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Web 'blackout' in Malaysia to protest law

Malaysian NGOs, well-known bloggers and opposition politicians on Tuesday staged a one-day "Internet blackout" to protest a legal amendment that they say threatens free expression on the Web.

dateAug 14, 2012 in Internet
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Wikipedia, Google protest US antipiracy proposals

(AP) -- January 18 is a date that will live in ignorance, as Wikipedia started a 24-hour blackout of its English-language articles, joining other sites in a protest of pending U.S. legislation aimed at shutting ...

dateJan 18, 2012 in Internet
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Making up: free apps for furious Blackberry users

Trying to make amends for massive outages last week, Research In Motion announced a free premium apps giveaway for millions of its customers who may still feel jolted, and a month of technical support for some.

dateOct 17, 2011 in Software
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How Google removed the muzzle on Twitter in Egypt

(AP) -- Even before his first day on the job at Google, Ujjwal Singh was trying to figure out how to use his passion for the spoken word and the company's technological prowess to help Egyptians bypass government ...

dateFeb 06, 2011 in Internet
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