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Honolulu Bans Smartphones for Pedestrians

Honolulu Bans Smartphone Use for Pedestrians

Honolulu just became the first major U.S. city to ban the use of smartphone for pedestrians. The legislation specifically imposes a smartphone ban on crosswalks starting in ...

July 30, 2017 at 10:09 pm by

California Moves to Ban Encrypted Phones

The state of California is looking to introduce new legislation that would see encrypted smartphones banned from sale and ownership. The bill, ZDNet reports, was introduced by ...

January 25, 2016 at 1:41 am by
WhatsApp

David Cameron Plans to Ban WhatsApp

Since Edward Snowden spilled the beans on how government agencies spy on us, a lot of companies took precautions in preserving users’ privacy when using their apps. But ...

July 11, 2015 at 7:00 am by

US Senate Rejects Metadata Surveillance Review Legislation

Edward Snowden revealed that the US intelligence agencies was monitoring and collecting information outside of their jurisdiction, collecting data in what has been judged as ...

May 23, 2015 at 7:28 pm by

UK Government Changes Law Covering Digital Surveillance

Edward Snowden exposed a world which some speculated, but few publically acknowledged. A world where every piece of information we send, be it through phone or computer, is ...

May 18, 2015 at 6:58 am by

Mobile Phone Theft down Thanks to New Legislation

Thanks to legislation, significant drops in mobile phone theft have been reported.  This legislation has led to the introduction of kill switches by most manufacturers. Major ...

February 12, 2015 at 2:58 pm by

Spanish Sites See Drop in Traffic After Pulling Out of Google News

Well isn’t that a surprise – analysis of traffic to a number of high-profile news websites in Spain reveals that their traffic has dropped ever since Google News ...

December 17, 2014 at 9:38 pm by

Google News Says Goodbye to Spain Thanks to New Law

Google has taken the decision to stop providing its news aggregation service in Spain following the passing of a new law. Legislation imposed by the country means that Google ...

December 12, 2014 at 5:58 pm by

In-Game Thieves Should Be Treated Like Real Criminals, According to UK Politician

Mike Weatherly, Conservative MP in the UK, is said to have brought up a new initiative. He wants to prosecute in-game thieves like real criminals, which is really disturbing ...

July 25, 2014 at 1:22 pm by

Barack Obama Redesigns The Way Private Information Is Collected

US president Barack Obama has made a decision to remake how NSA will spy on phones in the future. He said in a press statement that the NSA will now need court permission to ...

January 17, 2014 at 6:39 pm by


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