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02.23.17
Transgender protection rollback sparks opposition from tech
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Transgender protection rollback sparks opposition from tech

The industry is united in opposition to Trump's order, but offers little more than words.

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09.26.16
Tanzania charges man with 'insulting' its leader on WhatsApp
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Tanzania charges man with 'insulting' its leader on WhatsApp

He's one of five people facing possible prison time for challenging the President on social networks.

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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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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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