Web3: The hype and how it can transform the internet

As the internet has evolved, its influence on us has been profound, shaping everything from what we read, the products we purchase, the entertainment we watch and how we communicate. It seems to know everything about us – our likes, dislikes, friends, shopping habits and favourite cat videos.

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How to safeguard the internet after the war in Ukraine

The war in Ukraine has not only created untold suffering for multitudes and the greatest crises in international peace and security in decades. It also has potentially serious consequences for the future of the global internet as we know it, and a large international meeting set for 2025 might prove decisive.

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Ransomware threat rises: Verizon 2022 Data Breach Investigations Report

[news release] The Verizon Business 2022 Data Breach Investigations Report (2022 DBIR) examines an unprecedented year in cybersecurity history, and sheds light on some of the leading issues affecting the international cybersecurity landscape. 

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PIR Calls for Nominations for 2022 .ORG Impact Awards

To promote the use of .org domain names, Public Interest Registry opened the nomination period for its fourth annual .ORG Impact Awards, to recognise and reward outstanding mission-driven individuals and organisations from the global .ORG Community for their positive contributions to society.

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China’s Internet Censors Try a New Trick: Revealing Users’ Locations

For years China’s censors have relied on a trusted tool kit to control the country’s internet. They have deleted posts, suspended accounts, blocked keywords, and arrested the most outspoken.

Now they are trying a new trick: displaying social media users’ locations beneath posts.

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Your Favourite .EU Website Could Win a €5,000 Marketing Budget in 2022 .EU Web Awards

Your favourite .eu (or .ею, or .ευ) website could win an online marketing budget worth €5,000 in the 2022 .eu Web Awards launched Tuesday.

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After Buffalo Shooting Video Spreads, Social Platforms Face Questions

In March 2019, before a gunman murdered 51 people at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, he went live on Facebook to broadcast his attack. In October of that year, a man in Germany broadcast his own mass shooting live on Twitch, the Amazon-owned livestreaming site popular with gamers.

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