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China Cracks Down On Internet Freedom Following Scandals
2012-12-27 10:15:13

Earlier this week, senior members of China’s National People’s Congress began looking into a new bill that would require all Chinese Internet users to list their real name rather than pseudonyms.

Twitter Begins To Withhold Copyright Violating Tweets
2012-11-05 12:02:52

Tweets which contain links to pirated versions of copyrighted material may also be blocked so as not to compromise the “safe harbor” they’ve been given through the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, or DMCA.

Anonymous Plans To Take Down Facebook Today
2012-11-05 12:50:29

For the second year in a row, it’s being said that hacking collective Anonymous will be taking down Facebook, home to many Zynga games today, Guy Fawkes Day.

2012-09-13 23:00:11

Organization deploys OpenDNS Enterprise Insights to five locations for comprehensive Web filtering that meets CIPA compliance without agonizing appliance-management. SAN

GoDaddy Denies They Were Hacked
2012-09-11 14:47:59

Yesterday’s news cycle was filled with complaints about downed servers and websites, not to mention plenty of jokes at Danica Patrick’s expense. A member of the Anonymous hacking collective known on Twitter as @Anonymousown3r took to the microblogging site yesterday to take credit for bringing GoDaddy.com to its knees using a DDoS attack.

GoDaddy Hacked by Anonymous Hacker
2012-09-10 16:29:01

A hacker from the shadowy group Anonymous is claiming to have taken down the domain registry and web hosting company GoDaddy.com today, bringing down thousands of Web sites for small businesses and blogs who were likely not intentional targets.

Social Media Sites Under Siege, India Blocks Access For “Inflammatory” Content
2012-08-22 10:39:45

Twitter and Facebook are among the social media websites that are being urged to remove content that is deemed “inflammatory” by the Indian government, in a move to quell fears of communal violence in India.

Assange To Obama: End The Witch Hunt
2012-08-20 05:43:42

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange used his first public appearance in months to chide President Obama and the United States Government for their “Witch Hunt” against “whistle blowers”.

Ecuador Grants Wikileaks Founder Assange Political Asylum
2012-08-16 12:37:39

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has just been granted political asylum by the country of Ecuador, according to an announcement by the country.


Word of the Day
scriggle
  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
  • To scribble, jot.
The word 'scriggle' is likely an alteration of 'wiggle'.
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