News tagged with activists

Company: Chinese cyberattack targets Australia

(AP) -- A company in Australia came under a cyberattack from China that was intense enough to slow traffic on part of the country's second-largest broadband network, company officials said Thursday.

Apr 15, 2010
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Google to restart China talks: report

Google and Chinese officials will resume talks about whether the US firm can deliver unfiltered Internet search results in the world's most populous country, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.

Feb 23, 2010
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Microsoft fixes browser flaw used in Google breach

(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. took the unsual step of issuing an unscheduled fix Thursday for security holes in its Internet Explorer browser that played a role in the recent computer attacks that led Google to threaten to leave ...

Jan 21, 2010
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Internet activists push for greater democracy

(AP) -- The Internet can be a powerful medium for politicians to get their message across but it is also a vital means for civilians to have a say in what politicians do, participants in a political conference say.

Nov 25, 2009
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Residents: Restrict emissions at oil refineries

Residents living near oil refineries and environmental activists are asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to adopt stricter emissions standards to reduce communities' exposure to a cancer-causing chemical.

Aug 05, 2014
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Serbia police probing attack on website

Serbian police said Wednesday they are investigating an attack on an independent website, as the Balkan country's new government sought to dispel allegations that it was trying to curb online and media freedoms.

Jun 04, 2014
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Japan whaling fleet returns from Antarctic

A whaling fleet anchored at a Japanese port Saturday after Tokyo said it would cancel its annual hunt for the first time in more than 25 years to abide by a UN court ruling.

Apr 05, 2014
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Chinese messaging service shuts politics accounts

A popular Chinese instant messaging service has removed at least 40 accounts with content about political, economic and legal issues in a possible sign communist authorities are tightening control over discussion of sensitive ...

Mar 14, 2014
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