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Saudis imprisoned for allegedly inciting protests via Facebook

Seven men are accused of breaking Saudi Arabia's "Anti-Cyber Crime Law" by taking to the social network to encourage protests and illegal gatherings.

By July 1, 2013

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Twitter user in Brazil gets prison sentence for 'inciting prejudice'

After Brazil's president took office, a law student urged the killing of people in the region of the country who voted for her. Now, a federal judge ruled a prison sentence is in order.

By May 17, 2012

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Twitter becomes forum for anti-Semitic tweets in Spain

Several Jewish groups in Spain file a complaint with prosecutors to investigate a flood of racist tweets posted after Real Madrid lost a basketball game to Israel's Maccabi Tel Aviv team.

By May 20, 2014

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YouTube enrolls 'super flaggers' to watch for offending videos

In an invite-only program, Google's video-sharing site gives roughly 200 people, government agencies, and organizations the power to flag up to 20 videos at a time.

By March 17, 2014

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Russia blocks access to several Web sites critical of Putin

Russian government orders ISPs to cut access to a handful of opposition Web sites, some of which have criticized recent military incursions on the Crimean peninsula.

By March 13, 2014

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Teen suspended for tweet critical of high school sports

The senior class president at a Wichita high school is suspended for suggesting that his school isn't all that at sports. Just that. No cursing. No incitement to violence.

By May 8, 2013

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Twitter, hate speech, and the costs of keeping quiet

commentary Purging mass media of hurtful opinions would deny everyone important knowledge. Simply put, says author Greg Lukianoff, it's far better to know that there are bigots among us than to pretend all is well.

By April 7, 2013

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'No more iSlave:' An activist fights for iPhone workers

Debby Chan, a human rights activist based in Hong Kong, has led the battle to improve conditions for employees of China's giant contract manufacturers

By September 25, 2012

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Twitter joke trial awaits High Court judgement

Stephen Fry and Al Murray were at the High Court today to appeal the Twitter joke trial, but no final verdict was reached.

By June 27, 2012

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U.K. men get 4-year sentences for Facebook riot posts

The two individuals, ages 20 and 22, are sentenced a week after mob violence strikes many parts of Britain.

By August 17, 2011