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The internet companies that sold ads to the Russian trolls can enact their own reforms. Here's what they should do. First, block foreign buyers from purchasing ads that mention candidates before elections, even if they don't tell people how to vote. Foreign nationals (foreign citizens who are not permanent ...
The European Commission has been preparing new recommendations on how member states should address "illegal online content." DAMIEN MEYER/Getty Images. Future Tense is a partnership of Slate, New America, and Arizona State University that examines emerging technologies, public policy, and ...

UPDATE: (8:45 a.m. Tuesday) Tuesday's board of adjustment meeting at which members would have discussed the height of a communication tower related to runways at Dyess Air Force Base has been cancelled due to a lack of quorum. The reporter-News will follow this story as it continues to develop.
WATSONVILLE -- One year ago, an internet service provider launched an initiative aimed at bringing fast internet to low-income people in South County. Charter Communications was back in Watsonville Friday to remind residents about the $14.99 per month plan - called Spectrum Internet Assist - which ...
A man who lives in Madison County is so frustrated his area does not have high speed internet that he's taking matters into his own hands. When Clint Hyde moved to Madison from Fairfax County, he assumed he would be able to work remotely from home. He soon realized his best option for internet was ...
consumers in China are in for a huge treat as some of the country's biggest internet companies give away money as reward to customers using their apps ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday. Alibaba Group Holding and Tencent Holdings, China's dominant mobile payment operators, have pledged to ...

European Commissioner Pierre Moscovici told French newspaper Ouest-France that the EU Commission will present a proposal by the end of March to fairly tax digital companies. The Commission wants to establish a principle that internet companies pay corporate tax in each country based on turnover ...
AT&T lobbyist Mike Scott chats with Rep. Jim Gartner, D-Topeka, following a House committee hearing Monday on broadband internet service reforms. [Tim Carpenter/The capital-Journal]. By Tim Carpenter · TimVCarpenter. Tuesday. Posted at 8:08 AM. Share. TOPEKA -- Kansas companies worked to pull the plug ...
The European Commission is looking to tax internet companies, EU Commisioner Pierre Moscovici for Economic and Fiscal Affairs said in an interview with Ouest France. He said the commission will make its proposals at the end of March and did not rule out a possible tax on revenues. Moscovici said he ...
Late last year I published Part I of a project to map out all the complaints we hear about social media in particular and about internet companies generally. ... Of course, Apple's an internet company too (iTunes, Apple TV, iCloud, and so on), but the company's not hooked on the advertising revenue streams ...
It's Spain's turn to take a closer look at the practices of their local internet companies, and how they treat their customers' personal data. Spain's ¿Quien Defiende Tus Datos? (Who Defends Your Data?) is a project of ETICAS Foundation, and is part of a region-wide initiative by leading Iberoamerican digital ...
Even though it scored a big victory when net neutrality rules were overturned, this hasn't seemed to satisfy AT&T's appetite. The net neutrality fracas pitted broadband providers like the communications giant against the likes and wishes of internet companies such as Google and facebook. The providers ...
THE Archbishop of Canterbury has called on internet and social-media companies to take action concerning anti-Semitism and racism. He was speaking at an event hosted by the Foreign Office and the Israeli Embassy to mark holocaust Memorial Day, on Tuesday. Words, Archbishop Welby said, could be ...
Wall Street firm MKM Partners says that Alphabet has the "most hidden value" of all the mega-cap companies. The company has the highest amount of off-shore cash of all the major internet companies and recent tax reform could free up some of that $61 billion. MKM also expects Google's Websites ...
AT&T's CEO Randall Stephenson has today shared an open letter titled consumers Need an Internet Bill of rights. In the letter, Stephenson shares his ideas for how to "end the debate [on net neutrality] once and for all" and states that AT&T is "committed to an open Internet." Meanwhile, critics are voicing ...
A new year has arrived, along with the usual air of optimism. Yet the 21st century is already shaping up to be a challenging one. From climate change to terrorism, the difficulties confronting policy makers are unprecedented in their variety, but also in their complexity. Our existing policy tool kit seems stale ...
Americans are still talking about a decision by the government to overturn its policy of net neutrality. The Federal Communications Commission, or FCC, voted to end rules meant to prevent telecommunications companies from blocking or slowing the operation of some websites. Observers say the decision ...

