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Adopt responsible digital etiquette to avoid internet collapse #StayHome

Greece’s General Secretariat for Telecommunications and Post Office of the Ministry of Digital Governance issued a set of recommendations for the responsible and rational use of telecommunications networks and the internet while coronavirus physical movement restrictions are in force. As demand for access – and reliance to – digital networks …

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Greeks pay the most expensive mobile internet

Greek consumers pay the seventh highest charges in the world to buy a gigabyte of data to surf the internet on their phone, according to a survey conducted by British company Cable in 230 countries. The nominal price of 1 GB in Greece reaches up to 28.93 euros, while the …

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Smart Benches installed in two main squares of Heraklio, Crete

The Municipality of Heraklio on the island of Crete installed four smart benches on two of the main squares of the city. The smart benches operate with solar energy and have full energy independence. They offer to the people the opportunity to re-charge their mobile phones and browse  through the …

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Greece blocks access to 38 websites offering free download of films & TV series

Greeks have no longer access to some of the most famous websites where one could download films and TV series, including subtitles. Greece’s Commission for Internet Infringement & Intellectual Property has ordered internet service providers to cut access to specific domain names. A total of 38 sites have been so …

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First Internet Strike Ever due to SOPA & PIPA; Jan 18/12

This is the first internet strike ever! Wikipedia, Reddit, BoingBoing and hundreds of other websites go dark on January 18, 2012 in order to protes  the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA) — two anti-piracy bills that are currently making their way through th US- Congress. “This …

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New Government? “These Greeks are Crazy”…

Obelix would be fully correct should he sit in front of his television and watch the news about the negotiations on the new Greek government. Greece’s lenders are over with patience, the USA isn’t feeling any better either. Greece’s EU ‘allies’, the Germans went even so far to prescribe the …

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Cyber Crime Police hunts animal abusers on internet

The presence of many internet sites showing pictures and videos with animal torture is a cause of concern for the Greek police, numerous animal lovers and welfare societies. According to daily TO VIMA, more than 2,500 complaining electronic messages (e-mails) reach  the officers at the Department of Electronic Crime of the Greek …

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Greek Cyber-Crime dept prevented 19 suicides in Jan, Feb 2011

The Cyber or Electronic  Crime Department of  Greek police in Attica prefecture succeeded in preventing 19 suicides attempts that occurred in January and February, the specialized police unit announced. According to the statement the suicide intentions were indicated through the internet, in social media pages or chat rooms and forums.   …

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