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Macron and tech giants launch 'Paris call' to fix internet ills

Macron and tech giants launch 'Paris call' to fix internet illsFrance and U.S. technology giants including Microsoft on Monday urged world governments and companies to sign up to a new initiative to regulate the internet and fight threats such as cyber attacks, online censorship and hate speech. With the launch of a declaration entitled the ‘Paris call for trust and security in cyberspace’, French President Emmanuel Macron is hoping to revive efforts to regulate cyberspace after the last round of United Nations negotiations failed in 2017. The Paris call was initially pushed for by tech companies but was redrafted by French officials to include work done by U.N. experts in recent years.



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Jack Ma: English teacher turned internet tycoon

Jack Ma: English teacher turned internet tycoonJack Ma was a cash-strapped Chinese entrepreneur and former English teacher when he convinced friends to give him $ 60,000 to start a Chinese e-commerce firm called Alibaba in 1999. Almost two decades later, Alibaba is an internet juggernaut and Ma is among the world’s richest men, with a net worth of more than $ 40 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Alibaba Group includes Tmall.com for business-to-consumer transactions and Taobao, China’s most popular online consumer marketplace with hundreds of millions of products and services listed.



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George W. Bush Slipped a Piece of Candy to Michelle Obama at McCain's Funeral and the Internet is Glad

George W. Bush Slipped a Piece of Candy to Michelle Obama at McCain's Funeral and the Internet is GladPresident Bush is seen grabbing a mint from his wife Laura and then passing it to Mrs. Obama who replies "thank you" with a smile.



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The Internet Schools GOP Senate Candidate Chris McDaniel About Robert E. Lee And Slavery

The Internet Schools GOP Senate Candidate Chris McDaniel About Robert E. Lee And SlaveryRepublican Chris McDaniel, running to represent Mississippi in the U.S.



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The Internet Can't Stop Plucking at Paul Manafort's $15,000 Ostrich Jacket

The Internet Can't Stop Plucking at Paul Manafort's $  15,000 Ostrich JacketThe internet can't stop making jokes about Paul Manafort's ostrich jacket and other high-end style purchases.



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The Dark Parts Of The Internet Are Celebrating The Capital Gazette Slayings

The Dark Parts Of The Internet Are Celebrating The Capital Gazette SlayingsWithin hours of the mass shooting Thursday at the Capital Gazette in



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Indiana State Trooper Becomes Internet Star After Posting 'Slowpoke' Law Photo

Indiana State Trooper Becomes Internet Star After Posting 'Slowpoke' Law PhotoThe Indiana state trooper said he took the opportunity to "educate" the slow driver.



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YouTube Stars Shamed by Internet Trolls Over Size of Engagement Ring

YouTube Stars Shamed by Internet Trolls Over Size of Engagement RingAmong messages of congratulations were comments that mocked the ring presented to Jen Phanomrat by her fiance, Leo Samanamud.



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IHOP Is Changing Its Name And The Internet Can't Handle It

IHOP Is Changing Its Name And The Internet Can't Handle ItIt's not exactly an international crisis, but many people are confused why



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Pompeii's Unluckiest Man Excavated, Internet Gives Him Second Life

Pompeii's Unluckiest Man Excavated, Internet Gives Him Second LifeThe remains of a man trying to escape the volcanic eruption of Mount Vesuvius



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