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Trump blocked me on Twitter. Not any more | Holly Figueroa O'Reilly

The Guardian (Technology & Internet) - May 24, 2018 4116

As well as missing important announcements on Twitter, I’ve had to forfeit my right to dissent. A court ruling changes that

For the first time, a federal court has ruled that President Donald Trump is in violation of US citizen’s first amendment rights. Was it because he was silencing the media? Not for lack of trying, but no. Was it because he was handing down dictums from on high about whether

UK threatens to name and shame state backers of cyber-attacks

The Guardian (Technology & Internet) - May 22, 2018 4104

Attorney general says internet cannot be allowed to descend into a ‘lawless world’

Britain will name and shame foreign states that hire hackers to carry out cyber-attacks or interfere via the internet in national elections, the attorney general is to warn.

In a speech referring to Russian and North Korean “campaigns of intrusion”, Jeremy Wright QC will call for international sanctions to be applied against countries that exploit cyberspace for illegal purposes.

Right to see Donald Trump's tweets gets judge's backing – video

The Guardian (Technology & Internet) - May 23, 2018 4064

A New York judge has ruled that Donald Trump's Twitter feed is a 'public forum' and anyone blocked from the account has had their first amendment rights violated. The case was brought forward by the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University, which represented seven plaintiffs who had been blocked by the president.

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UK needs big digital upgrade to thrive after Brexit, says Hammond

The Guardian (Technology & Internet) - May 22, 2018 3568

Chancellor sets target for most homes and businesses to have full-fibre connections by 2025

Philip Hammond will promise a massive upgrade of Britain’s digital infrastructure to prepare the economy for the competitive pressures it will face after Brexit.

The chancellor will tell the CBI’s annual dinner on Tuesday night that more widespread use of full-fibre networks will be vital if the UK is to stay in the vanguard of the technological revolution after it leaves the EU.

Sheffield's lord mayor might be a 'zaddy' but he's serious about change | Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff

The Guardian (Technology & Internet) - May 21, 2018 3161

Suave and sexy Magid Magid knows how to utilise humour in the internet age of celebrity, but by being himself he can inspire others

The new lord mayor of Sheffield, Magid Magid, announced his tenure to the world on Twitter in a font only marginally better than comic sans. At his mayor-making ceremony, Darth Vader’s Imperial March from Star Wars played over the speakers, followed by the Superman theme tune as invitees made their way to the seats.