For less than a week now, German internet access providers have completed filing their requests for reservations of vectoring locations - in which they can offer vectoring enhanced internet access to customers. Vectoring technology allows to push broadband speed of old DSL subscriber lines to 100 Mbit/s by removing what the experts call 'crosstalk
Much of our economy is moving online, but who will pay taxes, when virtual is tax exempted or when only some regions earn from the digital businesses lured by nice lax tax regulation or otherwise. Read up on how the struggle for tax and data are intertwined.
The App Store rejection of the Dutch slavery game ‘Journey into Freedom’ illustrates Apple’s refusal to take games seriously as a medium of expression.
Online fan communities create fascinating and in-depth work based on what they love - but are they in the clear when it comes to copyright?
Governments have been barking at 'spying on friends'. Yet so far civil rights organisations and activists are those turning the heat on intelligence services and authorities by using the courts.
As the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) prepares to consult interest groups on copyright policy during the course of 2015, Elena Cooper takes stock on the current US approach, as presented in a briefing by USPTO’s Chief Policy Officer, Shira Perlmutter.
A judgement handed down in the US Supreme Court on 25 June 2014 raises a looming threat of new liabilities for the nascent cloud computing industry.
Early this month, the mobile and internet operator Vodafone released a report putting figures on data disclosures made to governments. That's a first but can it be called real transparency?
An expert working group has presented the concept of a new system of “registration directory services”. The plan is to store personal information of domain name registrants centrally – much to the dissent of privacy advocates.
Let's Play is a video showing someone playing a videogame. This, we know. What is less known, is that game developers are not all amused by the growing phenomenon. The copyright bell is ringing.