Belgium

01.10.16
Brussels wants you to make internet calls to random locals
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Brussels wants you to make internet calls to random locals

Visit a website and you can talk to any Belgian who picks up a public receiver.

By J. Fingas,   01.10.16
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12.03.15
Facebook locks down Belgian site following tracking lawsuit
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Facebook locks down Belgian site following tracking lawsuit

To comply with the privacy watchdog's demands, only logged-in users can view pages.

By J. Rigg,   12.03.15
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11.23.15
Belgian Twitter users post cat pics to help police in weekend raids
11.23.15

Belgian Twitter users post cat pics to help police in weekend raids

As a massive manhunt swept Brussels, Belgians posted cat photos to Twitter in the name of safety and solidarity.

By J. Conditt,   11.23.15
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11.09.15
Facebook must stop tracking non-users in Belgium, or else
11.09.15

Facebook must stop tracking non-users in Belgium, or else

Facebook has just two days to stop tracking Belgians that aren't signed up for the social network.

By J. Fingas,   11.09.15
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06.16.15
Belgium hauls Facebook to court over excessive tracking
06.16.15

Belgium hauls Facebook to court over excessive tracking

Belgium's privacy watchdog has sued Facebook, following through on a threat it made last month. It...

By S. Dent,   06.16.15
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04.27.15
Supersonic air keeps train tracks clear when weather sucks
04.27.15

Supersonic air keeps train tracks clear when weather sucks

Unlike forest fires, you personally can't do much to stop trainwrecks. With that in mind, the folk...

By T. Seppala,   04.27.15
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11.24.14
Researchers link carrier-focused malware to US and UK spy agencies
11.24.14

Researchers link carrier-focused malware to US and UK spy agencies

Symantec said that the recently detailed Regin spyware looked like it was created for government s...

By J. Fingas,   11.24.14
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09.26.14
Belgian brewery to reduce truck use with underground beer pipeline
09.26.14

Belgian brewery to reduce truck use with underground beer pipeline

In order to cut down on the number of trucks it puts on the streets, Brouwerij De Halve Maan is wo...

By B. Steele,   09.26.14
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09.19.14
Netflix's European tour comes to an end in Belgium and Luxembourg
09.19.14

Netflix's European tour comes to an end in Belgium and Luxembourg

This week began with Netflix launching streaming video service in France, and since then it's adde...

By R. Lawler,   09.19.14
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