Slashdot Items Tagged "internet"

Date / Time Story
Sunday April 22, 2018 @02:28PM Who Has More of Your Personal Data Than Facebook? Try Google
Sunday April 22, 2018 @02:10PM 'Drupalgeddon2' Touches Off Arms Race To Mass-Exploit Powerful Web Servers
Sunday April 22, 2018 @02:49AM Pornhub Hasn't Been Actively Enforcing Its Deepfake Ban
Saturday April 21, 2018 @03:55PM Former Reddit Executive Sees 'No Hope' For Reddit
Saturday April 21, 2018 @01:41PM Lycos Finally Discontinues Its Free Email Service
Friday April 20, 2018 @04:35PM Facebook Starts Its Facial Recognition Push To Europeans
Friday April 20, 2018 @12:51PM The 'Terms and Conditions' Reckoning Is Coming
Thursday April 19, 2018 @07:13PM Cloudflare: FOSTA Was a 'Very Bad Bill' That's Left the Internet's Infrastructure Hanging
Thursday April 19, 2018 @04:59PM LinkedIn's AutoFill Plugin Could Leak user Data, Secret Fix Failed
Thursday April 19, 2018 @04:41PM German Supreme Court Rules Ad Blockers Legal
Thursday April 19, 2018 @11:21AM 4.9% of Websites Use Flash, Down From 28.5% in 2011
Thursday April 19, 2018 @12:43AM Facebook To Put 1.5 Billion Users Out of Reach of New EU Privacy Law
Wednesday April 18, 2018 @07:48PM 'Login With Facebook' Data Hijacked By JavaScript Trackers
Wednesday April 18, 2018 @07:38PM Google Is Shuttering Domain Fronting, Creating a Big Problem For Anti-Censorship Tools
Wednesday April 18, 2018 @09:56AM Russia Admits To Blocking Millions of IP Addresses
Wednesday April 18, 2018 @12:10AM Chrome 66 Arrives With Autoplaying Content Blocked By Default
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @05:57PM Facebook Admits To Tracking Users, Non-Users Off-Site
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @05:14PM Online Tax Filers Will Get Extension After IRS Payment Website Outage
Monday April 16, 2018 @08:54PM Supreme Court Set To Hear Landmark Online Sales Tax Case
Monday April 16, 2018 @08:36PM 19-Year-Old Archivist Charged For Downloading Freedom-of-Information Releases
Monday April 16, 2018 @08:00PM MPAA Silently Shut Down Its Legal Movies Search Engine
Monday April 16, 2018 @06:58PM Comcast Is Bundling Netflix Into Cable Packages
Monday April 16, 2018 @05:14PM New Child Protection Nonprofit Strikes Back At Sex-Negative Approach of FOSTA-SESTA
Monday April 16, 2018 @04:37PM California Bill Would Restore, Strengthen Net Neutrality Protections
Saturday April 14, 2018 @04:10PM 'An Apology for the Internet -- from the People Who Built It'
Friday April 13, 2018 @07:32PM YouTube Is Littered With Mass-Produced Videos Made By Automated Bots
Friday April 13, 2018 @10:42AM Google Chrome To Boost User Privacy by Improving Cookies Handling Procedure
Thursday April 12, 2018 @07:31PM Nearly 1 In 10 Americans Have Deleted Their Facebook Account Over Privacy Concerns, Survey Claims
Thursday April 12, 2018 @04:50PM Firefox 11.0 For iOS Arrives With Tracking Protection On By Default
Thursday April 12, 2018 @02:09AM Reddit Continues To Protect Racist Language In Favor of Free Speech
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @05:01PM The Personality Traits That Put You At Risk For Smartphone Addiction
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @12:50AM Zuckerberg: Facebook Doesn't Use Your Mic For Ad Targeting
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @07:54PM Facebook Data Collected By Quiz App Included Private Messages
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @05:56PM Zuckerberg Testimony: Facebook AI Will Curb Hate Speech In 5 To 10 Years
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @04:56PM Democratic Senators Propose 'Privacy Bill of Rights' To Prevent Websites From Sharing Or Selling Sensitive Info Without Opt-In Consent
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @04:36PM Twitter Says It Will Comply With Honest Ads Act To Combat Russia Social Media Meddling
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @02:08PM Firefox Follows Chrome and Blocks the Loading of Most FTP Resources
Monday April 09, 2018 @11:17PM Oregon Becomes Second State To Pass a Net Neutrality Law
Monday April 09, 2018 @10:21PM Backpage Founders Charged With Money Laundering, Aiding Prostitution
Monday April 09, 2018 @06:41PM How Much VR User Data Is Oculus Giving To Facebook?
