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  1. News - World - INTERNET

    Web freedom will survive change in control, says ICANN’s Fadi Chehadé

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 09:07pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington The head of a non-profit group that manages the internet's infrastructure defended a US move to cede oversight of the body, and played down fears that Russia, China or other countries could exert control and restrict the web's openness. The US said last month that it would relinquish oversight of the Internet Cororation for Assigned Names ...

  2. News - World - INTERNET

    US judge rules Baidu has First Amendment right to block content

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 11:58pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New York Judge rules Baidu can block content in US Internet giant Baidu has won the dismissal of a US lawsuit by pro-democracy activists who complained that China's most ... to block users in the United States from articles, videos and other information advocating greater democracy in China. The plaintiffs in the case, which was heard in Manhattan, said this kept Baidu ...

  3. News - China Insider - INTERNET

    China has a new state-run search engine- but will anyone use it?

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 08:47pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... Jeremy Blum jeremy.blum@scmp.com ChinaSo will be jointly managed by Xinhua News Agency and People's Daily A new state-run Chinese search engine named ChinaSo was revealed on Saturday. Featuring a multi-coloured logo reminiscent of Google and search functionality for images, video and a variety of provincial, national and international news, ChinaSo is the result of a merger ...

  4. Business - China Business - INTERNET

    China's internet giants hunt for acquisitions to plug service gaps

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 01:14am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg In a bid to plug gaps in their offerings, mainland internet firms look to buy suitable smaller rivals China's net giants hunt for acquisitions The mainland's internet ... in China to a record this year, adding to their 44 announced acquisitions since 2012 valued at US$18.7 billion, according to data. For each of the big three Chinese internet companies, ...

  5. Business - Companies - INTERNET

    WeChat in the way of Facebook's ambitions in China

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 01:11am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... in way of WhatsApp in China Facebook may well see its US$19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp as a way to break into the mainland's growing mobile-messaging market, but it faces a big ... combine mobile messaging, social networking, e-commerce, gaming and financial services," said Kitty Fok, the managing director for China at technology research firm IDC. In a report released ...

  6. Lifestyle - Technology - INTERNET

    US hands management of internet to 'global multi-stakeholder community'

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 05:54am by AFP

    ... Castro said the change opens the door to other governments such as Russia or China modifying the internet architecture. Without US oversight, "Icann would not be accountable to anyone, ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - INTERNET

    Broadcast data project could provide free uncensored internet to anyone in the world

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 12:06pm by Angela Meng

    ... Outernet has the potential to eliminate the censorship networks imposed in many countries, including China, where technology giants like Google and Facebook have battled political, logistical ... “China has extraordinary technological capabilities,” Karim says. “If the government of China wants to block all satellite transmissions, then I’m sure they could figure out a way to do that. ...

  8. News - World - INTERNET

    Child advocacy groups say Facebook deal does not compel it to change

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 09:26pm by AFP

    ... Citizen attorney. "The capture and republication of teen postings by Facebook is a pernicious assault on their rights to decide where their messages should go," said Robert Fellmeth, ...

  9. News - China Insider - INTERNET

    China’s average internet speed highest in Shanghai, slowest in Qinghai: report

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 07:58pm by Josh Horwitz

    ... Josh Horwitz A new report reveals that China's average internet speed remains slow, but jumped 33 per cent in 2013 A new report reveals that while internet speeds in China remain relatively slow, steady strides in improving online connectivity have been made. The report comes from China Cache, and analyses data speeds across 15,000 servers on the mainland. According ...

  10. News - World - INTERNET

    Dictators 'infiltrate' web, not shut it down, says Google boss Eric Schmidt

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 09:49pm by GDN

    ... "The new model for a dictator is to infiltrate and try to manipulate it. You're seeing this in China, and in many other countries." Schmidt was interviewed on stage alongside Jared ...




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