Brian Thompson had planned to argue the law in connection with the boxes was a "grey area".
Firms such as Facebook and Twitter have agreed to do more to remove extremist content within hours of it being posted.
The Malaysian government is exploring a "no find-no fee" style deal with Texas-based company Ocean Infinity.
The coin-mining software can grab processor power and drain phone batteries quickly, warn security firms
Getting tips about going digital from Ed Miliband, Matt Chorley and Chris Mason.
Someone with a Westminster IP address has been editing web entries on famous Irish people.
Players ‘applaud’ Xi Jinping in Tencent game 20 Oct 2017
The game, which celebrates the Communist Party Congress, lets users "clap" Xi Jinping by tapping their phone screen
BBC Click's Nick Kwek looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories.
How games firm made Destiny 2 19 Oct 2017
Newsbeat has been given exclusive behind the scenes access to Bungie, the gaming studio behind the Halo and Destiny franchises.
The global shop 19 Oct 2017
Online retailers have a shop window to the world, but how do you handle all those payments?
The UK government said the firms needed to inform customers when they had paid for their handsets.
The deadline is approaching for US cities to submit proposals to host Amazon's new headquarters.
French cosmetics chain Sephora is using augmented reality so that customers can try on make-up virtually, before buying it.
Native American tribe sues Amazon and Microsoft 19 Oct 2017
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe was assigned data-processing patents by technology company SRC Labs.
Still photographs spring to life 18 Oct 2017
New software animates still photos so that subjects can be made to smile and pull expressions.
Giant robots clash in US-Japan battle 18 Oct 2017
The human-piloted machines fired weapons at one another.
Award-winning vlogger Casey Neistat claims video creators could leave the service en masse.
Snapchat to make original TV-style shows 18 Oct 2017
The social media app teams up with NBC to create a new studio where they plan to make original shows.
Twitter pledges tougher action against abuse 18 Oct 2017
The social network says it will impose new restrictions on pornographic and hateful imagery.
Google sister company Sidewalk Labs is to build a digital city on Toronto's waterfront.
The five 175-metre high turbines have been installed 15 miles off the Aberdeenshire coast.
The airbag uses compressed air to cushion a child's neck from the impact of a crash.
Australia's parliament hears claims that Crown casino deliberately removed betting options.
A watchdog finds that hackers can track, eavesdrop or even communicate with children.
Click was given rare access to the Fukushima site to see how the decontamination work was progressing.
The websites are accused by MPs of profiting from sellers who do not charge the tax on UK sales.
Social media data shared by spy agencies 17 Oct 2017
Details about the data being collected by GCHQ have emerged at a tribunal about surveillance legality.
Kaspersky discovered that Flash files were being embedded in Word documents to deliver spyware.
Qualcomm says it has achieved 1Gbps internet speeds using a 5G chip on a mobile device.
Gov.uk Verify fails to register most users trying to access government services.
AI used to detect breast cancer risk 17 Oct 2017
Machine learning is being used to spot whether breast lesions are cancerous or not.
Patent battle pits iPod father v Android creator 17 Oct 2017
A start-up funded by Tony Fadell is suing a smartphone-maker led by Andy Rubin.
Google removes cupcake calorie counter from Maps 17 Oct 2017
Feature showed users how many calories they would burn if they walked to destination.
Australia launches revenge porn reporting tool 17 Oct 2017
One in five Australians have been victims of image-based abuse, but very few report the offence.
High speed camera uses 1,000 frames per second 16 Oct 2017
The camera that can process images faster than the eye can see.
Drones used to spot sharks in Australia 16 Oct 2017
Drones become the latest weapon to protect swimmers and surfers from shark attacks.
More than a million vehicles worldwide are being recalled over a potential airbag safety issue.
The TV series Opposite Number was cancelled following a cyber-attack in 2014.
Huawei Mate 10 handsets use a new type of processor to recognise objects being photographed.
Krack wi-fi security flaw explained 16 Oct 2017
A major flaw in wi-fi connections has been revealed by security researchers.
Microsoft Windows 10 breaches Dutch privacy law 16 Oct 2017
The Dutch regulator says sanctions may be imposed if Microsoft does not comply.
The aircraft sustained only minor damage and landed safely, the Canadian transport minister said.
Facebook funds anti-bullying training in schools 16 Oct 2017
The tech giant will extend a scheme which trains young people to help those who suffer cyber-bullying.
Researchers have revealed details of a major problem with the way wi-fi data is protected.
The BBC's Stephen McDonell examines China's clampdown on free speech ahead of the party congress.
Made up of over 500 cameras, the Panoptic Studio captures motion without the use of markers.
Virtual reality technology that lets trainee surgeons feel "flesh and bone" is developed.
Can we teach robots ethics? 14 Oct 2017
We are not used to the idea of machines making ethical decisions, but the day when they will routinely do this - by themselves - is fast approaching.
A daily ice bath is "like having morning coffee", the tech giant's president Tim Kendall tells the BBC.
YouTube denies accusations of racism, saying it wanted to be culturally sensitive about uploads.
Encryption tools in apps such as WhatsApp "thwart law enforcement", says US Deputy Attorney General.
40 years since the launch of the Atari 2600 13 Oct 2017
40 Years ago, video games changed forever with the launch of the Atari 2600.
The national infrastructure commission head also warns the UK faces gridlock on roads, railways and in the skies.
Next-generation internet 12 Oct 2017
What will it take to build the ultra-fast internet of the future?
Pest control 12 Oct 2017
How apps using image recognition are helping farmers identify crop diseases.
Branson's Virgin Group invests in Hyperloop One 12 Oct 2017
Sir Richard is joining the board of the pod-based US transport company.
From pillows to concrete 9 Oct 2017
Carbon emissions contribute to global warming, so could tech that removes them from the air slow the process?
Blue sky thinking 8 Oct 2017
British scientists played a key role in developing radar, which has helped deliver safer skies.
Scam support 6 Oct 2017
A man who runs an online support group says scam victims are not stupid - just unaware of the con.
BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories.
No more privacy? 5 Oct 2017
Four experts examine the issue of information security in an online world.
Out of control 5 Oct 2017
Carmakers are increasingly sending vehicle software updates wirelessly, but how risky is this?
Carbon-ion battery could mean rapid charging 5 Oct 2017
British start-up Zap&Go has developed carbon-ion supercapacitors that allow rapid charging.
A brief tour of Google's Pixel 2 XL 4 Oct 2017
The new flagship handset has an easier way to summon its smart assistant and a unique camera trick.
Assassin’s Creed Origins preview 4 Oct 2017
Marc Cieslak previews the latest instalment of the adventure series set in ancient Egypt
Close call 2 Oct 2017
5G broadband could be 10 times as fast as 4G and underpin many new technologies of the future.
What future for augmented reality? 2 Oct 2017
Experts predict the AR market could be worth £122 billion by 2024.
Quick thinking 1 Oct 2017
Humans still have the upper hand over computers in an argument. For the moment.
BBC Click's Marc Cieslak looks at the best of the week's technology news stories.
Amazon Echo smart speaker family expands 28 Sep 2017
Amazon revamps its main Echo smart speaker for the first time since its launch in 2014.
Nest's new home security tech 20 Sep 2017
Hands-on with Nest's new home security tech, including a doorbell that connects to an app and a security system.