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EU Court Rules Against Mandatory Anti-Piracy Filters For Social Networks
2012-02-17 05:30:04

Social networking websites such as Twitter and Facebook cannot be forced to install anti-piracy filters designed to prevent users from illegally sharing copyrighted materials such as music and videos, the European Union's highest court ruled on Thursday. The ruling handed down by the EU Court of Justice stated that "the owner of an online social network cannot be obliged to install a general filtering system, covering all its users, in order to prevent the unlawful use of musical and...

2011-06-22 08:55:00

Not enough is done by social networking sites such as Facebook to protect children from potential dangers like online bullying and pedophiles, the European Commission reports. Fourteen leading social network sites were tested by the Commission and only two "“ Bebo and MySpace "“ had the necessary precautions to make sure that "potential strangers" are not able to gain access to profiles of minors. "I am disappointed that most social networking sites are failing to ensure that...

2010-09-14 07:29:00

YVERDON-LES-BAINS, Switzerland, September 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Bacula Systems(R), the world's leading provider of commercial open source backup and restore software, announced today the availability of Bacula Enterprise Edition 4.0TM, delivering advanced backup features from open source software for the first time. The announcement continues Bacula System's commitment to offering a highly scalable, modern, open source backup and restore solution to the enterprise, through...

2010-05-07 00:59:00

UPPSALA, Sweden, May 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Swedish game developer Stillfront AB will now release their games on social networks to reach a new audience numbering in the multimillions. Social networks are currently the hottest market and the place to be for anyone in the game industry. The company will be releasing two games on Facebook as well as three games on Netlog in spring 2010. In 2009 Stillfront AB obtained a 700% increase of their user base by publishing Fan Immersion Games...

2008-12-17 15:11:00

DENVER, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Online media community PlatinumLounge.com (http://www.PlatinumLounge.com) announced today that it beat out multi-billion dollar competitors like Facebook.com (ranked #5 worldwide), MySpace.com (ranked #7 worldwide), Twitter.com (ranked #630 worldwide) and others in the 2nd Annual Mashable.com People's Choice Open Web Awards -- the only multilingual international online voting competition that covers major innovations in web technology (see...

2008-09-23 09:00:30

Arbor Networks, Inc., a leading provider of secure service control solutions for global business networks, announced today that Netlog, Europe's premier social networking portal, has deployed the Arbor Peakflow SP platform ("Peakflow SP") for greater network visibility and to enhance its protection against distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, botnets, worms and other network vulnerabilities. Netlog has more than 34.3 million members throughout Europe, is available in fifteen...

2008-09-19 09:00:17

GHENT, Belgium, September 19 /PRNewswire/ -- - Netlog Introduces Unique Monetisation and Localisation Tools for OpenSocial Developers Netlog, the European social networking site with over 35 million members, has opened its translation and localisation capabilities to third-party developers. The sites renowned translation system allows almost instant translation into 23 languages. Netlog also announced it will give developers access to its "credits economy", offering developers an...

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