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Ep. 798: Where we refuse to respect embargoes

We have Mark Milion as a guest on today's episode--he's a tech reporter for CNN.com, which means he'll spend half of the show fielding questions from Wilson about Anderson Cooper. We also chat about the future of micro-blogging and of course, we have to grill him about his "Hottie of the Week" achievement last year.

By April 13, 2011

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The 404 798: Where we refuse to respect embargoes (podcast)

We have Mark Milian as a guest on today's episode. He's a tech reporter for CNN.com, which means he'll spend half of the show fielding questions from Wilson about Anderson Cooper. We also chat about the future of micro-blogging, and, of course, we have to grill him about his "Hottie of the Week" achievement last year.

By April 13, 2011

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Spotify kills new download purchases in Europe

The company's downloading embargo is affecting U.K. users at the very least. Other European countries are affected as well, though it's unclear exactly which ones.

By January 4, 2013

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China's rare earth embargo triggers price hikes

A Chinese embargo on rare earth elements is creating a ripple effect that will lead to price hikes on end products.

By November 8, 2010

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Disney delays DVD releases to rentals, Netflix

The last major studio not to embargo titles has a 28-day delay in place, which means you'll have wait a little longer to rent or stream select titles.

By June 7, 2012

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How U.S. sanctions hurt Iranian Internet activists

In 1997, President Clinton signed an executive order creating an electronic embargo against Iran. It's still in effect today -- and causing headaches and hassles for Internet companies.

By March 21, 2012

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Senators want probe of NetApp, Blue Coat devices' ties to Syria

The two Sunnyvale, Calif.-based companies may have illegally sold Internet-monitoring devices to Syria in violation of a U.S. embargo, three senators suggest in a letter to the Obama administration.

By November 14, 2011

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Blue Coat confirms Syria used its Web filtering devices

Following reports, Blue Coat says Syria was indeed censoring the Web with its filtering devices. But the company adds that it doesn't know how the gadgets ended up in Syria despite a trade embargo.

By October 28, 2011

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The Arab oil embargo we really needed

What's it going to take to force public opinion to dispense with the fiction that cheap oil is only one or two big drilling projects away? Too bad history worked out differently.

By July 25, 2008

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Broken 'Harry Potter' embargo: something stinks

Online book distributor and parent company are now up to their eyeballs in lawsuit, and something is awfully fishy in Hogwarts.

By July 19, 2007