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Vatican urges online security for kids amid porn scandal

2017-10-04 10:56

The Vatican secretary of state has urged urged law enforcement agencies, governments and social media sites to take responsibility to protect children from online sexual abuse.

Internet key to media and entertainment growth

2017-09-24 06:00

The internet is set to be a key growth driver in media and entertainment for the next four years.

Internet hindering fight against human trafficking - experts

2017-09-13 10:43

The anonymity afforded by the internet - especially in the dark web - is hindering efforts by organisations to fight human trafficking, especially the sexual exploitation of minors, experts say.

Chinese teen internet addict dies after rehab

2017-08-16 09:51

A Chinese teen has died after spending less than 48 hours at a centre that treats internet addicts, shining a spotlight on the controversial facilities that seek to unlatch people from their screens.

British minister to meet US tech execs over online extremism

2017-08-01 09:10

Britain's interior minister Amber Rudd will meet US tech leaders in Silicon Valley to try and push back against "ruthless" extremists inciting terror online.

The battle for free knowledge

2017-07-19 13:15

The issue regarding free access to academic journals and content is growing increasingly contentious, with founders of sites that enable this facing the might of the law. But should knowledge be exclusive?

Locals band together to shut down Gupta-linked web platforms

2017-07-17 12:09

The joint effort of South Africans to shut down Gupta-linked websites and social media platforms signals a strong community focus, says internet expert Arthur Goldstuck.

Naspers shareholders to get boost in earnings

2017-06-14 19:43

Naspers expects earnings per share to increase by more than 180% for the financial year.

G7 demands internet giants crack down on extremist content

2017-05-26 22:30

The G7 nations have demanded action from internet providers and social media firms against extremist content online, vowing to step up their fight against terrorism after the Manchester attack.

The battle for free knowledge

2017-05-11 18:27

The issue regarding free access to academic journals and content is growing increasingly contentious, with founders of sites that enable this facing the might of the law. But should knowledge be exclusive?

 

Google said to retool user security in wake of political hacks

2017-09-30 13:40

Google is preparing to market a suite of new security features to corporate executives and politicians a, according to two people familiar with the company’s plan.

MTN resolves glitch after hours of downtime

2017-09-21 20:36

A network glitch which knocked service provider, MTN for several hours has been resolved, the company told Fin24 on Thursday night.

'Vodacom stop stealing from us!' - Twitter users react to lost data

2017-08-22 11:49

If you're totally confused about the Vodacom data saga, we've put together a short synopsis, and some online reaction.

Mugabe and 'Despicable Me': Porn, pirated movies posted on Zanu-PF website

2017-08-03 06:04

President Robert Mugabe's ruling Zanu-PF party had its website hacked and pirated movies and pornographic pictures posted on it, reports say.

'Darknet' suspect's flashy cars raised eyebrows in Thailand

2017-07-22 17:49

A young Canadian accused of masterminding the world's leading "darknet" internet marketplace lived a seemingly quiet life for more than a year in Bangkok with his Thai girlfriend.

Seacom begins fibre rollout in Johannesburg

2017-07-18 13:59

Submarine cable operator Seacom has begun rollout of high-speed fibre internet access services to business and home users, starting in the south of Johannesburg.

SA said to consider state internet company merger

2017-07-14 16:10

SA is considering a merger of state-owned technology firms Broadband Infraco and Sentech to speed up the roll-out of high-speed internet, say people familiar with the matter.

Free Wi-Fi in Tshwane still on, for now

2017-06-01 18:27

A project to roll out free Wi-Fi in Tshwane is back on track, despite the Auditor General having raised concerns about it under the previous administration.

The real victims of the SABC disaster

2017-05-26 10:06

The public broadcaster’s gradual downward spiral has engulfed many of its employees in uncertainty.

The fibre land grab

2017-05-04 11:58

The race to supply customers with fibre optic cables is becoming ever more aggressive, with companies making major plays to become the top service provider.

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