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Technology Obama Internet proposal touches off angry debate Obama Internet proposal touches off angry debate
Internet providers shouldn't be allowed cut deals with online services like Netflix or YouTube to move their content faster, and should be regulated more like phone companies, President Barack Obama said Monday in an announcement that was swiftly rejected by industry.
Technology What is 4chan and where did it come from? What is 4chan and where did it come from?
4chan's roots date back to a pre-Facebook age of the Internet, where anonymity ruled and rules were few to come by. Hackers deposited nude celebrity photos on the site over the summer. It's also the birthplace of the hacker collective Anonymous, along with countless funny Internet memes and harmless pranks on celebrities. It's been called a home to cyber bullying as well as do-gooder vigilante justice.
Technology Amazon introduces voice-recognition service Amazon introduces voice-recognition service
Amazon is introducing a voice-recognition service called Amazon Echo that comes with a speaker-like wireless device just in time for the holiday shopping season.
Technology Europol: 17 arrests in major 'Darknet' crackdown Europol: 17 arrests in major 'Darknet' crackdown
Law enforcement officials launched a global crackdown on so-called Darknet sites that sell illegal drugs, arresting 17 people in one of the largest stings against the virtual organized crime world.
Technology Security contractor breach not noticed for months Security contractor breach not noticed for months
A cyberattack similar to previous hacker intrusions from China penetrated computer networks for months at USIS, the government's leading security clearance contractor, before the company noticed.