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LinkedIn blocked in China

Feb 25, 2011
Really, China? Blocking the most square and businesslike social networking site in the world? The official social networking site of everyone's dad...
Posted In: China, government, linkedin, policy, privacy, search, social media, world

Facebook adds new relationship statuses

Feb 18, 2011
Soon, Facebookers will be able to designate themselves as "in a civil union" or "in a domestic partnership". This in addition to "married", "single...
Posted In: Facebook, government, Law, social media, Web Culture

Collins, Lieberman, Carper introduce cybersecurity bill without "kill switch".

Feb 18, 2011
This is the bill that everyone was saying had a "kill switch" for the president to shut off the internet. The bill dropped late last night does NOT...
Posted In: carper, collins, government, Law, lieberman, privacy, security

Stuxnet news from Israel and Anonymous

Feb 16, 2011
Israeli daily newspaper Haaretz reports on a video played at a retirement party for General Gabi Ashkenazi. The video boasted of all the general's...
Posted In: anonymous, government, military, security, stuxnet, Web Culture

Clinton announces new Internet freedom policy

Feb 15, 2011
Secretary of State Hilary Clinton will speak at George Washington University today about Internet freedom. The New York Times reports she's...
Posted In: Clinton, government, Law, policy, privacy, security, state department, world

ICE seizes more sites

Feb 14, 2011
18 sites accused of trafficking in counterfeit goods were seized by the office Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Just in time for Valentine's...
Posted In: government, ICE, Law

Wael Ghonim on 60 Minutes

Feb 14, 2011
The Google executive who disappeared in Egypt, was incarcerated by the government, and reemerged as a revolutionary leader gave an interview to...
Posted In: Egypt, Google, government, Law, social media, Web Culture, world

Internet freedom Tuesday

Feb 14, 2011
Secretary of State Clinton will speak tomorrow at George Washington University....
Posted In: Clinton, Egypt, government, Law, security, world

Two net neutrality hearings this week

Feb 14, 2011
The House Judiciary Intellectual Property subcommittee will hold a hearing on Tuesday with witnesses Gigi Sohn of Public Knowledge (pro net...
Posted In: government, Law, net neutrality

National Wireless Initiative

Feb 11, 2011
This was announced by President Obama yesterday in Michigan. It calls for the freeing up of 500mhz of spectrum. That would be procured by way of...
Posted In: 4G, government, Law, Obama, wireless

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