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Brentwood approves 5-year technology plan

Brentwood school officials have ratified a five-year technology plan that follows the district’s mission to establish and develop lifelong digital learners. The plan started July 1 and will run until June 30, 2022. “It will enhance our technology and promote global awareness,” Superintendent Amy Burch said at a July 10 school board meeting. Burch said former coordinator of instructional technology ... Read More »

Germany approves plans to fine social media firms up to €50m

 German justice minister Heiko Maas, the driving force behind the new bill. Photograph: Michael Sohn/AP Social media companies face fines of up to €50m (£43m) if they persistently fail to remove illegal content from their sites under a new law passed in Germany The German parliament on Friday approved the bill aimed at cracking down on hate speech, criminal material and ... Read More »

Town of Renfrew approves new social media policy

New website/social media policy Renfrew Mercury By Tiffany Lepack The Town of Renfrew approved a new website and social media policy on Feb. 14. The 24-page report is a policy statement for the use of the relaunched website and various social media accounts. Town clerk Kim Bulmer told council they currently have fringe Facebook pages and are looking to move ... Read More »

Pakistan Approves Controversial Cybercrime Law

Pakistan on Thursday approved a controversial cybercrimebill the government says will safeguard citizens against harassment and criminalise online child pornography, but which activists say curbs free speech. The Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill 2016 has been the focus of heated debate over provisions that critics say give the government the power to conduct mass surveillance and criminalise satire. Farieha Aziz, ... Read More »

Cabinet Approves Auction Of Mobile Phone Airwaves: Report

New Delhi: The cabinet approved on Wednesday an auction of mobile phone airwaves, a government source told Reuters. Earlier this year India’s telecom ministry had proposed sale of airwaves in the 700 Mhz, 800 Mhz, 900 Mhz, 1800 Mhz, 2100 Mhz, 2300 Mhz and 2500 MHz bands. India is the world’s second largest mobile phone market by users after China, ... Read More »