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Internet

# internet - Monday 14 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: What is the psychological impact of spending so much time in ‘cyberspace’? CyberPsychology

Column: What is the psychological impact of spending so much time in ‘cyberspace’?

There are serious legal, ethical and philosophical challenges to protecting children in this technological age, writes Mary Aiken.

# internet - Friday 11 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Dropbox users protest after Condoleezza Rice is appointed to the board Not Happy

Dropbox users protest after Condoleezza Rice is appointed to the board

Users reacted angrily to the appointment with some vowing to stop using the cloud-computing company in protest.

# internet - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Meet the first Irish person inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame Information Superhighway

Meet the first Irish person inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame

No, the award isn’t about YouTube videos or doge memes.

# internet - Monday 7 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: If you take photos of people without their knowledge, you’re being a creep Stranger Shaming

Column: If you take photos of people without their knowledge, you’re being a creep

We need to start taking privacy in public places seriously, starting by not sharing images made without the subject’s consent – after all, next time, it could be you, writes Fergal Crehan.

# internet - Friday 4 April, 2014

Google’s WiFi-carrying balloon circles the world in under a month

It was originally expected that Google’s balloon would complete a trip in 33 days, but the Ibis-167 managed to complete the journey with 11 days to spare.

# internet - Thursday 3 April, 2014

EP votes in favour of net neutrality laws and to end roaming charges

The new legislation prevents internet service providers (ISPs) from giving preferential treatment to its own services and from blocking other services that may compete against their own offerings.

From TheJournal.ie Column: The lack of positive content for young people in digital media is a real concern Digital Natives

Column: The lack of positive content for young people in digital media is a real concern

Digital technology can give incredibly positive opportunities, but there has to be a concerted effort to get the best out of the medium, writes Brian O’Neill.

# internet - Monday 31 March, 2014

Google confirms Turkey intercepted web traffic to monitor users

Many Turkish citizens used Google’s public DNS service to bypass their government’s decision to block popular websites, but now many Turkish ISPs are masquerading as Google’s DNS service.

# internet - Sunday 30 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Monks turn to the internet to restore cell used by St Francis of Assisi Mo' Monk-ey

Monks turn to the internet to restore cell used by St Francis of Assisi

The Franciscan monks say they want to ask people who can afford it to donate, rather than asking for money from the State given the economic crisis.

# internet - Saturday 29 March, 2014

250 Cork homes campaign to get proper internet, mobile and landline services

Residents from Courtbrack, Foxes Bridge and Mathey in Cork are now pushing to have a radio mast erected in the area to help solve the problem.

# internet - Friday 28 March, 2014

Facebook announces plans to bring the world online using aircraft drones and satellites

Both solar-powered aircraft drone and low-Earth orbit satellites will be used to beam internet access down to people in remote regions in the world.

# internet - Thursday 27 March, 2014

EU Court of Justice rules that ISPs can be forced to block copyright-infringing sites

The ruling allows ISPs to decide the best way to combat copyright violations in their respective country.

# internet - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Another sad product of emigration, funerals can now be streamed online Irish Abroad

Another sad product of emigration, funerals can now be streamed online

The business hopes to offer a practical solution to Irish people that have emigrated who can’t return home.

# internet - Friday 14 March, 2014

US government to privatise the Internet’s domain name system Www

US government to privatise the Internet’s domain name system

This assigns a unique identification number to each website.

# internet - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge 10 wonderfully passive-aggressive birthday wishes for the web Annoying Dot Com

10 wonderfully passive-aggressive birthday wishes for the web

Happy birthday, thanks for the horrible attention span!

The web’s founder celebrates its 25th birthday by calling for net neutrality

Sir Tim Berners-Lee is asking web users to press each country to develop a “digital bill of rights,” which would protect it from governments and organisations.

# internet - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 25 years on from the invention of the web, this infographic shows some of us still aren’t convinced… Unlike

# internet - Monday 3 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Children don’t understand the consequences of sexting Explicit Images

Column: Children don’t understand the consequences of sexting

Children as young as 10 have engaged in ‘sexting’ – sending explicit images or texts to another person — but they are distanced from the reality of what they are doing, writes Dr Maureen Griffin.

