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Kremlin finds way to avoid leaks: Typewriters

Russia's inner workings have reportedly been spooked by the rise of WikiLeaks and the Snowden revelations. So the Kremlin has reverted to something less technical, but more secure.

By Jul. 11, 2013


Russian Wikipedia's 'smoking pot' page goes bong-less

After a threat by government censors leads to the removal of almost all references to "smoking devices," it has been deemed safe for public consumption... the page, that is, not the pot.

By Apr. 9, 2013


Obscene tweet on Russian president's Twitter feed

It's not often that a head of state tweets the phrase "stupid sheep getting f***ed in the mouth,", yet these words appear on the Twitter feed of Russian President Dmitri Medvedev.

By Dec. 7, 2011


Russia's Internet blacklist looms in freedom crackdown

The country's move to strengthen its "Internet blacklist" could lead to blockage of porn, drug-related, and "extremist" sites. Would it also threaten political protests?

By Jul. 6, 2012


TV show from WikiLeaks' Julian Assange due April 17

"The World Tomorrow" will air on the RT network, and be released online, this coming Tuesday, says WikiLeaks.

By Apr. 14, 2012


Retelling history, 140 characters at a time

Twitter is known for real-time reporting of events. But now, a number of projects are doing "real-time" reporting of historical events like World War II and the Cuban Missile Crisis.

By Oct. 26, 2012


Hackers targeting human rights, indie media groups

Human rights and independent media groups are increasingly being hit by distributed denial-of-service and hacking attacks, according to a study.

By Dec. 23, 2010


Apple has sprung a leak -- scoops about iPhone 5 right on

An unprecedented number of product features first debuted in gadget blogs rather than at Apple's media event. What happened to the company's once storied secrecy?

By Sep. 12, 2012


Did Apple pay $80 million or $17 million for Lala?

Dramatically different amounts were reported for what Apple paid to acquire the music service. In this tough environment, it's hard to believe Apple would overpay.

By Dec. 8, 2009


Russia Web site owner killed after arrest

Owner of opposition Internet news site in Russia's volatile Ingushetia region shot and killed after being detained by police.

By Aug. 31, 2008