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‘Source of all evil’: Top Saudi cleric slams Twitter
In the latest attack against Twitter in Saudi Arabia, the Gulf state's leading cleric criticized Twitter as "the source of all evil and devastation," triggering a social media firestorm.

22.10.2014 09:31

NYPD assaults, arrests busker after confirming he did nothing illegal (VIDEO)
A musician was assaulted and arrested after he wouldn’t stop playing guitar in a New York subway station on Friday morning. The video of the incident went viral, drawing attention to his cause: The police’s unfair treatment of buskers.

21.10.2014 16:19

‘Mission of liberty’: Outgoing GCHQ boss defends mass surveillance
The outgoing director of GCHQ has used his farewell speech to praise the UK surveillance agency’s practices. In the wake of Edward Snowden’s revelations, Sir Iain Lobban called the agency’s work a “mission of liberty, not erosion of it.”

21.10.2014 16:18

No ifs, no butts: UK's £100m e-cigarette industry up in smoke?
British people are becoming less attracted to smoking both tobacco and e-cigarettes, with a majority favoring a total ban on the use of the electronic devices indoors, new data shows.

21.10.2014 15:16

Facebook demands DEA stop using fake profiles in investigations
Facebook has written a letter to the US Drug Enforcement Administration, demanding it stop operating fake profile pages and cease all agency activities on the social network that involve impersonation of others during ongoing DEA investigations.

21.10.2014 07:49

Monica Lewinsky calls herself ‘patient zero’ of cyberbullying, joins Twitter
Former White House intern Monica Lewinsky says she endured years of ridicule over a high-profile affair with the president of the United States, and now wants to protect others from harassment by launching a “cultural revolution” against cyber-bullying.

20.10.2014 17:06

You've been Facebooked! Govt to mine terror suspects’ social media data
Social media outlets Facebook, Twitter and YouTube will be asked by the UK government to automatically hand over information about suspected extremists who use their online services.

20.10.2014 15:34

Crazy knife-wielding clowns terrorize small French town
A small town in Northern France was left in panic after several people were attacked by clown, or clowns unknown. In one of the attacks a student was threatened with a knife. Police have reportedly arrested a man suspected of aggravated violence.

20.10.2014 11:51

​Donald Trump calls Obama ‘psycho’ over Ebola response
Donald Trump is not a fan of US President Barack Obama, and the polarizing businessman is now venting his frustrations with Washington’s handling of the Ebola crisis. Trump went as far as calling the president a “psycho.”

17.10.2014 22:20

Iceland court orders Vodafone to block Pirate Bay
Iceland has ordered two of its major internet providers, including Vodafone, to block access to the Pirate Bay torrent website. This is the first copyright-related ban in the country known for its strong opposition to censorship.

17.10.2014 03:09

We’re going to need a bigger beach: Sharks come ashore during massive feeding frenzy (VIDEO)
In a scene resembling one's worst nightmare, a large group of sharks washed up on a North Carolina beach during a feeding frenzy last Thursday. The Sharknado-esque episode was all caught on video.

16.10.2014 23:28

Parents may be held liable for children’s Facebook posts – court
The parents of two children who posted defamatory comments about a fellow student in a fake Facebook account are heading to court, which will determine whether parents should be liable for their children’s internet activity.

16.10.2014 07:28

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