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Onymous Hero (910664) writes "With the rise of high speed mobile networks such as 4G LTE and fifth-generation technologies just on the horizon, the idea of hard-wired or fibre optic internet connections is becoming outdated. Could areas without landline POTS service bypass this altogether and go straight to mobile?" Link to Original Source top
Onymous Hero (910664) writes "With the printing and distribution of pornography already banned in Iceland, further measures to stop internet porn are being considered by Iceland's Interior Minister Ogmundur Jonasson. From the article: "Iceland is taking a very progressive approach that no other democratic country has tried," said Professor Gail Dines, an expert on pornography and speaker at a recent conference at Reykjavik University. "It is looking a pornography from a new position — from the perspective of the harm it does to the women who appear in it and as a violation of their civil rights."" Link to Original Source top
Saudi Arabia Calls For Global Internet Censorship Body
Onymous Hero (910664) writes "Following the recent YouTube video "The Innocence of Muslims" and the subsequent Muslim violence, Saudi Arabia has stated that there is a “there is a crying need for international collaboration to address ‘freedom of expression’ which clearly disregards public order”. The World Telecommunications Policy Forum (a UN body) is the vehicle by which Saudi Arabia (and possibly other states) will try to use to implement a global set of internet content standards." Link to Original Source