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08.11.19
Russia demands Google stop advertising 'illegal' protests on YouTube
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Russia demands Google stop advertising 'illegal' protests on YouTube

It will treat Google as a 'hostile influence' if the company doesn't stop.

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04.30.19
Sri Lanka lifts social media ban nine days after terrorist bombings
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Sri Lanka lifts social media ban nine days after terrorist bombings

It's unclear if the ban helped prevent the spread of misinformation.

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04.05.19
Facebook, Google and Twitter will join a hearing on tech censorship next week
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Facebook, Google and Twitter will join a hearing on tech censorship next week

Facebook and Google will also appear before a House Judiciary panel next week.

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01.14.15
Facebook places warnings, disables auto-play for violent videos
01.14.15

Facebook places warnings, disables auto-play for violent videos

Facebook now restricts extreme and violent content in feeds by posting warnings and preventing min...

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11.17.14
Court rules Google can arrange search results any way it wants
11.17.14

Court rules Google can arrange search results any way it wants

With the First Amendment behind it, Google is now free to put search results in whatever order it...

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01.18.12
China wants microbloggers to register with the government, hand over real identity
01.18.12

China wants microbloggers to register with the government, hand over real identity

Thought that Facebook's and Google+'s requirements that you use your real name were draconian? Just...

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12.20.11
Democratic Republic of Congo bans text messaging
12.20.11

Democratic Republic of Congo bans text messaging

After a controversial presidential election that saw Joseph Kabila retain the office amid fierc...

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