The UK is attempting a radical redesign of the internet (via The Verge)

The Online Harms white paper from the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport trades away a lot of speech in the name of security. Regulators may benefit from moving more slowly Source: The UK is attempting a radical redesign of the internet Sacrificing freedom of speech - at least partially - over heightened security …

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Google warns everyone to update their Chrome browser right now

It’s always smart to keep all of your software up to date, but it’s not too often that a developer goes out of its way to stress to all of its users that they should drop everything and… Source: Google warns everyone to update their Chrome browser right now We had best all updated our …

Leistungsschutzrecht: Verlage erteilen Google Recht auf Gratisnutzung – SPIEGEL ONLINE | copyblock.|

Leistungsschutzrecht: Verlage erteilen Google Recht auf Gratisnutzung - SPIEGEL ONLINE. Schätze mal, das wird Signalwirkung im Hinblick auf den Streit zwischen GEMA und YouTube/Google haben... - nicht zum Nutzen der Künstler natürlich. "Wer zahlt, schafft an", hieß es auch früher schon immer... Tja. Die Zeiten ändern sich eben doch nicht wirklich....

Google Search in Safari redirects to Bing after SW Install | copyblock.|

There is a pretty annoying issue that can happen after installing freebie software from some providers (we're not naming names now). Sometimes, the installers of those freebies add something called "Genieo" and it circumvents your choice of search engine in Safari (or your preferred web browser). Apple's Discussion forum offers a few solutions for this …