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Marketplace Tech for Thursday, June 6, 2013

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Tens of thousands of people in Turkey are protesting against the government. Many are calling for the resignation of Turkey's Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan. Meanwhile Erdogan is calling the likes of Facebook the worst menace threatening society. This week 25 people were arrested in Turkey for what police called spreading misinformation on Twitter. Because of this, downloads of software that help obscure the identity and activities of online users are skyrocketing.

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Turkish protesters use software to shield identity

Turkey has now joined the list of countries where questions about government, religion, and yes, social media have made for large scale protests.
Posted In: turkey, social media, protest

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When it comes to pleading the fifth, the digital age is making things complicated.
Posted In: privacy, Tech, constitutional

YouTube karaoke, Tajik-style

Did the government of Tajikistan ban YouTube over an embarrassing karaoke performance?
Posted In: Tech, YouTube