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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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Twitter users in Bahrain jailed for allegedly insulting tweets

As the Middle Eastern country is in the midst of a popular uprising, six people are sentenced to a year in prison for allegedly posting offensive tweets about King Hamad.

By May 15, 2013

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Google sees 'alarming' level of government censorship

Web giant says that in the past six months it received more than 1,000 requests from government officials for the removal of content. It complied with more than half of them.

By June 17, 2012

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Kate and Wills maximise engagement with Royal Wedding YouTube stream

The Royal Wedding is going to be streamed live on YouTube. The four-hour stream is one of several trendy Web tools our aristocratic overlords will be employing on the day.

By April 20, 2011

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Queen Elizabeth rechristens her site

A new version of the official site of the British monarchy is full of pomp and history. New to the site are videos from the royal YouTube channel and tips on how to work in a palace.

By February 12, 2009

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Meet the 'Enemies of the Internet' 2012

Reporters Without Borders issues its annual compilation of bad actors--of which there are many--but also notes the positive impact of the Arab Spring.

By March 12, 2012

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Why is Facebook so cryptic about its outage?

It appears that Facebook isn't keen on sharing the details with it constituents regarding what brought the site to its knees on Thursday.

By June 1, 2012

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YouTube's royal wedding watched by 72 million people in 188 countries

Dearly beloved, we are gathered here to watch the royal wedding on YouTube. The video site's live stream of the nob nuptials was watched by 72 million people around the world.

By May 6, 2011

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The royal family's Twitter feed: One is confused

The British monarchy, a fairly tech-literate crowd, decides to embrace Twitter. However, though it claims not be to following anyone, evidence suggests the contrary.

By July 11, 2009

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Saudi blogger freed

"Godfather" of Saudi blogging, who'd been held without charge since mid-December, was warned about his activist bent before the Saudi government arrested him.

By April 26, 2008