Sunday, April 16, 2017

A Conversation About Digital Copyright Reform


The European Union is in the process of reforming copyright laws that date back to 2001, as part of a wider strategy to establish a Digital Single Market across the 28 Member States of the bloc, aiming to break down regional barriers to e-commerce.
Earlier this year an agreement was reached on ending geoblocks on travelers’ digital subscriptions by 2018. And EU consumers are set to say adios to mobile roaming fees from this June. So far, so good, you could say.

https://techcrunch.com/2017/04/15/a-conversation-about-digital-copyright-reform/

Saturday, April 1, 2017

A VPN can protect your online privacy. But there's a catch.


Your internet service provider can sell your browsing history to the highest bidder.
That's the creepy truth internet users in the US woke up to on Wednesday morning. And it's spurring them to check out tools that can hide their browsing histories and disguise their internet traffic.

https://www.cnet.com/news/vpn-protect-online-privacy-its-complicated/