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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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NZers Bite Back Over WiFi Censorship Story

Source: GayNZ.com As McDonald’s reviews its ban on access to some gay websites through its free WiFi service, the story is sparking wide-ranging responses, with many people agreeing that sites for community welfare groups such as Rainbow Youth should not be blocked, but

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McDonald’s Wi-Fi Blocks Spark Anger

Source: stuff.co.nz By Kristi Johnston McDonald’s is facing the anger of the gay community after denying access to gay-related websites on a new free Wi-Fi service at its restaurants. The service, installed in branches nationwide in December, saw McDonald’s claim

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