Archive | January, 2012

Internet Blackout Day

The day some websites blacked out On January 18 2012, a series of protests occurred against two proposed laws in the United States Congress, namely the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the PROTECT IP Act (PIPA). These followed smaller protests in late 2011. which were based on concerns that the bills, intended to provide […]

Battle over Firefox deal

Microsoft keen to replace Google with Bing on Firefox The newly-renewed search deal between Google and Firefox reports that Google will send a minimum of £191 million to Mozilla every year. Microsoft were keen to replace Google with Bing as the default search engine on the Firefox homepage. Its bid is reported to have been […]