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06.13.14
Iraq blocks Twitter, Google, YouTube and Facebook in effort to stifle insurgency
06.13.14

Iraq blocks Twitter, Google, YouTube and Facebook in effort to stifle insurgency

The Iraqi government has essentially shut off all social networking in the country in an effort to...

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05.29.14
Facebook is the latest coup victim in Thailand, where the selfie reigns supreme
05.29.14

Facebook is the latest coup victim in Thailand, where the selfie reigns supreme

Foreign governments have been blocking Twitter and Facebook off and on for years, and now Thailan...

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05.25.14
Instagram is the latest social network to hit Iran's blacklist
05.25.14

Instagram is the latest social network to hit Iran's blacklist

Iran's top officials may use social media, but the country's general populace isn't allowed to joi...

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05.23.14
Twitter's blocking of 'blasphemous' content raises questions over its censorship policy
05.23.14

Twitter's blocking of 'blasphemous' content raises questions over its censorship policy

At first glance, Twitter's international policy on censorship seems reasonable. If the laws of a p...

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04.07.14
Google takes legal action against Turkey's YouTube ban
04.07.14

Google takes legal action against Turkey's YouTube ban

Remember how a Turkish court ordered an end to the country's YouTube ban? Well, that decision has...

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04.04.14
Turkish court half-heartedly orders end to YouTube ban
04.04.14

Turkish court half-heartedly orders end to YouTube ban

Turkey's Twitter ban may have come to an end, but the country's block on YouTube remains steadfast...

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03.12.14
ArcheAge Russia is blocking non-Russian IPs [Updated]
03.12.14

ArcheAge Russia is blocking non-Russian IPs [Updated]

North American players looking to play ArcheAge have kind of come to terms with the idea that XLGAM...

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02.21.14
LinkedIn now allows you to block other users
02.21.14

LinkedIn now allows you to block other users

The ability to block people on social networks seems like a basic idea, but that's one thing Linke...

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12.12.13
Twitter changes how 'block' works, makes it more of a mute button (update: changes reverted after backlash)
12.12.13

Twitter changes how 'block' works, makes it more of a mute button (update: changes reverted after backlash)

From your garden variety troll to far worse kinds of harassment, we've all run into people on the...

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