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OKCupid pulls Firefox boycott letter

Firefox users are no longer being urged to boycott the browser after OKCupid protested the anti-gay views expressed by Mozilla's new CEO.

By April 2, 2014

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Activist group to debut barcode-scanning boycott Israel app

The Boycott Divestment and Sanctions movement is coming out with a smartphone app that can scan products to see if the manufacturer has ties to Israel.

By March 13, 2014

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Cameron says boycott sites that don't tackle online bullying

David Cameron has called for a boycott on websites that don't tackle bullying, following the death of 14-year-old Hannah Smith.

By August 8, 2013

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Twitter boycott begins in response to continuing threats

A 24-hour Twitter boycott is in action, with plenty of people taking a day off to raise awareness of online abuse.

By August 4, 2013

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Buycott app lets you boycott dodgy companies

A new "ethical shopping" app uses a barcode scanner so that you can check the provenance of the products you buy.

By May 14, 2013

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Intel snared in $6B Israel divestiture hoax

A fake press release says the chipmaker is pulling out of its $6 billion investment because of the "destruction and loss of life resulting from Israel's recent assault on Gaza."

By August 7, 2014

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Myanmar's first non-government phone carrier, Ooredoo, goes live

The Qatar-based phone company is the first to open for business since the Asian country's military dictatorship dissolved three years ago.

By August 6, 2014

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Google yanks BombGaza game for violating app policies

A game that encourages players to "drop bombs" on Gaza is pulled from Google Play after public backlash.

By August 4, 2014

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Amazon facing united front of authors in Hachette e-book dispute

Some of the literary world's biggest names sign a letter opposing the e-commerce company's muscle-flexing with book publisher Hachette.

By July 25, 2014

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Friday Poll: Would you boycott Apple?

Apple's huge earnings have been shadowed by a New York Times report on harsh working conditions at Chinese plants that make Apple products. Are you reconsidering your Apple brand loyalty?

By February 3, 2012