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Google snubs press in privacy fury

Google has thrown a hissy fit and blacklisted tech news site CNET's News.com - vowing not to provide quotes or statements to the site for a year.
Broken CD with wrench

FCC opens door to ISP wipe-out

US telecoms regulator the FCC has signaled the end of the independent ISP, a move which will leave DSL provision concentrated in the hands of just a few large providers. The move, which turns local DSL provision from a regulated monopoly into an unregulated monopoly, also has repercussions for rural telephony providers, who will lose a chunk of subsidy, and has potentially chilling consequences for free speech.
For Sale sign detail

MSI signs Northamber

MSI this week launched its latest Intel 945P-based motherboard, which it claims it's the first in the world to support DTS surround sound.