Using the Internet means leaving behind a trail of data. Whether it's online shopping or social media posts, information about our online behavior is big business for companies. But if our data is so valuable, shouldn't we ourselves profit from it?
Google has rejected Australia's demand that it share its earnings from online ads with the continent's depleted news media. Canberra's plan to codify intervention by late July is being watched around the world.
Developers have done a lot to ensure that we can use the Internet freely. Now the programmers need our help: If as many users as possible install the app OONI, it will come to light who is censoring where.
A DW exclusive investigation shows thousands of links to private WhatsApp groups can still be easily found online, despite public outrage which led the company to change its stance and remove them from Google.
Facebook has been flooded with campaigns touting fake cures and conspiracies about the origins of the virus. The new features include warning ordinary users who have liked or shared inaccurate or harmful material.
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