News Snippets

Published: Sunday 28 February 2010

>> WikiLeaks, a whistleblower website that allows people to publish uncensored information anonymously, has suspended operations owing to financial problems. Its running costs including staff payments are US $600,000, but so far this year it has raised just US $130,000.

>> A human rights watchdog has asked the European Commission to assess the legality of software being used to analyse file-sharing in the UK. The software in question is called CView and is used by Internet Service Provider Virgin Media to identify illegal traffic on its network.


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