U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron will introduce laws to force search engines’ to cooperate if new efforts to curb child pornography online fail, he said today while lauding efforts by Google Inc. and Microsoft Corp.
The U.S. National Security Agency’s eavesdropping on foreign heads of state from Angela Merkel to Dilma Rousseff is poised to produce its first high-profile corporate casualty: Google Inc.’s operations in Brazil.
Argentina’s Supreme Court declared constitutional a media law that forces Grupo Clarin SA, the country’s biggest media holding company, to sell some assets after a four-year battle with the government.
European Commissioner Neelie Kroes, who is leading a push to overhaul the European Union’s telecommunications regulations, said her proposals may ultimately lead to industry consolidation across the bloc.
The Pentagon predicts that as many as 1,000 defense contractors may join a voluntary effort to share classified information on cyber threats under an expansion of a first-ever initiative to protect computer networks.
A congressional committee’s effective blacklisting of Huawei Technologies Co.’s products from the U.S. telecommunications market over allegations they can enable Chinese spying may come back to bite Silicon Valley.
Venezuelan Vice President Elias Jaua presented a proposal to the National Assembly today to regulate internet service providers and electronic media, opposition lawmaker Juan Jose Molina said in a phone interview.