Dark web trend sweeping internet

CHILD porn, buying your body weight in illicit drugs and literally watching people get murdered are just a few of the things you can do on the dark web, the internet’s underbelly. Around a decade ago, just as technology was taking off, a genre known as “unboxing” became wildly popular on video streaming platform, YouTube….

The internet’s slow lane

Brook Barker considers himself in “no man’s land,” with broadband to the west and east but falling a couple of miles short of his rural Huntington County home. Barker, who lives between Markle and Huntington with his wife and 14-year-old daughter, has internet service with a “not terrible” speed of 10 megabits per second. Buffering…

Boost warnings for children about internet risks

The latest update to the government’s plan for measures to protect youths from crimes and other troubles linked to the internet calls for a response to widening use by younger children and its associated problems. In light of the shocking case of murders that came to light last year, in which a man in Zama,…

The Internet Now Has Nearly 330 Million Domain Name Registrations: VeriSign

Nearly 2.3 million domain name registrations were added to the Internet in the fourth quarter of 2016, bringing the total number of domain name registrations to 329.3 million, a new report revealed on Wednesday. According to VeriSign, a global leader in domain names and Internet security, the total number of domain name registrations are across…

Radiohead’s relationship with the internet: it’s complicated

Radiohead You might have heard: Radiohead have erased themselves from the internet. Well, not entirely; gone are the band’s website, tweets, Facebook posts, and even their Google+ page (you won’t have noticed that one), and all images replaced with white, but you’ll still find their music on Spotify, YouTube and other streaming services. Also, in…

Proposed Internet surveillance will give dictators ideas, claims campaign

A new campaign has been launched calling on the government to make changes to the Investigatory Powers Bill – the proposed law that would, for the first time, explicitly legalise the bulk internet surveillance powers of the type exposed by Edward Snowden. A new poster at one of the busiest motorway junctions in Britain, and…