Web giants are watching you, and closer than you think. French consumer group "Que Choisir" has launched a petition and legal action in a bid to protect Internet users' privacy, saying companies' privacy policies are too complicated for the average user and contain clauses that do not comply with French law.
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In this edition: Ebola Halloween costumes spark outrage online; the "donut selfie" craze is sweeping social networks; and the Ohio University Marching Band in another incredible...
2014-10-20 Social Media
In this edition: West Africans stigmatised as Ebola spreads; a display mannequin sparks outrage in New Zealand; and snowboarding champ Shaun White in a stunning skateboard display.
Residents in La Courneuve on the outskirts of Paris have serious concerns about the data centre built opposite their homes two years ago. We find out why.
In this edition: online support for the American nurse suffering from Ebola; a massive Euro-wide police operation sparks fierce criticism; and an incredible surfing display.
2014-10-16 North Korea
In this edition: Online rumours are rife after Kim Jong-un makes his first public appearance in over a month; an Australian supermarket chain at the centre of lively debate; and...