includes every single post anyone has ever posted in the 10 years Facebook has been in existence. Even if