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(Updated on 02/02/2013)


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  • Metal thieves using Google fo find booty - 3 November 2011
    "Metal thieves are scanning railway timetables for engineering disruption to find new stocks of cable to steal, police have said...
    Metal theft is a recession crime and as more people lose their jobs, more people are turning to it."




  • Generations Online 2010: Summary - an infographic
    "Pew Internet has updated its data on how different generations are using the Internet for 2010, and the results clearly show that the older generations are catching up with younger internet users, even surpassing them in some online activities."



  • L'Internet Sans Embrouilles - Guide de 24 pages destiné aux ados et à leurs parents
    "L'Internet sans embrouilles" fait peau neuve!
    "Son contenu s4étoffe de nouveaux thèmes : les jeux en réseau, les intérêts de l'Internet pédagogiques,
    l'Internet et le téléphone portable et le podcasting."




    • Wikileaks
      "is a Sweden and Iceland-based organization that publishes anonymous submissions and leaks of sensitive documents from governments
      and other organizations, while preserving the anonymity of its sources."


    • Wikileaks - Site
      "The Sunshine Press (WikiLeaks) is an non-profit organization funded by human rights campaigners, investigative journalists, technologists and the general public. Through your support we have exposed significant injustice around the world— successfully fighting off over 100 legal attacks in the process..." 



  • "Les élèves ne sont pas aussi à l'aise qu'on veut bien le dire avec Internet"
    "Enseignants et documentalistes lecteurs du racontent comment ils forment leurs élèves à la recherche et à la vérification d'informations en ligne."

  • SuperPower: Visualising the internet
    "Explore this interactive graphic to find out which are the biggest sites on the internet... "
    The data "covers the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Brazil, US and Australia.
    The figures represent unique users for the month of January 2010."


  • The internet billionaire rich list - Who has profited from the web's biggest sites?
    "The internet has created some of the world's youngest billionaires, possibly in the shortest possible time scale, ever.
    The richest are Sergey Brin and Larry Page, the pair who set up Google in the late 1990s. They went from PhD students to (paper) billionaires in about five years."

  • Internet access is 'a fundamental right'
    "Almost four in five people around the world believe that access to the internet is a fundamental right, a poll for the BBC World Service suggests...
    "The internet is the most powerful potential source of enlightenment ever created."
    See "Aspects of the internet causing most concerns."


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  • Internet (Wikipedia)
    1 Creation of the Internet
    2 Today's Internet

    2.1 Internet protocols
    2.2 Internet structure
    2.3 ICANN
    2.4 The World Wide Web
    2.5 Remote access
    2.6 Collaboration
    2.7 File-sharing
    2.8 Streaming media
    2.9 VoIP
    2.10 Language
    2.11 Internet and the workplace
    3 Censorship
    4 Internet access
    5 Leisure
    6 A complex system
    7 Marketing
    8 The name Internet
    9 Significant Internet events

    9.1 Malfunctions and attacks
    10 See also
    10.1 Major aspects and issues
    10.2 Functions
    10.3 Underlying infrastructure
    10.4 Regulatory bodies
    11 References
    11.1 Citations and notes
    11.2 General
    12 External links
    12.1 General
    12.2 Articles
    12.3 History


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  • Argentina arrests teen hacker who netted $50,000 a month - 13 September 2013
    "Police in Argentina have arrested a 19-year-old man accused of heading a gang of hackers who targeted international money transfer and gambling websites...
    The young man is being accused of three crimes, and if convicted of all, could be sentenced to more than 10 years in prison."


  • Tracking hackers and cyber bullies
    "Cyber experts from Edinburgh's Napier University are being drafted in to help the police tackle the rising tide of online crime.
    Professor Bill Buchanan told BBC Radio Scotland's Good Morning Scotland programme a new course would train a contingent of Police Scotland digital officers."




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