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-Proton Mail’s paid users will now get alerts if their info has been posted on the dark web

Chinese internet amused by building that looks like sanitary pad
The blueprint of North Nanjing train station has attracted reaction for all the wrong reasons. 
© 2024 BBCWorld Tue, 16 Apr 10:35pm 

-Flipboard deepens its ties to the open source social web (aka the fediverse)
-Internet providers must now be more transparent about fees, pricing, FCC says
-Google Chrome's massive changes threaten the open web — but users have little sympathy

Fast fibre let down by internet users' lousy Wi-Fi
Paying for a premium broadband service could be a waste of money for some, a new report has found. 
© 2024 RadioNZ Mon, 8 Apr 10:25am 

-White House makes last-ditch push for internet subsidy program

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-Google Agrees to Delete Web Browsing Data as it Settles ‘Incognito’ Lawsuit

Google to delete records from Incognito tracking
The search giant will block third party tracking by default for people searching the web in private mode. 
© 2024 BBCWorld Tue, 2 Apr 7:05am 

-StealthMole raises $7M Series A for its AI-powered dark web intelligence platform
-Massive changes coming to Google Chrome threaten to reshape the modern internet

InternetNZ Releases Internet Insights 2023
New research commissioned by InternetNZ shows many New Zealanders are concerned about young children accessing inappropriate content online. 
© 2024 GeekZone Mon, 25 Mar 4:15am 

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-Damaged undersea cables disrupting Africa’s internet will take weeks to repair

Alleged MediaWorks hack sees 2.5m Kiwis' data stolen
A dark web user says they plan to sell the data, including names, addresses, and votes relating to The Block NZ. 
© 2024 RadioNZ Sat, 16 Mar 3:05pm 

Major internet disruptions in west and central Africa
Undersea cable failures are being blamed for major internet outages in several African countries. 
© 2024 RadioNZ Fri, 15 Mar 10:15am 

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-Red Sea cables have been damaged, disrupting global internet traffic
-Top US Envoy in Hong Kong Warns of Creeping Internet Curbs

Where is the Princess of Wales? The internet knows
The internet is agog with theories as to why the Princess of Wales has been absent from public view since Christmas. Jogai Bhatt rounds up some of the wildest rumours. 
© 2024 RadioNZ Fri, 1 Mar 10:25pm 

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US to end 'gun show loophole' of unlicensed sales
White House says it will require all gun show and internet dealers to conduct background checks. 
© 2024 BBCWorld Fri, 12 Apr 1:45pm 

-German internet monitor records doubling of criminal content in 2023

Project Liberty: Billionaire American businessman Frank McCourt Jr's plan to fix the internet
Frank McCourt Jr wants everyone to stop thinking about data as something that does not matter. 
© 2024 RadioNZ Tue, 9 Apr 7:55pm 

Amazon cuts hundreds of jobs in cloud business
Amazon Web Services represents 14% of the firm's overall revenue but the firm is shifting strategies. 
© 2024 BBCWorld Thu, 4 Apr 4:55pm 

Google to delete records from Incognito tracking
The search giant will block third-party tracking by default for people searching the web in private mode. 
© 2024 RadioNZ Tue, 2 Apr 10:45am 

-AT&T Says Data From 73 Million Accounts Leaked on Dark Web

AT&T data breach: Millions of customers caught up in major dark web leak
By Sean Seddon, BBC News Personal data belonging to 73 million current or former AT&T customers has been leaked online. Information including addresses, social security numbers and passcodes was published... 
© 2024 RadioNZ Mon, 1 Apr 7:05am 

Spark to introduce barriers to help stamp out objectionable material, cyber risks and scams
Spark is set to become the first internet service provider in New Zealand to join the Internet Watch Foundation 
© 2024 RadioNZ Thu, 21 Mar 4:45pm 

-Chinese internet giant Tencent posts lowest annual profit since 2019

Mobile internet prices falling in Papua New Guinea
While there are multiple factors at play, it seems the introduction of additional competition may have done more for the budgets of consumers than the earlier introduction of cable systems. 
© 2024 RadioNZ Wed, 20 Mar 4:15pm 

-West, Central Africa see major internet outage with undersea cables down

Major internet outages reported across Africa
Outages have been reported in South Africa, Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Ghana and Burkina Faso. 
© 2024 BBCWorld Fri, 15 Mar 7:15am 

-Major internet outage hits dozens of countries in Africa as undersea cables fail
-South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia and Ivory Coast hit by major internet outages
-Internet outage intensifies in West and Central Africa

Your data is all over the web - is there a better way?
Would it be better to keep your personal data in one place, rather than entering it into hundreds of websites? 
© 2024 BBCWorld Fri, 8 Mar 3:15pm 

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