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  • 20 years after Tiananmen, China containing dissent online

    The Internet has brought new hope to reformists in China since the country crushed pro-democracy protests in the capital 20 years ago. But as dissidents have gone high-tech, the government in turn has worked to restrict free speech on the Internet, stifling threats to its rule that could grow online.

  • Lieberman: YouTube rules will purge terrorist videos

    YouTube has updated its guidelines for acceptable content to ban videos that incite violence, a move that U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.) said is a direct response to his request last spring that videos sponsored by terrorist organizations like al-Qaeda be removed from the site.

  • China bans Apple for Tibet protest

    Chinese authorities have blocked Apple's iTunes Music Store, apparently because 'more than 40' athletes have listened to protest songs by bands such as Rush and Alanis Morissette.