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Samsung wins court ruling to access detail of Apple-HTC patent deal

(image) The South Korean electronics superpower will gain access to the Apple-HTC deal after a US judge ruled in their favour.

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Web users unsure if online content is legal

(image) Half of web users have admitted they are unsure if the online content they view on a day to day basis is legal.

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GoDaddy goes down

(image) One of the world's largest hosting sites 'GoDaddy' apologised to users yesterday as the site crashed due to the interference of hackers.

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Google to pay up for cookies

(image) Google looks set to pay a hefty $22.5m (£14.5m) penalty in the United States over allegations it broke privacy agreements and secretly tracked users of Apple's Safari browser.

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Russian Wikipedia goes down for 24 hours

(image) The Russian version of Wikipedia has been shut down for 24 hours to protest at a law that would give the Russian government the power to blacklist websites.

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Google receives ‘alarming’ amount of government censorship requests

(image) Google disclosed it has received an 'alarming' amount of government requests to censor internet content over the last six months.

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Critics dub new communications bill “snooper’s charter”

(image) Civil liberty groups have spoken out against the latest communication bill which requires ISPs to collect data on which sites web users have visited.

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Google Street View case to be reopened in the UK

(image) Google is under investigation in the UK once again concerning the personal data it gathered while its Street View cars took photos.

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Researchers find spyware in Simurgh

(image) Simurgh software - a tool designed to protect the identities of web users in the middle east - has been found to contain a Trojan virus, researchers say.

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Weibo introduces user contracts

(image) The biggest microblogging site in China, Weibo, has introduced a user code of conduct that explicitly restricts the type of messages that can be posted on the site.

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