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Mark Ward / BBC:
UK government moves to unblock websites wrongly censored by adult filter   —  UK government tackles wrongly-blocked websites  —  Net filters that are supposed to prevent children from inappropriate material have blocked access to educational and charity sites
Jan 31, 2014, 4:15 PMIn context
BBC:
EU-funded RoboEarth project is a cloud-based system for robots to learn from each other   —  Robots test their own world wide web, dubbed RoboEarth  —  A world wide web for robots to learn from each other and share information is being shown off for the first time.
Jan 15, 2014, 5:00 AMIn context
Chris Vallance / BBC:
Cash machines raided with infected USB sticks   —  The thieves focused on high value notes to minimise the time they were exposed  —  Researchers have revealed how cyber-thieves sliced into cash machines in order to infect them with malware earlier this year.
Dec 31, 2013, 12:25 AMIn context
BBC:
Mariposa botnet ‘mastermind’ jailed in Slovenia   —  A hacker accused of masterminding one of the biggest ever botnets has been sentenced to just under 5 years in jail.  —  Matjaz Skorjanc was arrested in 2010 after a two-year investigation into malware that had hijacked about 12.7 million computers around the world.
Dec 24, 2013, 8:00 AMIn context
BBC:
Royal pardon for codebreaker Alan Turing   —  Computer pioneer and codebreaker Alan Turing has been given a posthumous royal pardon.  —  It overturns his 1952 conviction for homosexuality for which he was punished by being chemically castrated.  —  The conviction meant he lost …
Dec 23, 2013, 7:15 PMIn context
Mike Deri Smith / BBC:
Porn filters block sex education websites   —  The new filters are designed to block sites unsuitable for children  —  Pornography filters used by major internet service providers are blocking websites offering sex education and advice on sexual health and porn addiction, the BBC has learned.
Dec 19, 2013, 7:35 AMIn context
Leo Kelion / BBC:
Bots now ‘account for 61% of web traffic’   —  The study suggests humans only account for 38.5% of internet traffic  —  If you are visiting this page the chances are that you are not a human, at least according to research.  —  A study by Incapsula suggests 61.5% of all website traffic is now generated by bots.
Dec 12, 2013, 7:20 PMIn context
BBC:
Samsung and Philips among tech firms raided by EU   —  Samsung and Philips have revealed that they were among several consumer electronics companies raided recently by European Commission inspectors.  Thursday's raid focused on companies making and selling consumer electronics products and small domestic appliances.
Dec 6, 2013, 2:55 PMIn context
BBC:
Qualcomm faces China antitrust probe   —  China has launched an antitrust probe against one of the world's biggest chipmakers, the US firm Qualcomm.  —  Qualcomm said the probe involved China's anti-monopoly law, but added that regulators told it the “substance of the investigation is confidential”.
Nov 25, 2013, 9:45 PMIn context
BBC:
Amazon workers face ‘increased risk of mental illness’   —  A BBC investigation into a UK-based Amazon warehouse has found conditions that a stress expert said could cause “mental and physical illness”.  —  Professor Michael Marmot was shown secret filming of night shifts involving up to 11 miles …
Nov 25, 2013, 1:10 PMIn context

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