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Brazil passes legislation designed to protect web users ahead of global confernence on the future of Internet governance in the country

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On by Matthew Broersma 1

The government is pushing ahead with legal changes that would allow HMRC to share anonymised taxpayer data, but only in cases where there is a 'public benefit'

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A German media boss accuses Google of building a digital superstate and operating a global network monopoly

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Virgin Media customers with a 'virgin.net' address complain of receiving hundreds of messages after a service email lets anyone reply to the group

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Failure to hand over encryption keys could land Lavabit founder Levison with hefty fines

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Tech giant takes action after facing criticism for not being clear over Gmail scanning

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The Microsoft Azure platform becomes the first solution to meet the EU's stringent privacy requirements

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On by Thomas Brewster 0

Rights bodies call for the UK to finally drop plans to force ISPs into keeping user information

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Former Home secretary David Blunkett and ex-director of GCHQ Sir David Omand both say the intelligence agency should be more transparent

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Italy hands out one of the stiffest European fines to Google over its StreetView cars

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