News tagged with crackdown

Web marketer stands trial amid China crackdown

The founder of a web marketing company has pleaded guilty to helping delete Internet posts and spreading false information to make money and gain followers, Chinese media reported Friday, using the case to praise a government ...

dateAug 15, 2014 in Internet
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China online marketplace Taobao to ban Bitcoins

China's largest online marketplace, Alibaba Group's Taobao, said Wednesday that it would ban the trading of Bitcoin and other virtual currencies from January 14, after a government crackdown on the units.

dateJan 08, 2014 in Internet
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Iran foreign minister says Facebook page hacked

The Facebook page of Iran's foreign minister was taken over briefly by unidentified hackers who protested against the crackdown on protesters after the disputed 2009 presidential election, media reported Saturday.

dateSep 15, 2013 in Internet
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US-EU fraud crackdown seizes 328 websites

A total of 328 website domains accused of selling counterfeit goods were seized by US and European authorities in the latest crackdown on online fraud, officials said Wednesday.

dateJun 26, 2013 in Internet
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