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Americans use Web to abandon children


Wisconsin: Todd and Melissa Puchalla struggled for more than two years to raise Quita, the troubled teenager they’d adopted from Liberia. When they decided to give her up, they found new parents to t

India faces Twitter backlash over Internet clampdown


The government faced an angry backlash from Twitter users on Thursday after ordering Internet service providers to block about 20 accounts that officials said had spread scare-mongering material that

Twitter says problems in blocking; govt firm on stand


Twitter has conveyed that it was facing technical difficulties in blocking certain webpages where morphed and inflammatory images were uploaded but the government made it clear that the social network

Govt asks depts not to post 'unverified' facts on social sites

The government on Thursday issued guidelines for its departments using social media networks asking them not to post confidential information and 'unverified' facts.

With 40 million facebook and

Facebook, Google working with govt to remove hateful content

Internet companies Google and Facebook today said they are working with Indian authorities to remove "inflammatory and hateful content" on their websites.

"We understand the gravity of the situation

Govt working with social media to prevent misuse of technology: Sibal


Admitting to difficulties in identifying people using websites to spread communal hatred, government on Wednesday said it was working with social networking sites to create an institutional mechanis

Access CM on web to appeal


Going the extra mile to ensure prompt redressing of public grievances and also to keep them updated on the action taken by the government on their plaints, chief minister J. Jayalalithaa on Sunday ina

Indian-origin student guilty to UK computer hacking

An Indian-origin student of Liverpool John Moores University charged with hacking into it's computer system has pleaded guilty, the Mersyside police said on Monday.

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Kerala trends low on porn search

Kerala may have been ranked on top by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) for the postings of obscene articles or photos on the internet, but Google has a different story to tell.

Google Trends,

Cyber-literate state alert on crime too

The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) report on Crimes in India-2011 says Kerala ranks top in the list for posting obscene articles or photos on the internet. Statistics hints that God’s Own Countr

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.