Civilrights

08.06.15
India will partly reverse its online porn ban
08.06.15

India will partly reverse its online porn ban

India is partly backtracking on its attempt to squelch online porn, and will unblock many of the sites it banned just days ago.

By J. Fingas,   08.06.15
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08.03.15
India blocks hundreds of sex sites in the name of 'decency'
08.03.15

India blocks hundreds of sex sites in the name of 'decency'

India has blocked 857 porn and sex-themed websites on the grounds that they're indecent.

By J. Fingas,   08.03.15
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05.09.15
Recommended Reading: Wearing Google Glass every day for two years
05.09.15

Recommended Reading: Wearing Google Glass every day for two years

Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the...

By B. Steele,   05.09.15
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06.22.13
EFF looks at rules controlling NSA surveillance, sees big risks for Americans
06.22.13

EFF looks at rules controlling NSA surveillance, sees big risks for Americans

While The Guardian undoubtedly garnered attention when it posted court papers detailing data colle...

By J. Fingas,   06.22.13
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09.14.12
Twitter hands over Occupy Wall Street protestor's updates under pressure
09.14.12

Twitter hands over Occupy Wall Street protestor's updates under pressure

Twitter has been building a modest reputation for siding with the little guy (or girl) when it com...

By J. Fingas,   09.14.12
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05.05.12
FBI reportedly pressing for backdoor access to Facebook, Google
05.05.12

FBI reportedly pressing for backdoor access to Facebook, Google

Investigators at the FBI supposedly aren't happy that social networks like Facebook or Google+ don...

By J. Fingas,   05.05.12
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04.14.11
Apple a part of $75B civil rights, fraud lawsuit
04.14.11

Apple a part of $75B civil rights, fraud lawsuit

Apple is a defendant in an unusual lawsuit that accuses the company of "outrageous and reckless a...

By K. Hodgkins,   04.14.11
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10.08.10
American student finds GPS tracker stuck to car, FBI shows up to reclaim its 'federal property'
10.08.10

American student finds GPS tracker stuck to car, FBI shows up to reclaim its 'federal property'

Mechanics spot strange things stuck under cars all the time, but when 20-year-old Yasir Afifi's ride...

By T. Stevens,   10.08.10
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06.07.10
NY Attorney General investigating claims of profiling in iPad sales
06.07.10

NY Attorney General investigating claims of profiling in iPad sales

For Apple to have said "no cash for iPads" is one thing -- but interviewing would-be NYC iPad buyers...

By M. Rose,   06.07.10
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