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Prince to Twitter: Take down those vines

The artist's record label tells Twitter to take down from its Vine platform the 6-second videos featuring The Purple One.

By Apr. 2, 2013

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Twitter to block tweets locally, not globally

Rather than blocking content worldwide, Twitter will now block tweets only in countries that have generated the complaints due to local restrictions.

By Jan. 26, 2012

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Brazil sues Twitter users over speed trap and traffic tweets

As Brazil's attorney general files an injunction to block tweets and suspend accounts of Twitter users warning people about speed traps, the question is will Twitter work with the Brazilian government and use its new tweet removal policy?

By Feb. 6, 2012

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Google's new plan to fight piracy draws skepticism

If your Web site generates too many takedown notices, Google may drop you in its search rankings. Some Internet advocacy groups say such a system can easily be abused.

By Aug. 10, 2012

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Twitter boycott looms with censorship accusations

When Twitter announced it would withhold tweets country-by-country based on local restrictions, it said it was being more transparent. But some users disagree.

By Jan. 27, 2012

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Social-network update: Facebook up; Twitter slow?

Hackers did not take down Facebook today, as they had earlier claimed they would. Meanwhile, the pace of tweets appears to have slowed amid an ongoing Twitter boycott. And Twitter's lawyer responds.

By Jan. 28, 2012

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British music biz group targets Google results

The BPI, which represents hundreds of labels, tells Google to pull links to Megaupload and other file-sharing sites. Will this stall Google's music ambitions in Europe?

By Jun. 21, 2010

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UltraViolet: DRM by any other name still stinks

First major outing of Hollywood's UltraViolet digital streaming effort shows the scheme for what it really is: DRM all over again, and a way to make you pay for content over and over, too.

By Mar. 16, 2012