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Arrest of Google Brazil head stirs debate over Web

(AP)—The arrest of a top Google executive is reviving a debate about Brazilian laws that hold services such as YouTube responsible for the videos posted on them, making the country a hotbed of attempts ...

Sep 28, 2012
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Russia could block YouTube over anti-Islam film

A controversial new Russian media law could be used to block YouTube in the country over postings of the anti-Islam film that has sparked deadly rioting, the communications minister warned Tuesday.

Sep 18, 2012
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China punishes social media, websites on coup talk

(AP) -- China is shuttering more than a dozen websites, penalizing two popular social media sites and detaining six people for circulating rumors of a coup that rattled Beijing in the midst of its worst high-level political ...

Mar 31, 2012
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'Like' Facebook stock? Experts weigh in on IPO

(AP) -- Facebook's much-hyped initial public offering promises to be an exciting spectacle when the social media giant goes public this spring. But should you update your status to "shareholder"?

Feb 02, 2012
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Australia media review eyes Internet

A review of Australia's media on Thursday recommended a major regulatory shakeup which would put Internet giants under the same umbrella as traditional outlets and see ownership laws axed.

Dec 15, 2011
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The future of gaming technology

Microsoft, creator of the Xbox Live -- an online multiplayer video gaming and digital media delivery service -- has announced it would offer mainstream television programming to its subscribers, creating direct ...

Dec 14, 2011
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Facebook in no rush to IPO, enter China

Facebook is in no hurry to go public or to get into China, where it is officially blocked, according to Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of the social networking giant.

Nov 07, 2011
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