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Musk warned Twitter must comply with DSA

Musk warned Twitter must comply with DSA

Amid concerns that hate speech might increase under Musk's ownership of Twitter, the EU and UK have warned that twitter must adhere to the new content rules or face a range of sanctions, from fines to an outright ban. A recent deal for $44bn (£34bn) to purchase...

Residents Swerve Censorship in Shanghai

Residents Swerve Censorship in Shanghai

China's strict internet censorship programme has begun to falter in the face of ingenuity from Shanghai residents, who have found imaginative ways to bypass the ban on particular words, hashtags and even lyrics from their own National Anthem. Since the widespread food...

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Musk warned Twitter must comply with DSA

Musk warned Twitter must comply with DSA

Amid concerns that hate speech might increase under Musk's ownership of Twitter, the EU and UK have warned that twitter must adhere to the new content rules or face a range of sanctions, from fines to an outright ban. A recent deal for $44bn (£34bn) to purchase...

Residents Swerve Censorship in Shanghai

Residents Swerve Censorship in Shanghai

China's strict internet censorship programme has begun to falter in the face of ingenuity from Shanghai residents, who have found imaginative ways to bypass the ban on particular words, hashtags and even lyrics from their own National Anthem. Since the widespread food...

Musk Vs Twitter

Musk Vs Twitter

Elon Musk has now confirmed that he has offered to purchase Twitter for a whopping $41 billion (just under £31.5 billion), with the aim of making the company private. I made an offer https://t.co/VvreuPMeLu— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) April 14, 2022 Just over two...

Updated list of companies staying or leaving Russia

Updated list of companies staying or leaving Russia

Further to our recent article about Spotify joining the list of companies that have suspended services in Russia, we have received an update from one of our readers which contains a much more exhaustive list. This new list which has been draw to our attention appears...

Bot to Spot Depressed Twitter Users

Bot to Spot Depressed Twitter Users

Researchers at Brunel University in London have developed an algorithm which can spot depression in Twitter users with almost 90% accuracy. They claim to be able to determine a users state of mind by analyzing 38 data points from a public Twitter profile such as post...

County Broadband receives £100m

County Broadband receives £100m

County Broadband - a broadband provider dedicated to ensuring rural communities in the East of England can access full-fibre broadband - have announced they will be receiving £100m in additional funding from Aviva Investors. They expect this will allow them to deploy...

Starlink Coverage Map

Starlink Coverage Map

Starlink, operated by Elon Musk's SpaceX, is a constellation of mass produced satellites in Low Earth Orbit which provide an internet connection to designated ground transceivers across many parts of the globe. The Starlink internet service has now added a coverage...

Google’s Highly Cited Label

Google’s Highly Cited Label

Google is rolling out a new label to search results for news, interviews and press releases which are frequently cited by other sources in order to promote original work. The new Google "Highly Cited" label will be launched in English on mobile in the U.S and then be...

Spotify joins list of internet services suspended in Russia

Spotify joins list of internet services suspended in Russia

Quoting Russia's new legislation which criminalizes “fake news”, Spotify has cancelled all service provision in the country. “Unfortunately, recently enacted legislation further restricting access to information, eliminating free expression, and criminalizing certain...

£4m for the BBC World Service

£4m for the BBC World Service

The BBC is set to receive more than £4m in additional funding from the government to fight disinformation and fake news surrounding the Russo-Ukrainian invasion. The Russian and Ukrainian language services have had unprecedented audiences since the Russian invasion of...

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