internet companies would be assessed on earnings from sales to Israelis, primarily of advertising, Asher said. However, in at least one case now in court, the tax authority's assessment is based on what percentage of a multinational's worldwide profits can be attributed to Israel, said Daniel Paserman, head ...
The reported cases have mainly targeted schools, internet companies and government-funded bodies. It is worth noting that the authorities imposing the penalties in the reported cases are the cyber security branches of the local police. It appears, therefore, that the cyber police remain the main authority ...
For the major Chinese internet companies, smart speakers not only help gather data for things like user preferences and speech patterns, it also ensures that users stay within their ecosystem of services - especially useful to e-commerce service providers like JD.com and Alibaba. Antonio Wang, the ...
The Shenzhen-based internet company has grown at an impressive rate over the past few years to become one of the biggest internet companies in China, thanks in part to the Chinese government shutting out companies like Google or facebook. That vacuum has allowed Tencent and other Chinese ...
As the authors point out, for an AI to improve, it has to be exposed to massive amounts of data, or rather, trained on massive amounts of data. That is where we come in. internet companies gather data from users every time they read an article, issue a command to Alexa, Google a set of keywords or solve a ...
Dave Schmit has not had a working home phone or internet access since Friday, and he's starting to get frustrated. Schmit lives out on 88th Street West and last week got a notice in the mail that his telecom provider, Nebraska-based USA Communications, had sold its Montana operations to ...
While expressing his views on the passive response given by giant media companies like facebook, YouTube and Google UK Security Minister Ben Wallace said that these companies did not actively when requested by UK government to tackle the terrorism activities. He said these companies should be ...
"An argument can be made for each company achieving $1 trillion in market cap by 2020, with a case for Apple in 2019. We think it's most likely 2021 when the barrier is broken by an internet company, but think BABA may have the best chance for 2020 despite being the smallest of the mega-caps today.".
internet company Tencent expands AI research in Bellevue. by Raechel Dawson; Tuesday, December 19, 2017 10:58am; Business. Chinese tech giant Tencent, an internet enterprise, recently announced its plans to expand its offices to Bellevue. A Tencent spokesperson said Bellevue is an outstanding community and ...
The government didn't completely kill net neutrality, as long as companies that offer our internet access enforce its principles. Some probably won't. Comcast, America's most-hated company, has hinted at creating "fast lanes" where internet companies would have to pay for better access to the network.
A woman protests the repeal of net neutrality outside the Federal Communications Commission headquarters in Washington, DC, on Dec. 13. The Federal Communications Commission voted to repeal Obama-era regulations protecting net neutrality -- rules that prohibit internet service providers from ...
A Japanese internet company with the bitcoin bug will soon allow its employees to receive some of their salaries in the form of cryptocurrency. Tokyo-based GMO Internet Group announced the new payment option will launch in February 2018, according to digital currency news site coindesk.com.
But even large internet companies such as Netflix (nflx, +0.30%) and Amazon (amzn, +0.45%) have said they fear possible discrimination without the protections. Tuesday's protests were aimed at demonstrated one of the claimed harms from repealing the rules: That ISPs could charge customers more to ...
That's because it will allow broadband providers to impose new fees not just on you and me, but also on the internet companies that want to send their movies and websites our way. If Netflix wants to be able to stream "Stranger Things" to a Comcast customer, it will have to pay a toll to Comcast. If Spotify ...
Our most pressing goal right now is to scale up our efforts so that all internet companies take part - making sure that terrorist content on the internet, no matter where, no longer stands a chance." Julian King, Commissioner for the Security Union said: "There is a direct link between recent attacks in Europe ...
Baidu Inc. (BIDU) is the third largest internet company in China, has a market cap of over $80 billion, and is the second most widely used search engine in the ... China also has 5 of the 10 largest internet companies in the world, has an internet penetration rate of only 52% vs the U.S.'s 88%, has online ...