Monday April 09, 2018 @06:21PM China Removes Four News Apps From Smartphone Stores To Tighten Control
Monday April 09, 2018 @04:39PM 'Erotic Review' Blocks US Internet Users To Prepare For Government Crackdown
Monday April 09, 2018 @04:18PM Steve Wozniak Drops Facebook: 'The Profits Are All Based On the User's Info'
Monday April 09, 2018 @12:49PM A Broken Undersea Cable Knocked Mauritania Offline For Two Days, Affected Another Five Nations
Sunday April 08, 2018 @08:00PM Electronics Surplus Shop 'WeirdStuff Warehouse' Is Closing
Sunday April 08, 2018 @07:44PM Ask Slashdot: How Do You Stream/Capture Video?
Sunday April 08, 2018 @07:36PM Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower Says Data From 87 Million Users Could Be Stored In Russia
Saturday April 07, 2018 @08:52PM Tim Cook Says Ads That Follow You Online Are 'Creepy'
Saturday April 07, 2018 @08:24PM Berkeley Offers Its Data Science Course Online For Free
Friday April 06, 2018 @06:37PM Twitter Bans 270,000 Accounts For 'Promoting Terrorism'
Friday April 06, 2018 @05:30PM Google Seeks To Limit 'Right To Be Forgotten' By Claiming It's Journalistic
Friday April 06, 2018 @05:21PM Comcast, AT&T, Verizon Pose a Greater Surveillance Risk Than Facebook
Friday April 06, 2018 @04:55PM FBI Seizes Backpage.com, a Site Criticized For Sex-Related Ads
Thursday April 05, 2018 @02:07PM Online Gaming Could Be Stalled by Net Neutrality Repeal, ESA Tells Court
Thursday April 05, 2018 @12:20AM 1.1.1.1: Cloudflare's New DNS Attracting 'Gigabits Per Second' of Rubbish
Wednesday April 04, 2018 @06:33PM One of Estonia's First 'e-Residents' Explains What It Means To Have Digital Citizenship
Wednesday April 04, 2018 @04:45PM Facebook's Privacy Fixes Have Broken Tinder
Wednesday April 04, 2018 @04:28PM Ask Slashdot: What Does Your Data Mean To Google?
Wednesday April 04, 2018 @04:09PM CenturyLink Fights Billing-Fraud Lawsuit By Claiming That It Has No Customers
Tuesday April 03, 2018 @11:54PM YouTube Shooter 'Nasim Aghdam' Reportedly Had Website With Manifesto That Targeted YouTube For Censorship, Demonetization
Tuesday April 03, 2018 @06:50PM Facebook CEO Says Not Planning To Extend European Privacy Law Globally
Tuesday April 03, 2018 @05:17PM Facebook Blames a 'Bug' For Not Deleting Your Seemingly Deleted Videos
Tuesday April 03, 2018 @01:26PM Ask Slashdot: What Would Happen If Everything On the Internet Was DRM Protected?
