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  • US faces major Internet image problem, former gov't official says

    The U.S. government has a huge image problem worldwide as it promotes Internet freedom on one hand and conducts mass surveillance on the other, potentially creating major problems for U.S. technology companies, a former official with President Barack Obama's administration said Thursday.

  • Microsoft buddies up to Digg

    In a deal that boosts Microsoft's plan to increase revenue from online advertising, the company will be the exclusive provider of display and contextual advertising on the popular Digg news site.

  • Internet revolt supports user-content model

    Digg, which operates a news aggregation website that lets users determine the placement of stories through voting, this week found itself at the centre of what some analysts and academics are calling a test case on who has control over user-generated content on social networking sites.