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U.S. House approves permanent ban on Internet access taxes

The legislation would permanently extend a ban that's been in place since 1998.

Internet giants press for net neutrality in FCC filing

Strong net neutrality rules should keep the Internet open, dynamic and spontaneous for all, the companies said.

Microsoft settles with No-IP in botnet hunt, after seizing its domains

Microsoft "regrets any inconvenience" caused by service outages, the company said.

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10 sites with stunning visual data that will change your world view

We all know what a picture's worth. These websites use graphics to display everything from Twitter traffic to births and deaths, in ways that truly drive home what words alone cannot.

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Experts worry governments, 'commercial pressures' will undermine online freedom

What keeps Internet experts up at night? Pew Research Center's latest study gives us a glimpse.

Microsoft accidentally borks legit websites while hunting malware in No-IP takeover

No-IP claims Microsoft doesn't appear to be very good at DNS

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Google launches invite-only domain registration service

Private registration is included in service, which will go up against GoDaddy

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House committee approves permanent Internet tax moratorium

The legislation would make permanent a temporary tax ban that's been in place since 1998.

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Unicode update adds emoji for spiders, chili pepper, 'live long and prosper,' and more

A new version of Unicode supports emoji, currency symbols and historic languages

Popular websites still vulnerable to OpenSSL hijacking attack

A known critical vulnerability in OpenSSL can be exploited on over 20,000 of Internet's top 155,000 SSL sites, a researcher from Qualys said