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 Sunday, 17-January-2010  14:06:03 (GMT +10) - by Dopefish

According to Fullchannel, a Spanish politician may sue over bin Laden photo. A Spanish politician said on Saturday that he was "stupefied" by the FBI's decision to use his photograph to compose its latest image of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and is considering taking legal action.

According to this article, Proposed Web video restrictions have caused outrage in Italy. New rules to be introduced by government decree will require people who upload videos onto the Internet to obtain authorization from the Communications Ministry similar to that required by television broadcasters, drastically reducing freedom to communicate over the Web, opposition lawmakers have warned.

Mashable writes that, TwitPic Could be Worth More Than $10 Million. We’ve seen a host of deals recently in the Twitter app space, but here’s one that we now know didn’t happen: TwitPic selling out for north of $10 million.

In the midst of the current global financial crisis, an Apple Iphone app has come to the rescue with a 3,000% loan application. The app, from Wonga, lets borrowers have up to £1,000 in their bank account within 15 minutes at the astounding cost of 3,000% interest.

Apparently, the German government has asked it's citizens to Stop Using Internet Explorer. In a statement issued today, the German Federal Office for Security in Information Technology (known as BSI) recommends that all Internet Explorer users switch to an alternative browser.

According to the Telegraph, China has started monitoring billions of text messages. Customers of China’s two largest mobile phone networks, China Mobile and China Unicom, have had their texting service blocked after sending risqué messages, the state media claims.

Unfortunately it seems that the Decision on NBN suppliers has been delayed. The National Broadband Network Company has delayed the release of its shortlist of suppliers for fibre-to-the-home related equipment and services required to build the ambitious $43 billion project.



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