14 April 2010

Improving internet security – it’s about time

By way of simple explanation, every website has an IP (internet protocol) address and if you were to type an IP address into your web browser’s address bar then you would be directed to that web site. However, using IP addresses is a bit impractical so URLs are used as they are more memorable. The Domain Name System (DNS) makes …

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13 January 2010

Google to pull plug on China?

Google may end operations in China After a major attack on Google gmail accounts (among those were Chinese activists) last December, Google looks like it may be about to pull out of China. While not directly accusing the Chinese Government of  the attacks Google said they were no longer prepared to censor their Chinese results as agreed in 2006. While …

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