[SYDNEY] Pacific nations Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands have signed on to a joint undersea internet cable project, funded mostly by Australia, that forestalls plans by Chinese telecom giant...

THE dawn of the Internet, it was widely believed, would herald a new era of democracy. Information would become free, in all senses, and this would pose an existential threat to regimes based on the...

[BEIJING] Chinese people and foreign firms are girding for a weekend deadline that will curb the use of unlicensed software to circumvent internet controls, as the government plugs holes in its...

[WASHINGTON] More than one in four American adults say they are online "almost constantly," but a small percentage still don't use the internet at all, a survey showed on Wednesday...

THE EU will soon unveil a plan for taxing major internet companies like Amazon and Facebook by imposing a levy of two to six per cent on revenues in every country where they operate, French Finance...

[WASHINGTON] The US Federal Communications Commission voted along party lines on Thursday to repeal landmark 2015 rules aimed at ensuring a free and open internet, setting up a court fight over a...

US REGULATORS are gearing up for a vote on a plan which - depending on your viewpoint - would "restore Internet freedom" or, alternatively, result in "the death of the Internet"...

[SHANGHAI] China's digital economy accounts for nearly a third of gross domestic product, according to a report released at an annual cyberspace conference staged by the government to justify...