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# Internet access

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TD warns mobile phones give children access to 'unlimited pornography of every type'
A new bill could make it illegal for parents to allow their children born after 2015 to own a portable device.
One in five children in first class have spoken to a stranger online
“Many young people will find ways of accessing what is forbidden to them.”
Google buys solar-powered drone maker Titan Aerospace for internet project
Facebook was in talks to buy the solar-powered drone company earlier this year, but Google has acquired them to help with its own internet initiative, Project Loon.
Turkish authorities have (reluctantly) restored access to Twitter
So. Many. Notifications.
More than half of all households in Ireland have broadband
A report published today finds 65 per cent of Irish homes have access to broadband.
How Facebook and other tech giants want to give the whole world internet access
Nokia, Ericsson, Samsung, Qualcomm, MediaTek and Opera are among the companies who want to help bring two-thirds of the world who don’t have internet access online.
Nearly 80 per cent of Irish households have internet access
Seventy-seven per cent of 16 to 29-year-olds access the internet almost every day according to figures from the CSO.