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Mozilla rallies for opposition against secret Internet treaty

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Add another name to the list of critics concerned with attempts to rewrite the International Telecommunication Union to give governments control of the Internet: Silicon Valley’s Mozilla now officially opposes the ITU. Mozilla, the makers of the highly successful Firefox Web browser for Macs, PCs and smart phones, have come out to condemn a top-secret meeting in Dubai this week ... Read More »

Australian government to track all web usage

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Any device connected to the internet such as a computer, smartphone or tablet could soon have its web history logged and retained for up to two years by telecommunications companies for law enforcement purposes under reforms being proposed by the Gillard government. Attorney-General Nicola Roxon announced last Friday that the federal government would review national security legislation, part of which concerns preserving ... Read More »