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11.16.16
Rutgers professor forced to take psych evaluation over tweets
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Rutgers professor forced to take psych evaluation over tweets

The NYPD didn't arrest him, but said if he didn't comply they'd take him by force.

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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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09.25.16
Security writer recovers from massive revenge cyberattack
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Security writer recovers from massive revenge cyberattack

The incident raises questions about journalism in an era when it's easy to force websites offline.

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05.22.16
Court claims Google lost right to pull site from search results
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Court claims Google lost right to pull site from search results

Supposedly, the US' free speech rights don't cover removing a site for the 'wrong' reasons.

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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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