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US regulators ditch net neutrality rules

The lawmakers repeal rules aimed at ensuring a free and open Internet, setting up a court fight.


Three men plead guilty to 2016 botnet attacks

A former Rutgers University student and two other men pleaded guilty to computer crimes related to the creation of the Mirai botnet.


Britain urged to prosecute Web giants over online abuse

Social media companies should face prosecution for failing to remove racist and extremist material from their Web site, says report.


Govt insists new spectrum model is best for SA

The proposed wholesale open access network leaves it up to industry to figure out how to share spectrum.


Webber Wentzel introduces legal incubation programme

The programme will provide selected entrepreneurs and innovators with tailored legal services valued at up to R100 000.


Revised cyber crimes Bill irons out sticking points

Many concerns have been addressed in the revised Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill.


US agency to hand over Internet supervision to FTC

The US Federal Communications Commission plans to turn over the supervision of ISPs to another federal agency.


Social grants payments model gets go-ahead

SASSA and SAPO reach a deal to usher in a new grants payment system ahead of the expiry date of the Cash Paymaster Services' contract.


Uber in fight for London survival

Uber will defend its right to operate in London in a court hearing today, after the app was deemed unfit to run a taxi service and stripped of its licence in the city.

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