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How the Internet killed the Stop Online Piracy Act

A gallery illustrating the movement to stop SOPA, one year after historic protests.

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Should Google censor an anti-Islam video?

Just hours after the U.S. consulate came under attack in Libya, resulting in the death of the U.S. ambassador and three of his colleagues, YouTube blocked access to an anti-Islam video that sparked protests in Egypt and Libya. The video, which was made in America and crudely characterized the Prophet Mohammed, understandably offended many Muslims.

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Outrage as students killed in anti-regime protests in Syria

Syrian troops have killed four students and arrested some 200 after storming an anti-regime protest at Aleppo University, in the north of the country.

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SOPA and PIPA postponed indefinitely after protests

When the entire Internet gets angry, Congress takes notice. Both the House and the Senate on Friday backed away from a pair of controversial anti-piracy bills, tossing them into limbo and throwing doubt on their future viability.

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US anti-piracy bill loses support

Eight US lawmakers withdraw support for anti-piracy legislation being considered in Congress after "blackout" protests on thousands of websites.

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Occupy protests inspires T-shirts, trademark bids

The revolution will be trademarked and put on T-shirts if an increasing number of entrepreneurs succeed in their attempts to profit from the Occupy demonstrations.

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Leading Business Intelligence on the Middle East & North Africa

BAGHDAD, Sep 24, 2011 – A Yemeni cameraman working for Iraq’s state broadcaster died on Saturday after being shot days earlier while covering protests in Sanaa’s Change Square, the channel’s news director told AFP.

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