Internet

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Kris Taylor of Auckland University says there are always ways to get around bans, particularly in the world of technology.

Online pornography age limit would be hard to police, says expert

The Government wants compulsory age verification on such sites.

A man holds an iPhone mobile phone handset.

Spark says 5G network launching in 2020 will be 1000 times the speed of 4G - for the same cost

An 8GB HD movie over the 4G network currently takes about 7 minutes at average speeds, Spark said, while the same movie over the 5G network would be streamed in less than 10 seconds.

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Dotcom and his three co-accused are wanted on money laundering and copyright breach charges.

Kim Dotcom to seek Supreme Court appeal against extradition to US after appeal court's 'toilet paper' judgement

The German-born tech mogul asked the Court of Appeal to overturn a decision approving his extradition, but was today turned down.

Watch: Simon Bridges quizzes Winston Peters over answer he gave to Kiwi singer in web series Anika Moa Unleashed

The question was asked in the House but pertained by Moa's lighthearted online show.

YouTube sensation Jamie Curry announces her engagement after struggling with her sexuality

In an emotional video, she also discussed her body image issues.

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Sean Lyons of Netsafe says teens are often put under pressure to share explicit imagery of themselves, which has police concerned about the consequences.

Netsafe warns NZ teens under increased pressure to provide nude selfies: 'pretty alarming stuff'

Hawke's Bay Police have reported a stark increase in the number of images being shared in the region.

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The dangers of privacy breaches, cybercrime and misuse of persona data had led to beefed-up laws in the EU.

Kiwi companies revise email mailing lists as new European Union privacy laws kick-in

Some firms are asking customers to review privacy policies or re-subscribe to their mailing lists.

Barack and Michelle Obama sign Netflix deal

Netflix said the Obamas would make "a diverse mix of content," potentially including scripted and unscripted series, documentaries or features.

Facebook removing sexism and hate speech posts - but finding it difficult

From October to December alone, Facebook disabled nearly 1.3 billion accounts.

1 NEWS reporter Katie Bradford opens up about online abuse: 'If you're having a bad day that stuff's really hard'

Bradford spoke about the emotional impact of cyber-bulling in her job, on The Inside Word on TVNZ's Duke channel.

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Internet NZ chief executive Jordan Carter said there are many benefits of getting older Kiwi’s more internet savvy.

'No one should be trapped' – third of all US seniors don't use internet, NZ similar

Internet NZ CEO said most Kiwis think benefits outweigh negatives of internet use.

Spark is 'drive testing' 5G on a select route near the Beehive.

Faster internet for Wellington coming as Spark launches 5G mobile test site

It allows a full-length movie to download in just a few seconds.

Facebook under fire over reports of improper data harvesting from users

US and British politicians are pushing for an investigation into the "major breach".

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It will close operations by the end of the year.

Avon closes down in New Zealand after 40 years

Closure of Avon in New Zealand put down to its failure to adapt to online shopping.

Logan Paul returns to YouTube after global backlash against 'Suicide Forest' video which got him suspended

"I'm here to have a hard conversation so that those who are suffering have easier ones."

Kiwis take up ultra-fast net in droves

Nearly 90 per cent of Kiwis are expected to have access to fibre at their premises in 2022.

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Drug Free Sport NZ is investigating around 100 low-level sportspeople suspected of using a banned anabolic steroid.

Up to 100 New Zealand athletes under the microscope in doping investigation

No All Blacks or Olympians are believed to be involved in the purchasing of banned substances from online.

Istanbul, Turkey - January 13, 2016: Person holding a brand new Apple iPhone 6s with Facebook profile on the screen. Facebook is a social media online service for microblogging and networking, founded in February 4, 2004.

One-in-four Kiwi girls asked to send nude images

The research is the first representative survey into teenage "sexting" behaviour in New Zealand.

Have you taken a photo in New Zealand's most Instagrammed location?

The social media app has announced the country's ten most popular locations.

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