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Tunisian Blogger Resigns From Government Over Internet Censorship

Tunis – A renowned Tunisian blogger who was imprisoned during the country’s Jasmine Revolution announced Tuesday his resignationfrom the country’s interim government, apparently in protest over the resumption of internet censorship. Slim Amadou, 23, minister for sport and youth, announced

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China Blocks LinkedIn, Ramps up Internet Censorship

Source: PC World – By Michael Kan The social networking site LinkedIn has been blocked in China, a move that analysts say is tied to Chinese government efforts to suppress mention of a “Jasmine Revolution” on the Internet. On Friday

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China Acts to Stamp Out Call for ‘Jasmine Revolution’ Likely Inspired by Egyptian Protests

Source: Canadian Press – By Anita Chang   BEIJING, China — Jittery Chinese authorities staged a show of force Sunday to squelch a mysterious online call for a “Jasmine Revolution” apparently modeled after pro-democracy demonstrations sweeping the Middle East. Authorities

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