Monday April 02, 2018 @08:36PM Valve Removes Steam Machines From Its Home Page
Monday April 02, 2018 @08:09PM Instagram Suddenly Chokes Off Developers As Facebook Chases Privacy
Monday April 02, 2018 @07:26PM Panerabread.com Leaks Millions of Customers Records
Monday April 02, 2018 @04:46PM Zuckerberg On Facebook's Role In Ethnic Cleansing In Myanmar: 'It's a Real Issue'
Saturday March 31, 2018 @01:10AM Google Is Shutting Down Its Goo.gl URL Shortening Service
Friday March 30, 2018 @04:26PM Ajit Pai Faces Heat Over Proposal To Take Away Poor People's Broadband Plans
Friday March 30, 2018 @02:56PM A Struggling Town Is Reviving Itself With... Geocaching
Thursday March 29, 2018 @08:17PM FCC Authorizes SpaceX's Ambitious Satellite Internet Plans
Thursday March 29, 2018 @08:10PM Top Facebook Executive Defended Data Collection In 2016 Memo, Warned That Facebook Could Get People Killed
Thursday March 29, 2018 @06:59PM Facebook Begins 'Fact-Checking' Photos, Videos
Thursday March 29, 2018 @06:41PM Instagram Reenables GIF Sharing After GIPHY Promises No More Racism
Thursday March 29, 2018 @05:54PM Comcast Supports Ban On Paid Prioritization, Except For 'Specialized Services'
Thursday March 29, 2018 @05:34PM US To Seek Social Media Details From All Visa Applicants
Thursday March 29, 2018 @05:25PM Google Removes 'Kodi' From Search Autocomplete In Anti-Piracy Effort
Thursday March 29, 2018 @04:59PM European Commission Says It Will Cancel All 300,000 UK-Owned .EU Domains
Thursday March 29, 2018 @01:19PM ACLU Urges Cities To Build Public Broadband To Protect Net Neutrality
Wednesday March 28, 2018 @01:09PM Ecuador Cutting Off WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange's Communications Outside London Embassy
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @04:10PM Nearly a Third of Tech Workers Are Ready To #DeleteFacebook
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @03:34PM Forget Millennials, the Internet's Most Wanted Users Are Older -- and Poorer
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @01:59PM AT&T/Verizon Lobbyists To 'Aggressively' Sue States That Enact Net Neutrality
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @10:53AM Mozilla Launches Facebook Container Add-on To Isolate Your Web Browsing Activity From Facebook
Monday March 26, 2018 @07:22PM Facebook Acknowledges It Has Been Keeping Records of Android Users' Calls, Texts
Monday March 26, 2018 @02:53PM IETF Approves TLS 1.3 As Internet Standard
Monday March 26, 2018 @11:31AM Megaupload Founder Kim Dotcom Wins Battle in Ongoing Fight Against US Extradition
Monday March 26, 2018 @10:09AM One Percent of Reddit Users Cause 75 Percent of the Drama
Sunday March 25, 2018 @02:39PM Tumblr Takes Down 84 Russia-Linked Accounts
Sunday March 25, 2018 @09:13AM IETF Approves TLS 1.3 as Internet Standard
Sunday March 25, 2018 @03:10AM Amazon Plans Blockbuster TV Series Based On Chinese Sci-Fi Trilogy 'The Three-Body Problem'
Sunday March 25, 2018 @02:53AM Steve Jobs Tried To Warn Mark Zuckerberg About Privacy In 2010
Sunday March 25, 2018 @02:14AM Sex Workers Say Porn On Google Drive Is Suddenly Disappearing
Saturday March 24, 2018 @12:09AM Tim Berners-Lee Urges Web Users: 'Care About Your Data'
Friday March 23, 2018 @06:44PM New York Councilman Proposes Bill That Would Grant NYC Workers 'Right To Disconnect'
Friday March 23, 2018 @06:23PM Facebook Gets Hit With Four Lawsuits Over Cambridge Analytica Scandal
Friday March 23, 2018 @05:10PM Firefox In 2018: We'll Tackle Bad Ads, Breach Alerts, Autoplay Video, Says Mozilla
