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.
New York Times columnist Nick Kristof flew to Bahrain and found himself unable to enter the country. So he decided to live-tweet his adventure.
The two phones will spread beyond the 11 countries and regions where they're currently available to the likes of Italy, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, and many more.
The Southeast Asian nation is serving up harsh penalties, including fines and prison time, to people who post "propaganda against the state" on Facebook, Twitter, and other sites.
The standalone maps application for iOS gets Google contacts integration as well as more local search options.
Access to movies via the iTunes store is now available at more nations across Europe, Africa, and other regions, says AppleInsider.
Reporters Without Borders issues its annual compilation of bad actors--of which there are many--but also notes the positive impact of the Arab Spring.
As Apple begins to sort out its supply issues for the iPhone 5, it is widening the availability of its blockbuster smartphone.
Paris-based Reporters Without Borders names five companies as "digital mercenaries" that have decided to sell their surveillance technology to authoritarian regimes.
The U.K.'s Guardian newspaper reports that a privacy group is raising the alarm about exports of surveillance equipment.