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EgyBest shuts down amidst purge of piracy websites
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EgyBest shuts down amidst purge of piracy websites

A few days after a number of piracy websites were blocked in Egypt, the owners of EgyBest, the largest Egyptian…
UK proposes banning social media ‘likes’ for children
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UK proposes banning social media ‘likes’ for children

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s privacy regulator wants to stop kids from being able to “like” posts on Facebook and other…
Disney+ streaming service sets November launch
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Disney+ streaming service sets November launch

Disney announced Thursday that its video streaming service would launch in the US in November, spotlighting its blockbuster-making studios as…
Breaking the internet: new regulations imperil global network
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Breaking the internet: new regulations imperil global network

Is the dream of one global internet still alive? Increasingly, moves by governments to filter and restrict content are threatening…
French MPs approve digital tax, defying US ire
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French MPs approve digital tax, defying US ire

French lawmakers on Monday approved a new tax on digital giants such as Facebook and Apple that has angered the…
UK unveils plans to hold social media bosses liable for harmful content
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UK unveils plans to hold social media bosses liable for harmful content

The British government said on Monday it will explore making social media executives personally liable for harmful content published on…
Egypt’s Minister of Finance to implement e-payment decisions in May
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Egypt’s Minister of Finance to implement e-payment decisions in May

Egypt’s Minister of Finance stated on Tuesday that the ministry would implement the National Council of Payments’ decisions aiming to…
Popular NZ website seeks comments detox after Christchurch attack
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Popular NZ website seeks comments detox after Christchurch attack

New Zealand’s largest news website, Stuff, cracked down on reader comments Tuesday after the Christchurch mosque massacre sparked debate about…
Egypt’s new electronic high school system fails at first exam
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Egypt’s new electronic high school system fails at first exam

First year high school students in Egypt found themselves overwhelmed on Sunday after they were unable to take their experimental…
Egypt’s parliament to discuss personal data protection bill
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Egypt’s parliament to discuss personal data protection bill

The Communications Committee of the House of Representatives will meet with representatives from many ministries on Monday to discuss a…
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