Workshop held for Uzbek judges, prosecutors and investigators on countering use of Internet for terrorist purposes

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A two-day OSCE-organized national workshop on countering the use of Internet for terrorist purposes began today in Tashkent, bringing together some 40 judges, prosecutors and investigators from across Uzbekistan.Organized by the OSCE Project Coordinator in Uzbekistan and the Action against Terrorism Unit (ATU) of the OSCE Secretariatrsquos Transnational Threat Department, the event will provide a platform…

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China Loves America’s Push To Censor Facebook

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Americans are demanding tech companies censor the internet, and China is loving it. Facebook agreed Monday to join Google and crack down on “fake” news by cutting funding from advertisements for creators of content deemed questionable. This comes in response to accusations that phony news stories on Facebook, Google and Twitter helped swing the election for…

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Global efforts aimto rid net of terror

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International cooperation, particularly among internet-based firms, is key to ridding online social media of terrorists and their nefarious information, experts said at the third World Internet Conference on Thursday. Social media has become a “new haven and tool” for terrorist organizations to spread harmful information as well as recruit, train and organize attacks, said Wang Yong,…

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China seen driving e-healthcare

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Liu Jiren, chairman and CEO of Neusoft Corp. [Photo provided to China Daily] China’s enthusiastic adoption of innovative e-healthcare systems could encourage the rest of the world to make the internet an integral part of their medical care. Liu Jiren, chairman and CEO of Neusoft Corp, one of China’s largest IT solutions and services providers, said…

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Pakistan ranked a poor 56th in Internet freedom among 65 countries

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Pakistan has been ranked 56th in Internet freedom and ranked among the countries having extremely low Internet penetration, said a report issued Monday by Freedom House. The “Freedom On The Net 2016” report raised the specific issue of increasing blockades against social networking websites and apps. Under the topic “Silencing the Messenger: Communication Apps under Pressure”…

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Israeli hackers show light bulbs can take down the internet

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Weizmann Institute researchers use airborne drone to take control of nearby office devices to demonstrate vulnerability of the ‘Internet of Things’ By Gavin Rabinowitz Illustrative image of a hacker at work (Pixabay) A team of researchers at Israel’s Weizmann Institute of Science has shown how hackers can use the simplest of household devices, like light bulbs,…

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SpaceX Plans to Launch 4,425 Internet Satellites

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SpaceX, the private aerospace company founded by Elon Musk, is making plans to encircle the planet in high-speed internet satellites. Documents filed with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday propose a constellation of 4,425 satellites that would provide global internet coverage. This is roughly three-times the number of satellites that currently orbit the Earth, according…

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China needs to increase its voice in cyberspace: Experts

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Chinese internet and technology experts called the government on Thursday to participate more in formulating international rules and increase more contributions to establishing common community in cyberspace. Shen Changxiang, academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, said during the third annual World Internet Conference that every country should respect each other and their own interest while governing…

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