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02.28.19
Russia is going to test an internet ‘kill switch,’ and its citizens will suffer
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Russia is going to test an internet ‘kill switch,’ and its citizens will suffer

It’s cool -- all the creepy totalitarian countries are doing it.

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02.01.19
Twitter banned 2,600 Iran-linked accounts for election meddling
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Twitter banned 2,600 Iran-linked accounts for election meddling

Facebook and Twitter worked together to fight election interference efforts.

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01.31.19
Facebook removed over 900 pages in Iran and Indonesia for 'inauthentic behavior' (update)
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Facebook removed over 900 pages in Iran and Indonesia for 'inauthentic behavior' (update)

They were repurposing Iranian state media.

By N. Lee,   01.31.19
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12.22.18
Slack apologizes for 'mistakenly' banning people who had visited Iran
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Slack apologizes for 'mistakenly' banning people who had visited Iran

The company said it will block sanctioned countries IPs, but not ban users.

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