Emergency legislation on data retention and investigatory powers rushed through the UK parliament breach the right to privacy enshrined in human rights law, claim activists pursuing court action against the British government.
A subversive website has been launched to keep track of news and other webpages Google has “censored” from the search engine’s index, following the European Court of Justice’s controversial Right to be Forgotten ruling.
British MPs are pressing ahead with implementing a controversial bill requiring phone and internet companies to retain their customer’s data for up to a year granting security services unprecedented access to it.
A Russian prankster stunned social media across the globe on Sunday night as he ran on to the pitch as Germany was playing Argentina in the World Cup final in Rio de Janeiro. His popularity soared, with his YouTube page soaring to over 6 million hits.
Snowdrifts piled up on the roads of Russia's Ural region on Saturday as an abnormal summer snowstorm hit the region, bringing the area into the spotlight once again after last year's meteorite fall. Siberia also witnessed a downpour of giant hailstones.
A heavy blow to the heart of American innovation and an end to the quarter century of online liberty in the self-styled ‘land of the free’ - that’s what it would mean if US regulators go on with their proposal to reverse net neutrality.