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UK porn blacklist is dead after government abandons age verification

UK porn blacklist is dead after government abandons age verification

1 hour ago   |   Ars Technica   |   3 articles

Enlarge / Nicky Morgan, UK Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport. The United Kingdom is abandoning plans to try to force pornography websites to age-verify...
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The Fastest VPNs for 2019

The Fastest VPNs for 2019

1 hour ago   |   PC Mag

Worried about security and privacy, but don't want to return to dial-up speeds due to a slow virtual private network, or VPN? A VPN certainly won't make your internet...
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7 stores that offer price matching - and everything you need to know about their policies

7 stores that offer price matching - and everything you need to know about their policies

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

There's no burn quite like buying a product just to find it for less at another retailer. Luckily, many retailers have price-match policies, so if you find one of their...
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Creating a trusted environment for the democratic use of technology

1 hour ago   |   Oxford University

A new report from the Oxford Technology and Elections Commission , convened by the Oxford Internet Institute, calls for co-ordinated action by the public and private sector to...
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Public Libraries - our new report shows urgent need to boost funding

Public Libraries - our new report shows urgent need to boost funding

2 hours ago   |   The Big Issue

“Public libraries are palaces of the people” Lord John Bird. Libraries give us power. They are places of inspiration and imagination. Community spaces that provide a world of...
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Plusnet's new cheap broadband deal means a year of internet for less than £13 a month

Plusnet's new cheap broadband deal means a year of internet for less than £13 a month

2 hours ago   |   TechRadar

After the notoriously cheap Onestream jacked up the price of its broadband deals, we've been waiting patiently for something to come along and take its place. Well, that time...
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Twitter thread on deleting yourself from 99.9% of the web goes viral

Twitter thread on deleting yourself from 99.9% of the web goes viral

3 hours ago   |   Metro

Deleting your entire online identity, in several not-so-easy steps Privacy is a big topic in 2019 as we all grapple with how much digital companies know about us. But it turns...
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How easy is it to meddle in a general election?

How easy is it to meddle in a general election?

3 hours ago   |   The Week

Description In 2017 former prime minister Theresa May accused Vladimir Putin's Russia of ‘meddling in elections' Credits Getty Images Alt Text Putin Urgent action is needed to...
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Toe Poke Daily: Bust of PSG star Neymar goes on display on streets of Paris

Toe Poke Daily: Bust of PSG star Neymar goes on display on streets of Paris

3 hours ago   |   ESPN FC

Frank Leboeuf is not concerned about Neymar's latest injury having a negative impact on PSG's season. The Toe Poke Daily is here every day to bring you all the weirdest...
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The UK porn block has been scrapped by Boris Johnson's government

The UK porn block has been scrapped by Boris Johnson's government

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

The UK porn block has been scrapped by Boris Johnson's government. The law would have imposed age verification on porn websites viewed in the UK. It had been repeatedly delayed...
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Emmerdale's Leah Bracknell dies age 55 three years after being diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer

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