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In Syria, a detained Internet activist remains in limbo

Two years ago this week, authorities arrested a computer programmer, Bassel Khartabil, involved in protests against the Syrian government. There's still no word on when he'll be released.

By March 11, 2014

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'Star Wars' actor's lightsaber cane gets him detained by TSA

Peter Mayhew, the extremely tall man who plays Chewbacca, confounds TSA operatives in Denver with his lightsaber cane. Apparently, it was too long for their liking.

By June 10, 2013

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Foxconn worker allegedly sold iPhone 6 shells -- report

The person allegedly took six bodies for the iPhone 6 off the assembly line and sold them to a local gadget market in Shenzhen.

By September 16, 2014

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What next for WikiLeaks' Julian Assange?

The WikiLeaks founder has vowed to exit "soon" from a small pocket of Ecuador in Britain's capital, but little has changed diplomatically and legally that would spur his eventual release.

By August 19, 2014

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Viral video: First, strangers kissed; now (surprise) they disrobe

The recent success of a film for a fashion designer has spawned a sequel: strangers removing clothes and getting into bed.

By July 12, 2014

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After Thailand's coup, a stifling of online dissent (Q&A)

A Thai correspondent speaks to CNET about the junta's efforts to clamp down on the use of Google, Facebook, Twitter, Skype, Instagram, and more.

By June 12, 2014

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Brazil detains local Google chief for not removing YouTube videos

The Latin American country demands that the Web giant take down videos denigrating political candidates, as well as the anti-Islam film that sparked protests across the Middle East.

By September 26, 2012

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Peter Mayhew back as Chewbacca in 'Star Wars,' sources say

Anonymous sources feed the rumor that Peter Mayhew is once again donning the fur suit to play Chewbacca for the new "Star Wars" movie.

By April 7, 2014

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White House to rule soon on petition to deport Justin Bieber

An online petition that secured 220,000 signatures has forced the US government to consider the fate of the Canadian pop star. The White House's press secretary says it is being mulled.

By January 31, 2014

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Free-software activists hope for detained engineer's freedom

Bassel Khartabil, a volunteer with copyright licensing nonprofit Creative Commons, was reportedly detained by the Syrian government on March 15.

By July 11, 2012