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Britney ban at Enterprise-Record extended another month

On Thursday, I wrote about how David Little at the Chico Enterprise-Record issued a decree in his Januray 20 column declaring that Britney Spears would go unmentioned for at least an entire month in the newspaper's print publication. After salvaging my e

By February 23, 2008


Facebook bans 'forced invites' in apps

Social network takes step toward cleaning up its messy app directory by ensuring that lousy widgets don't just get buzz because they make you tell your friends about them.

By February 13, 2008


eBay sellers to be banned from criticizing buyers

Online auction giant's move to ban seller feedback on customers is praised by buyers but criticized by sellers.

By February 5, 2008


Report: Facebook threatens to ban Gawker's Denton

After digital-media maven posted copious screenshots of Facebook profile on Gawker, blog reports that social-networking site is ready to crack down on such violations.

By January 16, 2008


CEA's take on CES Gizmodo prank: Banned!

Guess what? The people in control of passes to the event don't take kindly to pranking.

By January 11, 2008


Banks banned in 'Second Life'

On the heels of banking scandals that shook confidence in the virtual world's economy, its publisher puts the kibosh on in-world financial institutions.

By January 8, 2008


Politician who banned abortion-related Web sites dies

Henry Hyde, 83, died on Thursday, leaving behind a federal law that penalizes Internet discussions of abortion with five years in prison. The law's still on the books today.

By November 29, 2007


Town bans Net harassment following MySpace hoax

A year after 13-year-old victim of adult-created online hoax commits suicide, her suburban St. Louis town passes a law banning such harassment.

By November 26, 2007


Ban on Net access taxes extended to 2014

House approval means most consumers will continue receiving tax-free Net connection bills. President is expected to sign off before current law expires this week.

By October 30, 2007


German cities ban dirty diesel

Cars with old-fashioned diesel engines and poor emissions will be fined for entering city limits.

By October 26, 2007