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YouTube enrolls 'super flaggers' to watch for offending videos

In an invite-only program, Google's video-sharing site gives roughly 200 people, government agencies, and organizations the power to flag up to 20 videos at a time.

By March 17, 2014


AT&T apologizes, removes 9/11 tweet that offended many

AT&T says its tweet was meant to pay respects to those affected by the tragedy, but the presence of a smartphone in the image was seen as offensive.

By September 11, 2013


The Toshiba Excite Pro's looks probably won't offend (pictures)

The Toshiba Excite Pro has a functional look that won't exactly turn heads.

7 Images By August 16, 2013


Sex offenders have right to tweet, appeals court says

Indiana law banning sex offenders from social networks restricts "far more speech than necessary" and is unconstitutional, federal appeals court says.

By January 23, 2013


Correction: Sex offenders have right to tweet, appeals court says

The subhead of this story incorrectly identified the state in which this law existed. That state is Indiana.

By January 23, 2013


New York A.G. removes 2,100 sex offenders from online games

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says registered sex offenders have been removed from games from Gaia Online, NCSoft, and THQ, among others.

By December 19, 2012


Techies offended by Silicon Valley reality show

Might it expose, say, vacuousness, venality, or even, perish the concept, truth? It appears the Valley is shuddering.

By July 10, 2012


Louisiana law says sex offenders must state status on Facebook

Law requires sex offenders to list their criminal status, where they were convicted, and a description of their physical characteristics on all their social networks.

By June 21, 2012


Sex offenders battle state courts for Facebook accounts

Several registered sex offenders joined by civil liberties groups are stepping forward to say it's their constitutional right to use social networks.

By May 30, 2012


New York AG seeks to keep sex offenders from online gaming

Apple, Microsoft, Disney, Sony, and others sign onto New York's "Operation: Game Over" initiative to sweep registered sex offenders from online video game platforms.

By April 5, 2012