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Facebook grapples with pages exploiting Newtown victims

Authorities ask the social network to take down intimidating posts and fraudulent tribute pages surrounding the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.

By February 25, 2013

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Hackers target Westboro Baptist Church after Newtown threat

After church leaders announce plans to protest at site of school massacre, Anonymous posts the personal information for dozens of members of the extremist group, including names, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers.

By December 16, 2012

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Doctor Who pop-up shop landing in Sydney

A pop-up shop specialising in Doctor Who merchandise will be opening its doors in Newtown, Sydney.

By April 30, 2013

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NRA's Facebook page shuttered, Twitter activity halted

It looks like the National Rifle Association is backing away from social media as the U.S. grapples with the Newtown school massacre and gun control.

By December 17, 2012

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Can Silicon Valley innovate its way to a gun violence solution?

Following the tragedy in Newtown, a group of entrepreneurs led by Ron Conway resolved to use technology to help stem gun violence. Their debut effort is an incentive challenge to create smarter, safer firearms.

By December 12, 2013

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'Day of the Doctor' coming to Australian cinemas

Several Australian cinemas will be screening the 50th anniversary special of Doctor Who in 3D on the day it launches around the globe.

By October 14, 2013

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Twitter temporarily turns out the lights on Anonymous account

After the hacker group allegedly posted a photo of an individual's private information, its Twitter account goes dark and then is later restored.

By December 19, 2012

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Anonymous: 'Expect us 2013'

The hacking group issues a statement boasting of its cyberattacks against the U.S., Syrian, and Israeli governments in 2012, while warning people to continue to expect this type of activity.

By January 1, 2013

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Official Doctor Who web store launches down under

The Doctor Who pop-up shop in Newtown, Sydney, has closed its blue doors — but Aussie Whovians can now get their merch fix online.

By June 6, 2013

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EA drops gun maker partnerships

EA has said that it will stop paying licensing rights to gun makers, but will continue to use real gun models for its games.

By May 8, 2013