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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 July 11, 2013

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Is Siri against gay marriage in Russia?

Technically Incorrect: A Russian speaker wonders why Apple's Siri gives him rather negative responses around gay issues.

By April 15, 2015

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Putin: The Internet is a CIA project

The Russian president, currently waging emotional warfare against Western influence, insists the Internet didn't merely begin as a CIA project, it allegedly continues to develop as one.

By April 24, 2014

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Facebook, Gmail, Skype face Russia ban under 'anti-terror' plan

The Russian parliament's latest play could see major Western technology firms banned unless they store data on Russian soil -- a move that would allow authorities to easily snoop on user data.

By April 24, 2014

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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 April 9, 2013

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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 October 26, 2012

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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 September 12, 2012

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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 July 6, 2012

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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 April 14, 2012

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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 December 7, 2011