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Il y a 6 hours 18 min

On Tuesday, Twitter announced the creation of the Trust and Safety Council, a body comprising 40 organisations and individuals from civil society and academia, tasked with "ensur[ing] that people feel safe expressing themselves on Twitter". The move is clearly a response to specific criticism of...

Il y a 20 hours 21 min

Marketers and advertisers across the world pay close attention to Super Bowl ads, for good reason.

At a cost of up to $5 million for a 30-second spot, Super Bowl ads represent the world's biggest stage for high-reach, large-impact marketing. The best practices seen on Sunday will set the standard across the industry and influence marketing behavior around the world.

The...

Il y a 22 hours 4 min

Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) released a letter today stating "companies and organizations that run the Internet's domain name system shouldn't be in the business of policing the contents of websites, or enforcing laws that can impinge on free speech." The statement was released in...

Il y a 1 day 21 hours

U.S. President Barack Obama speaking during a meeting with members of the national security team and cybersecurity advisors on new actions to enhance the national cybersecurity, including those outlined in the 2017 Budget proposal at the White House.

President Obama is seeking a 35 percent increase in cybersecurity funding in his final budget to boost the capability of the federal...

Il y a 2 days 5 hours

A hot topic in telecoms at the moment is 'software-defined networking' (SDN). This term covers a range of technologies that put networks under the control of centralised management software. But what if SDN misses the point of why broadband networks exist in the first place?

Network equipment vendors are busy pushing operator CTOs to adopt a 'software telco' approach. A small army...

Il y a 2 days 7 hours

Today the world is marking Safer Internet Day, an annual event dedicated to raising awareness on the safe and responsible use of Internet and technology, especially among children and young people. The event, which started around 12 years ago in Europe, is now celebrated in over 100 countries worldwide.

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Il y a 3 days 1 hour

As promised at an end-of-the-year (2015) announcement, the U.S. Copyright Office has now launched a comment submission process about the "safe harbor provisions" of the ...

Il y a 3 days 4 hours

EURid, who run the .eu registry, have finally been delegated .ею (Cyrillic for .eu). Punycode xn--e1a4c.

One of the things that EURid is chartered to do under its contract to the European Commission was to get the extension in scripts other than Latin.

EURid used ICANN's IDN ccTLD "Fast Track" process, though whether the process is truly "fast" or not is debatable, as it...

Il y a 3 days 5 hours

Göran Marby Named as ICANN President and CEO starting May 2016The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) today released the much anticipated news regarding its new President and CEO. Göran Marby, currently Director-General of the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority (PTS), has been named ICANN's next President and CEO. Marby will succeed current President...

Il y a 6 days 2 hours

Throughout the course of my career I've been blessed to work with some of the most talented folks in the security and cyber threat intelligence (CTI) mission space to create a variety of different capabilities in the public, private and commercial sectors. Before I came to lead the Verisign iDefense team about five years ago, I had to evaluate external cyber-intelligence vendors to...