News tagged with corruption

Brazil: Google fined in Petrobras probe

A Brazilian court says it has fined Google around $200,000 for refusing to intercept emails needed in a corruption investigation at state-run oil company Petrobras.

dateDec 15, 2014 in Internet
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Intermediaries increase corruption

An experimental study in which the Universidad Carlos III took part analyzed the interaction between public officials and citizens and found that the presence of intermediaries significantly increases corruption.

dateMay 27, 2014 in Economics & Business
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Turkish government lifts Twitter ban

Turkey's government lifted its ban on Twitter on Thursday—a day after the country's highest court ruled that the block was a violation of freedom and must be restored.

dateApr 03, 2014 in Internet
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Turkey PM threatens to 'wipe out' Twitter

Turkey's combative prime minister warned on Thursday that he would eradicate Twitter in the wake of damaging allegations of corruption in his inner circle that have spread across social networks in recent ...

dateMar 20, 2014 in Internet
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Social media, self-esteem and suicide

In nations where corruption is rife it seems that citizens these days find an escape from the everyday problems that trickle down to their lives by using online social media more than those elsewhere. Research to be published ...

dateFeb 10, 2014 in Internet
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