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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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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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How Amazon is changing the rules for books and movies

The online retail giant is tapping its huge customer base and vast technical underpinnings to reshape the way books, movies, and television programs are made.

By May 22, 2012

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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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Google: Governments seek more about you than ever

Google is the only big company to report publicly on various government requests for user data and content removal.

By October 25, 2011

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The making of King Ludwig's Neuschwanstein Castle

Road Trip 2011: King Ludwig II bankrupted his state of Bavaria by building this fairytale castle, which was still under construction at the time of his mysterious death at age 41.

By June 14, 2011

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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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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