"We, the people of the world, have got to own this new technology, so that the profits and rewards come broadly to people, rather than go to a few billionaires."
Prof. Richard Freeman, Harvard economics professor
"We, here on the continent, haven’t had a change of heart. Our hearts are still open to you"
European Council President
"There is no alternative for us other than to fight back. This is the biggest challenge for my generation"
Greek university student
""The main thing is we got him back on board, he is safe. But I think it just showed everyone how hard it is to actually see the guy in the water, even on a sunny day, 18 knots and sunshine, you know you wouldn't want to be doing it in 20 knots in the dark. I don't think you would find him you know.""
Skipper, Team Hun Sung Hai/Scallywag
"These are really important social issues that affect all of us all over in our communities. And we can't just leave this up to governments to solve these problems"
"‘Aussie flu’ is actually a bit of a misnomer. It is a strain that we have seen in previous seasons in the UK, in fact we saw it circulating last season. Hospital admissions have increased due to a combination of influenza A and B and no strain is currently dominating."
Professor Paul Cosford
Medical Director, Public Health England
""Oh it's a huge part! It's really exciting singing this and it's super challenging, to act and to sing. So for me it's really special to do it, really.""
"The poles amplify all the phenomena we see everywhere else on the globe"
Canadian teenager Amanda Todd took her own life last week after suffering a campaign of online bullying. She posted a video on YouTube in September
A local councillor near Brussels has resigned from the Belgian far-right Vlaams Belang party after his name appeared on a list of alleged
Canadian Grand Prix organisers have cancelled the Open Doors event ahead of the race in Montreal because it may be disrupted by student protests
Time Magazine has named its most 100 influential people of the year.
US president Barack Obama unsurprisingly makes the list.
Also included are
Was Bin Laden really buried at sea?
According to emails leaked from an intelligence analysis firm, the late al Qaeda leader’s body was actually
Leading members of the computer hacking group LulzSec have reportedly been arrested in the US.
Irish police say they are also holding a man in
Spanish police have arrested four people suspected of being members of the ‘Anonymous’ computer hacking ring.
They are accused of releasing
Opposition is building to controversial measures to combat internet piracy ahead of planned demonstrations across Europe at the
In Poland, Prime Minister Donald Tusk has announced that he will freeze the ratification of a multilateral agreement known as ACTA.
Internet freedom activists in Poland are set to hold more demonstrations later today.
They are angry about their government signing an
The founder of file-sharing website Megaupload remains in custody in New Zealand, although the German-born former hacker known as Kim Dotcom denies
Hackers known as the ‘Polish Underground’ have launched a series of attacks on government websites in protest against Poland’s decision to sign up to
The man known as Kim Dotcom, the founder of the file-sharing website Megaupload, remains in custody in New Zealand.
The 38-year-old was arrested
One side calls it stealing – users call it sharing. Content-sharing website Megaupload.com is not fighting its battles alone.
Within minutes of its
Hackers from ‘Anonymous’ – the self-styled internet freedom fighters – have attacked several media, government, and music and film industry
Reports say that credit card hackers are threatening to publish private emails described as damaging, after an attack on a US-based intelligence
Israeli security websites were down on Sunday after an international group of cyber hackers threatened an attack on government computers.
The group of computer hackers famous for its support of Wikileaks claims to have breached security at NATO and accessed a bank of restricted
US authorities have arrested 16 people for cyber crimes including an online attack on eBay’s PayPal website. It was allegedly carried out by the
No organisation is too big to hack. Sony, Visa, Google, the IMF, the governments of Turkey and Spain and the CIA have all had their security breached