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YouTube access restored in Turkey after 2-month blockade

Ban on video-sharing site lifted five days after the country's highest court said the move violated freedom of expression.

By June 3, 2014


Yahoo bus blockaded, puked on in Oakland

Tech-shuttle protests appear to take a turn for the weird as a demonstrator reportedly mounts a bus and vomits down the windshield.

By April 2, 2014


Air technology and the busting of the Berlin Blockade

Personal bravery and a deft use of air technology settled the first major crisis of the Cold War.

By June 25, 2013


Pirate Bay ISP blockade has almost no effect on file-sharing

The music industry's expensively won blockade of the Pirate Bay hasn't done much to stop Brits from file sharing, according to reports.

By July 16, 2012


Pirate Bay banned by BT, but blockade is already beaten

BT has joined the broadband ban on The Pirate Bay -- but salty seadogs seeking to share files have already circumvented BT's blockade.

By June 20, 2012


Indian court overturns Vimeo, Pirate Bay blockade

After a host of sites were taken down recently following a court order, ISPs prevailed in getting the bans overturned.

By June 20, 2012


Sky Broadband joins Pirate Bay blockade

Sky has blocked its broadband customers from accessing The Pirate Bay, following a court order.

By May 31, 2012


Egyptians tweet by phone call as Twitter and Google team up to defy blockade

Google and Twitter are combating the Egyptian Internet blackout with a service that lets people in Egypt tweet by calling a phone number, and leaving a voicemail message.

By February 1, 2011


Another U.K. ISP shuts out Pirate Bay

TalkTalk blocks access to the file-sharing Web site following a court order. Next up to join the blockade: BT.

By June 12, 2012


O2 and Be Broadband forced to block Pirate Bay

Internet providers O2 and Be Broadband have joined the Pirate Bay blockade, with O2 saying it was "obliged to comply".

By June 8, 2012