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'Selfitis' - People obsessed with taking selfies may have genuine condition, experts say



News December 15, 2017


The term was first coined in a spoof news article in 2014 which suggested the American Psychiatric Association was considering classifying selfitis as a disorder.Researchers have now looked into the phenomenon and say their study ...

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US communications regulator votes to repeal net neutrality laws



News December 14, 2017


The decision had been widely expected despite a campaign led by tech giants to keep regulations in place.Members of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), led by its Republican chairman Ajit Pai, voted along party lines to r...

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Twitter slammed over 'completely inadequate' Brexit inquiry response



News December 14, 2017


Damian Collins MP criticised the social media company for responding to the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee's questions with just a copy of the letter it sent to the Electoral Commission.Alongside the Electoral ...

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Government proposes BBFC as new age-checking pornography watchdog



News December 14, 2017


New laws passed as part of the Digital Economy Act will require websites hosting pornographic material to verify the ages of visitors from the UK or face being blocked by internet service providers (ISPs).In a proposal announced b...

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Net neutrality: What a US vote means for the UK



News December 14, 2017


:: What exactly is net neutrality?Net neutrality is a term coined in 2003 to describe the principle that internet service providers (ISPs) should treat all of the data they are providing to customers equally, and not to use their ...

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