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11.23.15
Bangladesh blocks Facebook and chat apps to stop 'crimes'
11.23.15

Bangladesh blocks Facebook and chat apps to stop 'crimes'

Bangladesh may be trying to silence unrest over planned executions by banning social networks.

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11.14.15
Turkey blocks Reddit through its internet censorship law
11.14.15

Turkey blocks Reddit through its internet censorship law

Turkey is worried that Reddit is a bastion of porn... and political criticism.

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08.25.15
Internet tool fights censorship by making banned data look 'normal'
08.25.15

Internet tool fights censorship by making banned data look 'normal'

Oppressive governments are making it harder to evade censorship, but a new tool could get around those restrictions by making traffic to banned sites seem innocuous.

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08.14.15
Reddit rolls over to please Russia's authorities
08.14.15

Reddit rolls over to please Russia's authorities

Remember the tale of how Reddit managed to get itself banned in Russia because of a thread that pr...

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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.

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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.

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07.26.15
Police think even a holographic Chief Keef concert is too risky
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Police think even a holographic Chief Keef concert is too risky

Holographic Chief Keef concerts are just as 'dangerous' as the real thing, according to police.

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06.11.15
Reddit's user revolt is the best thing for Reddit... and the internet
06.11.15

Reddit's user revolt is the best thing for Reddit... and the internet

One day, internet users will learn "free speech" doesn't give them the right to harass others with...

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12.28.14
Iran backs away from censoring whole websites
12.28.14

Iran backs away from censoring whole websites

Iran's current approach to internet censorship typically isn't subtle -- either you get unfettered...

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