Friday March 23, 2018 @04:05PM KeepVid Scraps YouTube-ripping Function in Favour of Legal Approach
Friday March 23, 2018 @04:05PM Craigslist Personals, Some Subreddits Disappear After FOSTA Passage
Thursday March 22, 2018 @08:26PM Man Starts 'Gunbook' Social Media Site After His Gun-Loving Friends Were Kicked Off Facebook
Thursday March 22, 2018 @06:24PM FCC's New 5G Rules Favor Fast Setup Over Federal Reviews
Thursday March 22, 2018 @06:11PM KeepVid Site No Longer Allows Users To 'Keep' Videos
Thursday March 22, 2018 @05:14PM Instagram Will Show More Recent Posts Due To Algorithm Backlash
Thursday March 22, 2018 @04:55PM Reddit Bans Subreddits Related To Selling Guns, Drugs, Sex, and More
Thursday March 22, 2018 @04:40PM Atlanta City Government Systems Down Due To Ransomware Attack
Thursday March 22, 2018 @02:58PM Online Piracy Is More Popular Than Ever, Research Suggests
Wednesday March 21, 2018 @11:11PM Mark Zuckerberg Apologizes For the Cambridge Analytica Scandal, Says He Isn't Opposed To Regulation
Wednesday March 21, 2018 @06:23PM YouTube Bans Firearms Demo Videos, Entering the Gun Control Debate
Wednesday March 21, 2018 @04:31PM Senate Passes Controversial Online Sex Trafficking Bill
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @08:11PM WhatsApp Co-Founder Tells Everyone To Delete Facebook, Further Fueling the #DeleteFacebook Movement
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @05:09PM Orbitz Says Legacy Travel Site Likely Hacked, Affecting 880,000 Credit Cards
Monday March 19, 2018 @08:04PM Google Makes Push To Turn Product Searches Into Cash
Monday March 19, 2018 @07:27PM Facebook Security Chief Said To Leave After Clashes Over Disinformation
Monday March 19, 2018 @04:50PM Facebook Hires Firm To Conduct Forensic Audit of Cambridge Analytica Data
Sunday March 18, 2018 @05:24PM About a Quarter of US Adults Say They Are 'Almost Constantly' Online
Sunday March 18, 2018 @03:54AM Say Goodbye To the Information Age: It's All About Reputation Now
Saturday March 17, 2018 @08:46PM Ask Slashdot: How Can I Prove My ISP Slows Certain Traffic?
Saturday March 17, 2018 @05:28PM How An Open Source Plugin Tamed a Chaotic Comments Section With A Simple Quiz
Friday March 16, 2018 @11:06PM Facebook Suspends Donald Trump's Data Operations Team For Misusing People's Personal Information
Friday March 16, 2018 @02:52PM Entire Broadband Industry Will Help FCC Defend Net Neutrality Repeal
Friday March 16, 2018 @01:34PM Facebook Says It is Sorry For Suggesting Child Sex Videos in Search
Friday March 16, 2018 @01:16PM Tumblr Has a Massive Creepshots Problem
Thursday March 15, 2018 @07:05PM EU Wants To Require Platforms To Filter Uploaded Content (Including Code)
Thursday March 15, 2018 @06:05PM Bali Plans To Switch Off Internet Services For 24 Hours For New Year 'Quiet Reflection'
Thursday March 15, 2018 @05:57PM Verizon Will Fix Broadband Networks, Landlines To Resolve Investigation
Wednesday March 14, 2018 @05:06PM Jewelry Site Leaks Personal Details, Plaintext Passwords of 1.3 Million Users
Wednesday March 14, 2018 @04:39PM Sri Lanka Accuses Facebook of Failing To Control Hate Speech That Contributed To Deadly Riots
Wednesday March 14, 2018 @04:04PM Reddit Is Bringing Promoted Posts To Its Mobile Apps
Wednesday March 14, 2018 @03:57PM Wikipedia Had No Idea YouTube Was Going To Use It To Fact-Check Conspiracy Theories
Tuesday March 13, 2018 @07:34PM YouTube Will Add Information From Wikipedia To Videos About Conspiracies
Tuesday March 13, 2018 @04:39PM Mozilla Working On In-Page Popup Blocker For Firefox
