In a situation that seemed helpless, Fardin Kazemi was forced to fly home to meet his family after a long separation and to figure out his next move. And then the internet came to his rescue again along with a trucking firm in the village of Święcice.
Fardin Kazemi had been using an American International 9670 lorry from the 1980s to deliver goods from Poland when he broke down. As news of the breakdown spread, drivers came forward to help the man, who was stranded far from his native Iran.
The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) will be held in Katowice, southern Poland, in 2020. The nomination was announced during the closing ceremony of the14th edition of the event held in Berlin, the Digital Affairs Ministry has announced.
Mobile networks such as Orange, Plus, T-Mobile and Play generate 34 percent of all website traffic, according to a recent study conducted on over 600,000 websites serviced by Poland's largest provider of hosting services, nazwa.pl.
The website blocked by Facebook has been active for almost 10 years conducting drug education in Poland, warning against the harmful effects of psychoactive substances and helping people who use them.
The videos mock people who use abusive language, and ask them to think about their own behaviour.
Poland has charged the EU's copyright directive to the EU Court of Justice (CJEU) on grounds of its threats to freedom of speech on the internet, Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz informed on Friday.
The number of internet shops in Poland rose by 1,800 in 2018 to almost 31,000, the Rzeczpospolita daily reported on Wednesday. It cited data compiled by Bisnode, a company which deals in digital business.
According to a survey by the Office of Electronic Communications (UKE), 93.1 percent of Poles are connected to the mobile network, while the number of respondents having smartphones is 65.6 percent, with over 90 percentage of smartphone users being under the age of 44.
Following yesterday’s news that press agencies across Europe have banded together to help fight fake news, AFP’s award-winning reporter Sammy Keltz explains how experienced journalists go about their jobs separating fact from rumours and how best to fight the plague of fake news swamping the internet.