# internet - Saturday 1 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Everything you needed to know about Reddit but were too afraid to ask Today I Learned

Everything you needed to know about Reddit but were too afraid to ask

Your guide to getting the most out of it. Subreddits, the lingo and upvotes, oh my!

# internet - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Is space exploration worth the money? Space Spend

Column: Is space exploration worth the money?

Might the money spent on space exploration by governments and scientific institutes be better used for “real world” problems? Conor Farrell takes a look.

# internet - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

EU takes role of “honest broker” and pushes for less US control of the internet

The European Commission has set out a number of proposals to change the way the internet is run globally and reduce the level of control the US has over it.

# internet - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie One-in-ten young teenagers have received sexual messages online Net Safety

One-in-ten young teenagers have received sexual messages online

Additionally, it’s been found that one in five children surveyed said they’d had contact online with people they had never met in person.

From TheJournal.ie Column: We need a better (not just a safer) internet for kids Child's Play

Column: We need a better (not just a safer) internet for kids

Children need to be taught about online safety – but we must also develop internet content specifically for children to give them opportunities to use the internet in creative and innovative ways, writes Simon Grehan.

# internet - Sunday 9 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge 8 ways you’ve definitely mortified yourself on the internet Scarleh

# internet - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Turkish government heavily criticised after passing “Orwellian” internet laws

The new law will allow the Turkish government to block access to websites and request users’ communications and traffic information from providers without a court order.

From The Daily Edge Kid makes YouTube video celebrating one like, internet responds with thousands Thank You

# internet - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Facebook has launched a weird personalised movie about YOUR life A Look Back

Facebook has launched a weird personalised movie about YOUR life

The site’s new look back feature takes you through your Facebook history.

Internet domain names are going to end a little differently from now on

More than 1,000 new domain names such as .box, .day and .now will now be appearing online, alongside traditional domain names like .com and .org.

# internet - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ban on Pirate Bay lifted by Dutch court Computer Says No

Ban on Pirate Bay lifted by Dutch court

Access to Pirate Bay is still blocked to the majority of Irish internet users.

# internet - Friday 24 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Social media: the good, the bad and the ugly Cyberbullying

Social media: the good, the bad and the ugly

The Dáil discussed all aspects of social media this afternoon, from how Skype is keeping Irish families in touch at a time of emigration to the effects of cyberbullying.

# internet - Thursday 23 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis says the internet is a gift from God Thanks God

Pope Francis says the internet is a gift from God

However the Pope also warned internet users not to isolate themselves from society.

# internet - Sunday 19 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Plastic bullets fired as hundreds protest Turkey internet restrictions Istanbul

Plastic bullets fired as hundreds protest Turkey internet restrictions

Critics say the planned new laws would expand the government’s already tight grip on the web.

# internet - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

US court strikes down ‘Net Neutrality’ rule Web

US court strikes down ‘Net Neutrality’ rule

Supporters of Net Neutrality say the decision could give major telecom operators the power to block or degrade services, while promoting their own.

# internet - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge This man has asked the internet to name his baby girl Baby Internet

This man has asked the internet to name his baby girl

“Meet our darling baby girl, Trollface Doge.”

# internet - Friday 10 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Gentleman and genius – remembering ‘internet elder’ Aaron Swartz Opinion

Column: Gentleman and genius – remembering ‘internet elder’ Aaron Swartz

I met Aaron at Harvard when he was 24. It was immediately clear that he was not only a genius, but also a gentleman who was wise beyond his years.

# internet - Thursday 9 January, 2014

LiFi uses light to beam data directly to your smartphone

The technology allows LED lights to transmit data to your smartphone via light waves.

# internet - Monday 6 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The Govt’s new internet safety group met for the first time today Interwebz

The Govt’s new internet safety group met for the first time today

The Internet Content Governance Advisory Group is looking at issues relating to internet governance, including online bullying and harassment.

# internet - Friday 27 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge 17 memes that made the internet wonderful in 2013 It's All Mememe

17 memes that made the internet wonderful in 2013

Memes are the most essential of our shared cultural cornerstones. Obv.

# internet - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge This online forum helps strangers save Christmas for children in need Warm Fuzzies

This online forum helps strangers save Christmas for children in need

It’s a Reddit Christmas miracle.

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