The Chinese government has admonished the country's technology companies in light of mounting complaints over breach of privacy, as more than 700 million people on the mainland share personal information to digital services that they use everyday like those for online search, shopping and investing.
JUNEAU, Alaska (KTUU) - In a bill pre-filed Friday, an Alaska lawmaker proposed regulations for Internet service providers in the state, requiring them to practice net neutrality, despite the recent repeal of such regulations at the federal level. According to Dep. Scott Kawasaki, D-Fairbanks, the legislation is ...
Germany starts enforcing a law that fines social media companies for not deleting hate speech on their platforms. internet companies like facebook, twitter and YouTube-parent Google will now have just a 24-hour window to remove offending posts. The law carries fines of up to $60 million if companies fail ...
In their most recent agenda McBride Council formed a committee to pursue better internet speeds, but a new internet company Monashee Communications, may already have the job in the bag. Currently upload speeds in the valley are slow. When Valemount's television station uploads a medium ...
The government didn't completely kill net neutrality, as long as companies that offer our internet access enforce its principles. Some probably won't. Comcast, America's most-hated company, has hinted at creating "fast lanes" where internet companies would have to pay for better access to the network.
A woman protests the repeal of net neutrality outside the Federal Communications Commission headquarters in Washington, DC, on Dec. 13. The Federal Communications Commission voted to repeal Obama-era regulations protecting net neutrality -- rules that prohibit internet service providers from ...
A Japanese internet company with the bitcoin bug will soon allow its employees to receive some of their salaries in the form of cryptocurrency. Tokyo-based GMO Internet Group announced the new payment option will launch in February 2018, according to digital currency news site coindesk.com.
Now is the moment to step up efforts on all fronts to make sure terrorist content is not just detected but also removed before it reaches internet users, to streamline and speed up the terrorist content referrals process, to improve transparent and regular reporting from the internet companies and to increase ...
In 1997 the utility bought Lighthouse Computers, which provided dial-up internet and computer sales and service. Cloverland President and CEO, Dan Dasho, says much has changed over the years. He says equipment and technology is constantly upgrading, and what's now Lighthouse.net needs to be ...
Baidu Inc. (BIDU) is the third largest internet company in China, has a market cap of over $80 billion, and is the second most widely used search engine in the ... China also has 5 of the 10 largest internet companies in the world, has an internet penetration rate of only 52% vs the U.S.'s 88%, has online ...
The ordinary South African's monthly retirement fund contribution is invested in what is referred to as a balanced portfolio comprising on average 50% in JSE listed companies with the remainder in government bonds, cash and global securities. Now within the 50% one share makes up 24% of the overall ...
One of the main fears that school officials have about curtailing "net neutrality" is that internet service companies will have new powers to throttle or block the flow of online content that serves as academic lifeblood for many districts. But gauging whether those worries are justified or overblown requires a lot ...
On November 15, a day after online restaurant guide and food ordering app Zomato launched its paid subscription service, Zomato Gold, cofounder Deepinder Goyal tweeted, "This has been insane - thank you." Zomato Gold, which was piloted in Lisbon and Dubai nine months earlier, promises ...
The three lead companies, Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent, supported by an additional eight Chinese internet companies, decided on an alliance due to the magnitude of the challenge in addressing wildlife cybercrime given there are hundreds of millions of users online. environmental organization TRAFFIC's ...
The three lead companies, Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent, supported by an additional eight Chinese internet companies, decided on an alliance due to the magnitude of the challenge in addressing wildlife cybercrime given there are hundreds of millions of users online. environmental organization TRAFFIC's ...
internet companies expressed disdain for the breadth of SESTA. ... that a standard for users' uploaded content requires the internet company to ...
According to current laws, internet companies in South Korea are ... Secretary General of the Korea internet corporations Association, ...


 

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