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24 Apr 2014 02:08

Brazil hosts meeting to craft Internet governance rules

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff took aim at US dominance of the Internet on Wednesday, appealing at an international meeting for global governance that would give no state greater weight than others.

  • 23 Apr 2014 23:54

    Amazon Prime wins deal with HBO

    Amazon scored a deal Wednesday to distribute old shows from premium cable TV channel HBO to its monthly Prime subscribers, landing a blow on rival Netflix in the streaming video battle.

  • 23 Apr 2014 22:18

    Growing urgency to deal with cybersecurity following Heartbleed bug

    There is a growing urgency to deal with cybersecurity and data privacy threats by cybersecurity firms and companies' IT departments, following the discovery of the Internet bug Heartbleed earlier this month.

  • 23 Apr 2014 14:56

    Countries convene to plot Internet governance

    A summit on Internet governance kicks off in Brazil on Wednesday, aiming for a new global partnership in the wake of revelations on US online surveillance.

  • 23 Apr 2014 05:22

    Top US court wrestles with TV, copyright and 'cloud'

    A startup that threatens to shake up the television industry with mini-antennas for Internet viewing and recording has become the subject of heated debate at the US Supreme Court.

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Judge tosses Viacom copyright suit against YouTube

A US judge dismissed for the second time Thursday a billion-dollar lawsuit by entertainment giant Viacom accusing Google-owned website YouTube of knowingly profiting from pirated video clips.