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Turkey tracks down Twitter provokers

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Awash in political controversy, Turkey goes after social media users it believes are spreading propaganda. [Read more]...
Turkey tracks down Twitter provokers

Will Samsung's Anti-iPhone 5 Ad Come Back to Bite Them?

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Shortly after Apple introduced the iPhone 5, Samsung's propaganda PR machine went into high gear mocking the new phone and Apple fans in general. Samsung tried to make it like the iPhone 5 was for an older generation that was simply out of touch with technology. One particular ad mocked...
Will Samsung's Anti-iPhone 5 Ad Come Back to Bite Them?
MacAdvocate CD-ROM is a time capsule of Apple propaganda

CNN Broadcasts Major Cyber War Game Propaganda

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CNN Broadcasts Major Cyber War Game Propaganda
Offline: Ignorance

Krugman: Great News! The WSJ Is Becoming A Murdoch Propaganda Rag

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Paul Krugman of the NYT (and left) enjoys what he's seeing in the cross-town paper: Brad DeLong and Felix Salmon both point to evidence that the Murdoch effect is degrading the Journal’s news coverage. Indeed. Read the rest of this story »See Also:NYT Brass Sound Off About PaywallsNews Corp. 'Couldn't...
Krugman: Great News! The WSJ Is Becoming A Murdoch Propaganda Rag

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?
The future of propaganda: A Q&A with Sean Gourley about big data and the "war of ideas"

APIs launched at Where 2.0: a pocket guide

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Where 2.0 has become a launch-pad for new geo products. As a sign of the times, these announcements focus on APIs rather than the usual feature-increments or partnership propaganda (we geo folk always prefer the Walk over the Talk). Here's a handy reference list in no particular order: Placecast Match...
APIs launched at Where 2.0: a pocket guide

Why is China's state-run media targeting Apple? Five theories

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Consumer protection? Negative marketing? Negotiating ploy? Payback? Squeeze? FORTUNE -- The drumbeat hasn't stopped. Not only has China's Central TV been running regular follow ups to its March 15 expose on Apple's (AAPL) iPhone repair policies, but on Thursday People's Daily -- the Communist Party's official propaganda organ -- attacked the company for...
Why is China's state-run media targeting Apple? Five theories

Will Jurisdictional Fight Slow Down CISPA's Momentum?

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Thanks to a fair bit of propaganda making the rounds, it feels like CISPA -- the cybersecurity bill that seeks to obliterate privacy protections without explaining how that will increase our security -- is on a bit of a fast track towards approval. However a bit of a stumbling block...
Will Jurisdictional Fight Slow Down CISPA's Momentum?

ITU Boss Explains Why He Wants The UN To Start Regulating The Internet

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We've written a few times about why we should be worried about the ITU (a part of the UN) and its attempts to regulate the internet, to which some have responded by arguing that the ITU/UN doesn't really want to regulate the internet. However, the Secretary-General of the ITU, Hamadoun...
ITU Boss Explains Why He Wants The UN To Start Regulating The Internet

Jon Stewart and MEMRI TV: After years of exposing neocon propaganda, Jon Stewart is now reporting it as “news” « American Everyman

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Jon Stewart and MEMRI TV: After years of exposing neocon propaganda, Jon Stewart is now reporting it as “news” « American Everyman
Anonymous hackers take control of North Korean propaganda sites
UN establishes guidelines for the battle against internet terrorism
Amazon's Anti-Leak Propaganda Immediately Leaked to TechCrunch

North Korea cuts Twitter followers to 3 -- but keeps the guy from Texas

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The North Korean government is despotic and cruel — but sometimes it’s just plain strange. Like the time it claimed the late Kim Jong Il (5’3” in heels) shot a 38 under on the golf course. Or, for a more recent example, look at its official Twitter feed. The Hermit...
North Korea cuts Twitter followers to 3 -- but keeps the guy from Texas
Unbelievable: The IDF Has Gamified Its War Blog

