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Phony Al-Jazeera text messages sent by pro-Syrian gov't hackers

The network's short messaging service was compromised and used to send false news reports, including a report that Qatar's prime minister had been assassinated.

By September 9, 2012

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NSA spied on Al Jazeera internal communications, report says

The NSA was able to access and read the Arab news broadcaster's communications with "notable success," according to documents from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden seen by Der Spiegel.

By August 31, 2013

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Did WikiLeaks cable lead Al Jazeera news head to resign?

Leaked cable suggests Wadah Khanfar had, under pressure from the U.S., modified the network's coverage of the Iraq war. But for now, the link between WikiLeaks and the resignation remains speculative.

By September 20, 2011

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Roku boxes get USB playback, Al Jazeera English

Roku has announced a new firmware update that allows for playback of digital media off the USB port, as well as adding Al Jazeera English as a Newscaster channel.

By February 1, 2011

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Al Jazeera calls for bloggers to spread Egypt news

Following the closure of its Cairo office by the Egyptian government, Arab broadcaster Al Jazeera is asking those in Egypt to use social media to get the word out about the country's ongoing protest movement.

By January 31, 2011

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Getting news out of an unplugged Egypt

Al Jazeera streams Egypt protests while people turn to old-fashioned landlines, faxes and ham radio to get information in and out of the country.

By January 28, 2011

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'Syrian Electronic Army' hacks a BBC Twitter account

A hacker group sympathetic to Syrian President Bashar Assad claims credit for posting unusual messages on the BBC weather service Twitter feed.

By March 21, 2013

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Emails give glimpse of Google's work with NSA on security

Freedom of Information Act request reveals notes between then-NSA head and Google bigwigs. But don't expect a smoking gun.

By May 6, 2014

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Hackers send bogus tweets from '60 Minutes' account

CBS News confirms that the Twitter feeds for "60 Minutes" and "48 Hours" were hacked. Phony tweets accused the U.S. of aiding terrorists.

By April 20, 2013

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Twitter users in Bahrain jailed for allegedly insulting tweets

As the Middle Eastern country is in the midst of a popular uprising, six people are sentenced to a year in prison for allegedly posting offensive tweets about King Hamad.

By May 15, 2013