Tuesday March 13, 2018 @01:05PM Reddit and the Struggle To Detoxify the Internet
Tuesday March 13, 2018 @12:23PM Firefox 59, 'By Far the Biggest Update Since Firefox 1.0', Arrives With Faster Page Loads and Improved Private Browsing
Monday March 12, 2018 @04:02PM Comcast 'Blocks' an Encrypted Email Service: Yet Another Reminder Why Net Neutrality Matters
Saturday March 10, 2018 @01:21AM Massive DDOS Attacks Are Now Targeting Google, Amazon, and the NRA
Friday March 09, 2018 @08:04PM Reddit Admits Russian Trolls Got Into Website During 2016 Election
Friday March 09, 2018 @05:04PM YouTube Is Full of Easy-To-Find Neo-Nazi Propaganda
Friday March 09, 2018 @04:51PM FCC's Ajit Pai is Surrounded By a 'Set of People With a Very Traditional Mindset', Says Sir Tim Berners-Lee
Thursday March 08, 2018 @07:01PM Fake News Spreads Faster Than True News On Twitter -- Thanks To People, Not Bots
Thursday March 08, 2018 @06:44PM Trump Promises Copyright Crackdown As DoJ Takes Aim At Streaming Pirates
Thursday March 08, 2018 @03:10PM Can the Most Contentious Piece of the Web Form the Basis of a New Standard? Inside Google's Plan To Make the Whole Web as Fast as AMP
Thursday March 08, 2018 @01:48AM Amazon Launches a Low-Cost Version of Prime For Medicaid Recipients
Wednesday March 07, 2018 @05:12PM Snap Is Laying Off Around 100 Engineers
Tuesday March 06, 2018 @10:43PM Chrome 65 Arrives With Material Design Extensions Page, New Developer Features
Tuesday March 06, 2018 @04:20PM Google Is Selling Off Zagat
Tuesday March 06, 2018 @11:18AM The Slow Death of the Internet Cookie
Tuesday March 06, 2018 @10:40AM WordPress Now Powers 30% of Websites
Monday March 05, 2018 @05:29PM Rhode Island Bill Would Impose Fee For Accessing Online Porn
Monday March 05, 2018 @05:23PM Six Tech Companies Filing Net Neutrality Lawsuit
Sunday March 04, 2018 @03:37PM Google Fiber Is a Faint Echo of the Disruption We Were Promised
Sunday March 04, 2018 @02:45PM GitHub Survived the Biggest DDoS Attack Ever Recorded
Sunday March 04, 2018 @12:44AM Google's Slack Competitor 'Hangouts Chat' Comes Out of Beta
Sunday March 04, 2018 @12:09AM YouTube Hiring For Some Positions Excluded White and Asian Men, Lawsuit Says
Sunday March 04, 2018 @12:00AM Australia Considers Making It Illegal For ISPs To Advertise Inflated Speeds
Saturday March 03, 2018 @11:52PM Amazon's Jeff Bezos Called Out On Counterfeit Products Problem
Thursday March 01, 2018 @02:25PM EU Warns Tech Giants To Remove Terror Content in 1 Hour -- or Else
Thursday March 01, 2018 @04:43AM YouTube's New Moderators Mistakenly Pull Right-Wing Channels
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @08:54PM China Censors Social Media Responses To Proposal To Abolish Presidential Terms
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @08:36PM US House Passes Bill To Penalize Websites For Sex Trafficking
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @07:10PM Facebook Silently Enables Facial Recognition Abilities For Users Outside EU, Canada
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @06:13PM Google Releases Info On 2.4 Million 'Right To Be Forgotten' Requests
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @05:48PM Net Neutrality Repeal Will Get a Senate Vote In the Spring, Democrats Say
Monday February 26, 2018 @02:53PM Mozilla Removes Individual Cookie Management in Firefox 60
Monday February 26, 2018 @01:57PM Airbus, Delta, and Sprint Are on a Quest for In-Flight Wi-fi That Actually Works
Friday February 23, 2018 @09:18PM NRA Gives Ajit Pai 'Courage Award' and Gun For 'Saving the Internet'
