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China pulls plug on shock treatment for Internet addicts

Net junkies rejoice. The government has banned a controversial treatment for Internet addictions which, according to some bloggers, involved being tied down and shocked for 30 minutes at a time at one hospital...

Google site blocked in China?

Google appears to be the first casualty of a growing Internet censorship drive in China. A Canada-based pro Net neutrality organization says The Web filtering software Green Dam Youth Escort is far more intrusive that Chinese authorities claim

1 billion Web users and counting

Internet users surpassed the 1 billion mark last month reminding everyone that the world is becoming more flat, according to online research firm ComScore

U.S., Russia in WiMAX race

A Russian ISP invests in Nortel gear for Moscow, while Sprint plans to cover D.C. by year's end

Patriot Act struck down by U.S. judge

Judge Victor Marrero, of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, ruled that the Patriot Act provision that allows the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation to obtain ISP and telecom subscribers' billing, calling and Web surfing records without court approval violates the U.S. Constitution.

U.S. judge strikes down Patriot Act provision

The U.S. Patriot Act suffered a blow when a New York judge slammed a controversial provision dealing with privacy of personal information. What the 107-page court order says about free speech and the U.S. Constitution.

The top 10 developments in the world of e-commerce

The past 10 years have seen many changes in the world of e-commerce: Wi-Fi connectivity, the BlackBerry and even iTunes and YouTube have all dramatically impacted business, government and personal computing. To mark these developments, a top 10 list has been compiled by industry experts.

Microsoft execs to face UK gov’t security questions

The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee is preparing to grill senior Microsoft executives over the company's steps to create a secure internet.

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