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Syria is offline again

Syria is one of those few countries that’s presence on the internet isn’t massively felt and this isn’t helped by the fact that every few months it seems, someone gets the bright idea to turn off its connectivity to the outside world. Unfortunately for the average Syrian, that seems to have happened …

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German court rules: internet essential to modern life

Uptime

A German court has ruled that its citizens have the right to ask for compensation from their internet service provider should their broadband be disrupted for any length of time, judging internet access to be an essential part of modern life. This decision was made by the Federal Court of …

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Kids drug parents to access internet

Child therapists say that rebellion is a healthy and natural part of growing up, but just how far is healthy and when would rebellion become a problem? KitGuru ponders the nature of ‘too far’ while researching the actions of a 16-year old girl in the USA, who tried to bypass an internet …

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Poor UK workforce internet skills cost economy billions

Martha Lane Fox

According to a new report from UK digital champion – that’s a real title apparently – Martha Lane Fox, 4.5 million of those currently in work don’t have the necessary IT skills to make use of the internet in their businesses, causing British industry to miss out on nearly £20 …

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