Friday February 23, 2018 @06:18PM How a Fight Over Star Wars Download Codes Could Reshape Copyright Law
Friday February 23, 2018 @05:18PM 'Critical' T-Mobile Bug Allowed Hackers To Hijack Users' Accounts
Friday February 23, 2018 @04:40PM Facebook's Mandatory Anti-Malware Scan Is Invasive and Lacks Transparency
Friday February 23, 2018 @01:05PM More Than 40% of Global Log-in Attempts Are Malicious
Friday February 23, 2018 @10:03AM Samsung Rescues Data-Saving Privacy App Opera Max and Relaunches it as Samsung Max
Thursday February 22, 2018 @07:02PM 23 Attorneys General Refile Challenge To FCC Net Neutrality Repeal
Thursday February 22, 2018 @06:48PM The Los Angeles Times Website Is Unintentionally Serving a Cryptocurrency Mining Script
Wednesday February 21, 2018 @06:18PM Game Industry Pushes Back Against Efforts To Restore Gameplay Servers
Wednesday February 21, 2018 @05:25PM Snapchat Responds To Change.Org Petition Complaining About the App's Redesign
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @10:20PM Flixster Video Shuts Down
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @10:14PM FCC To Officially Rescind Net Neutrality Rules On Thursday
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @06:40PM Researchers Develop Online Game That Teaches Players How To Spread Misinformation
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @06:09PM Venezuela Launches Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency
Monday February 19, 2018 @05:06PM Chrome 64 Now Trims Messy Links When You Share Them
Monday February 19, 2018 @03:35PM Vietnam's Internet is in Trouble
Monday February 19, 2018 @03:23PM Flight Sim Company Embeds Malware To Steal Pirates' Passwords
Sunday February 18, 2018 @11:44PM Salon Magazine Mines Monero On Your Computer If You Use an Ad Blocker
Sunday February 18, 2018 @11:34PM Chrome Extension Brings 'View Image' Button Back
Sunday February 18, 2018 @02:14PM The Wikipedia Zero Program Will End This Year
Sunday February 18, 2018 @01:57PM 'Microsoft Should Scrap Bing and Call it Microsoft Search'
Saturday February 17, 2018 @04:26AM FreeBSD's New Code of Conduct
Friday February 16, 2018 @08:38PM NBC Publishes 200,000 Tweets Tied To Russian Trolls
Friday February 16, 2018 @05:32PM Judge Won't Let FCC's Net Neutrality Repeal Stop Lawsuit Alleging Charter Throttled Netflix
Friday February 16, 2018 @03:14PM A Hacker Has Wiped a Spyware Company's Servers -- Again
Friday February 16, 2018 @02:52PM Facebook Must Stop Tracking Belgian Users, Court Rules
Friday February 16, 2018 @12:52AM Federal Judge Says Embedding a Tweet Can Be Copyright Infringement
Thursday February 15, 2018 @06:18PM Google To Kill Off 'View Image' Button In Search
Thursday February 15, 2018 @05:29PM France's Telecom Regulator Thinks Net Neutrality Should Also Apply To Devices
Wednesday February 14, 2018 @09:22PM SpaceX Hits Two Milestones In Plan For Low-Latency Satellite Broadband
Wednesday February 14, 2018 @07:51PM Tickbox Must Remove Pirate Streaming Add-ons From Sold Devices
Wednesday February 14, 2018 @07:32PM Facebook Is Spamming Users Via Their 2FA Phone Numbers
Wednesday February 14, 2018 @05:22AM AMP For Email Is a Terrible Idea
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @08:08PM New York Times CEO: Print Journalism Has Maybe Another 10 Years
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @05:38PM Google Is Adding Snapchat-Style Stories To Mobile Search Results
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @05:06PM Trump's Infrastructure Plan Has No Dedicated Money For Broadband