Chinese Student Who Carried Bricks To Earn Money To Buy Apple Gadgets Says It Wasn't Worth It

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One reason Apple is losing market share in emerging markets like China and India is that Apple's devices cost a fortune relative to the average incomes in the country. This is why Wall Street is hoping that Apple will release a cheaper version of the iPhone this year--so the company...
Chinese Student Who Carried Bricks To Earn Money To Buy Apple Gadgets Says It Wasn't Worth It

Twitter Just Suspended The Largest Account Of Hacker Group Anonymous

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Twitter has suspended the well-known Anonymous account, @youranonnews. The account had around 750,000 followers at the time of suspension. Gawker's Adrien Chen is predicting that this will cause hell to break loose because the famous group hates online censorship. Chen writes, YourAnonNews typically spews out self-righteous propaganda, dubious information on...
Twitter Just Suspended The Largest Account Of Hacker Group Anonymous

Concern in Vietnam: US calls for the release of detained bloggers as new Web regulation emerges

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The US has called upon Vietnam to release three bloggers that have been arrested on charges of publishing “propaganda against the state”, as concerns grow around increased Internet censorship in the country. Following this week’s arrest of the bloggers, who are accused of “distorting the truth, denigrating the party and...
Concern in Vietnam: US calls for the release of detained bloggers as new Web regulation emerges
Harper's publisher says Google's 'toddler gibberish' is driving us insane

Beijing Strikes Again at Apple

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The Chinese Communist Party's main propaganda outlet assailed Apple's customer service, the latest indication that China might move to check foreign companies' domination of the country's smartphone market....
Beijing Strikes Again at Apple

South Korea Arrests Man For Re-Tweeting Oppressive North Korean Government; Wins Ultimate Irony Award

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I have to admit, there are times when I find South Korea immensely confusing when it comes to technology. They appear to embrace the hell out of the more modern view of the music business. They're heavily invested in their population's internet connectivity. Yet they can also get goofy when...
South Korea Arrests Man For Re-Tweeting Oppressive North Korean Government; Wins Ultimate Irony Award

Muslim activists: Fight extreme materials online with counter messages

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Moderate Muslims and other people concerned with online radicalization efforts need to counter the extremist propaganda young Muslims are getting on the Web with more positive messages, members of the U.S. Islamic community said....
Muslim activists: Fight extreme materials online with counter messages

News Hounds: Day 4 - Fox & Friends War On Texas Education Gets Props For Propaganda

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News Hounds: Day 4 - Fox & Friends War On Texas Education Gets Props For Propaganda

The 16th Century Religious Wars And Today's Copyright Monopoly Wars Have More In Common Than You Think

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Information advantage has always equaled power. The group in society that can control what the other groups know and don’t know will rise to power in every other aspect. Therefore, information technology has always been policed and even militarized to some extent, by any group that obtains the ability to...
The 16th Century Religious Wars And Today's Copyright Monopoly Wars Have More In Common Than You Think

Up Next: Highlight (Or Something) To Crush Craigslist

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Twas just a week ago that the NY Times argued that Craigslist was virtually bulletproof. Not because it’s anything special, but because they cultivate a false image of doing good while simultaneously bullying competitors with their lawyers: So why hasn’t anyone managed to unseat Craigslist, a site that has barely...
Up Next: Highlight (Or Something) To Crush Craigslist

Israel's Gaza Invasion Sparks Fierce Fighting With Hamas On Twitter, YouTube

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As well as the ground war, IDS and Hamas are going at it across social media platforms. Israel's invasion of the Gaza strip yesterday, marked by an announcement on Twitter, has spread to a war of words on social media. Twitter feeds from both the IDF and the Alqassam...
Israel's Gaza Invasion Sparks Fierce Fighting With Hamas On Twitter, YouTube

S Korea activist held over tweet

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Amnesty International demands the release of a man held by South Korean authorities after re-tweeting a North Korean "propaganda" message....
S Korea activist held over tweet
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