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09.06.16
Cuba has been filtering texts containing political dissent
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Cuba has been filtering texts containing political dissent

Text messages including 'human rights' and 'hunger strike' never reached their recipients.

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06.23.15
Google lets you hide unwanted web notifications
06.23.15

Google lets you hide unwanted web notifications

When you launch a Google service like YouTube or Gmail on the web, there's always a little bell ic...

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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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07.15.13
UK reportedly wants internet filters labeled as 'default-on,' true or not
07.15.13

UK reportedly wants internet filters labeled as 'default-on,' true or not

It's no secret that some British residents want an active-by-default internet filter to keep kids...

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03.10.13
Iran blocks VPN access to global web, cracks down on 'illegal' filter workaround
03.10.13

Iran blocks VPN access to global web, cracks down on 'illegal' filter workaround

Iran's struggle with the unfiltered internet is well documented -- the nation has spent years fend...

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10.01.12
Iran unblocks Gmail, admits it only wants to restrict YouTube in the country
10.01.12

Iran unblocks Gmail, admits it only wants to restrict YouTube in the country

Iranians who lost access to Gmail on September 24th should now be able to access their emails agai...

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09.23.12
Iran announces plans to create isolated local internet system, fate of global access unknown
09.23.12

Iran announces plans to create isolated local internet system, fate of global access unknown

Iranians have been having trouble accessing YouTube, Gmail and other Google services for some time...

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08.22.12
Twitter warned by Indian government to kibosh inflammatory tweets
08.22.12

Twitter warned by Indian government to kibosh inflammatory tweets

India's in the midst of a security crisis and has asked Twitter to curtail "inflammatory messages"...

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02.13.12
Iran blocking access to Google's encrypted search, YouTube, and webmail
02.13.12

Iran blocking access to Google's encrypted search, YouTube, and webmail

Iran has restricted access to the internet for years now, but it seems the land of Persia is clampi...

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