Latest in Tag: internet Highlight

Latest in Tag: internet

Internet giants agree to curb hate speech

Major Internet companies Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft and YouTube have teamed up with the European Commission to combat the spread of hate speech online. They agreed to tackle flagged posts or videos within 24 hours.

Deutsche Welle

Shakespeare answers internet complaint calls

Imagination is one of the games that fulfil our desires. It also helps us escape reality. Imagination also has many other functions, including enhancing comparative thinking in order to know whether we are really doing what we want to do, and whether there was a better way to reach what we want. If you have …

Ahmed Aboul-Wafa, MD

Russia, China and other countries back a move to place the Internet under the authority of the International Telecommunications Union. (AFP PHOTO)

TE Data announces price cuts at ICT show

The Egyptian internet service provider TE Data has announced a package of price reductions and special offers for high-speed internet services. Ahmed Osama, vice president and chief commercial officer at Telecom Egypt, made the sales announcement at the Cairo ICT 2015 Exhibition and Conference in Cairo. He outlined discounts up to 40% on high-speed internet …

Daily News Egypt

German court verdict hampers illegal downloads

Germany’s top criminal and civil court has ruled that Internet providers can be ordered to block certain websites. But it stressed that copyright holders must first try other means to stop illegal content distibution. Thursday’s verdict by the Federal Court of Justice in Karlsruhe means that illegal downloads of copyright material like films and music …

Deutsche Welle

Is the future of Europe’s Internet in danger?

The EU Parliament is set to vote on legislation that will impact the future of Europe’s Internet. But digital rights groups say the draft bill has not gone far enough, and may “threaten Innovation” in the 28-nation bloc. The EU Parliament on Tuesday is expected to vote on legislation that would affect the 28-nation bloc’s …

Deutsche Welle

British broadband provider TalkTalk reports cyberattack, ransom demand

Following a sustained cyberattack, telephone and Internet service provider TalkTalk has received a ransom demand from unidentified hackers, the company said. The attack may have compromised customers’ banking details. British broadband company TalkTalk’s chief executive Dido Harding confirmed on Friday that she had “received a contact from someone purporting … to be the hacker, looking …

Deutsche Welle

Russia, China and other countries back a move to place the Internet under the authority of the International Telecommunications Union. (AFP PHOTO)

Internet censorship in Russia

Russia has already blocked over 10,000 internet sites, describing them as propaganda for terrorism or pornography. But pages critical of the Kremlin have also been “deleted”. The freedom of the internet is a thorn in many a politician’s side. Some even talk about the West trying to force homosexual propaganda on Russia. The Kremlin has …

Deutsche Welle

Mobinil plans to increase capital next year: CEO

In an interview with Daily News Egypt, Mobinil CEO Yves Gauthier discussed the latest developments regarding the company’s debt restructuring process. Gauthier also tackled the status of and challenges facing the telecom market in Egypt. How does Orange International evaluate the telecom market in Egypt? It’s a big market, the country has around 90 million …

Sara Aggour