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ICANN's cozy relationship with the U.S. must end, says European Union

Internet governance should be more global according to a new EU policy paper

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The Day We Fight Back: Online protest against NSA spying kicks off with a 'meh'

'The Day We Fight Back' doesn't match the furor of SOPA and PIPA protests, but you should still take notice.

Bitcoin Foundation blames Mt. Gox for Bitcoin's troubles

What Mt. Gox called a bug is actually an underlying problem, the group said

What's 1 bitcoin worth? Ask Bing

A new tool converts bitcoin to more than 50 currencies

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Syrian Electronic Army tries (and fails) to hijack Facebook

Some registration information for facebook.com was changed, but the domain was not redirected to an unauthorized server

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Adobe releases critical emergency update for Flash Player

The update patches a vulnerability for which an exploit was reported in the wild, the company said

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How to stream the Super Bowl to your computer, tablet, or smartphone

Can't be in front of a TV for Sunday's big game? Fox and Verizon have you covered.

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Amazon ponders jacking the price of Prime by $20 to $40

An Amazon Prime subscription could cost you $20 to $40 more per year sometime soon.

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Hackers transform Angry Birds website into 'Spying Birds' following NSA claims

The hackers placed an image with the message 'Spying Birds' on the site's home page

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These are the filthy words Google voice search doesn't want to hear

The words that don't get censored is the real shock.

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Yahoo reports another sales decline as ads sag

CEO Marissa Mayer cited the company's investments as laying a foundation for revenue growth.

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Dutch court ends Pirate Bay blockcade after digital piracy continued to thrive

The block was easy to circumvent by the 'average lazy surfer,' the court said

Wikipedia adding voice recordings to famous people's pages

England's BBC is helping to get the project off the ground by openly licensing clips from its broadcast archives.

BitTorrent throttling in U.S. creeps back up

Expect the legal setbacks to net neutrality to further complicate the matter of slower speeds when using BitTorrent.

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Tiger Direct jumps on the Bitcoin bandwagon

Now you can use Bitcoin to buy a graphics card to use to mine more Bitcoin, then use THAT Bitcoin to buy ANOTHER graphics card to...