Websites discovered using their users’ computers to mine cryptocurrency
Posted by Daniel Smith on Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 at 16:49
Two websites have been discovered to be using their users’ computers and phones to mine cryptocurrency without their consent in a bid to compensate for the continuing collapse in online advertising...
UK prime minister calls on internet firms to remove extremist content within two hours
Posted by Daniel Smith on Thursday, September 21st, 2017 at 10:01
The UK prime minister, Theresa May, has told internet companies that they need to go “further and faster” in removing extremist content in a speech to the United Nations general assembly. The prime...
Electoral Commission proposes voting ban for social media trolls
Posted by malcolm on Tuesday, September 19th, 2017 at 14:05
A voting ban could "could act as a deterrent to abusive behaviour", the Commission wrote in comments on the CSPL's investigation into intimidation in the 2017 General Election. The Electoral...