Internet is declared as a public service in the United States

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) yesterday approved the proposal to consider internet as a public service, which prohibits service providers block certain content online to ensure its equitable use. The decision, with three votes in favor and two against, was backed...

North Korea recovers internet service after suffering blackout on its networks

North Korea suffered the Internet suspension on various pages of official media for about nine hours after the US announced last Friday that it would respond “in a proportionate manner” to the cyberattack on Sony Entertainment. At the time, the internet service has...

Young French dies after trying to comply challenge on Facebook

A young Frenchman, 19, died drowned Thursday in béganne, in northwestern France, while a friend recorded it on video, as part of a fashion challenges that spreads through the social network Facebook, said yesterday the prosecution. “The young man drowned after jumping into...
Facebook is ten years old and still outperforms the competition

Facebook is ten years old and still outperforms the competition

Facebook was a precursor of online social networks and on its tenth anniversary compete with platforms such as Snapchat, Twitter or  Pinterest that fuel fears that Facebook could seduce  less adolescents and follow the fate of its predecessor MySpace, fallen into oblivion....
More older adults and less young people on Facebook

More older adults and less young people on Facebook

In 2013, people o 65 years old or older were the demographic group that  grew up the most in several social networks  in the United States, including Facebook and Twitter, an increase that contrasts with a slight decline in the number of the younger users, according to a survey...
Legal code on internet conexions

Internet Providers must retain data

Suppliers and distributors of computer and telecommunications services shall keep the data of their subscribers for at least six months, as indicated by the new Integral Criminal Organic Code (COIP for its spanish acronym) approved on Sunday. Article 475 refers to the retention...

Argentinean xenophobic video against Chile is published on Internet

A controversial video showing Chilean military trainees who train with xenophobic songs appeared on websites of Argentina, whose Foreign Ministry expressed its surprise and contempt last night. The alleged police in the province of Mendoza (Argentina) sang: “Chilenito,...
Ecuador is increasingly connected to the Internet

Ecuador is increasingly connected to the Internet

One of the greatest achievements of this year for Ecuador, presented by the Ministry of Telecommunications within the II Strategy Forum  “Ecuador Digital Broadband” is that more than eight million users had access to the Internet until last September, it means an...
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