• July 26, 2021

Tags : Internet

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Exclusive: The Internet Is Rotting – Slashdot

Too much has been lost already. The glue that holds humanity’s knowledge together is coming undone. From a report: It turns out that link rot and content drift are endemic to the web, which is both unsurprising and shockingly risky for a library that has “billions of books and no central filing system.” Imagine if […]Read More

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Exclusive: New UK Internet Law Raises Free Speech Concerns, Say

Britain’s proposed new internet law entails a government power grab with worrying implications for freedom of speech, according to civil liberties groups, academics and the tech industry. From a report: The groups are concerned the proposed Online Safety Bill would hand to Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden disproportionate powers in the name of protecting users from […]Read More

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Exclusive: The Internet Eats Up Less Energy Than You Might

New research by two leading scientists says some dire warnings of environmental damage from technology are overstated. From a report: The giant tech companies with their power-hungry, football-field-size data centers are not the environmental villains they are sometimes portrayed to be on social media and elsewhere. Shutting off your Zoom camera or throttling your Netflix […]Read More