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‘Innocence of Muslims’ video triggers row again; Egypt bans YouTube for 1 month

Egypt has banned YouTube for a month, for refusing to remove “Innocence of Muslims,” a five-month-old US video clip deemed to be inimical to Islam. Google, which owns YouTube has declined to remove the “Innocence of Muslims” video which was uploaded on YouTube five months ago. Instead, access to the video was restricted in those countries where it was illegal ...

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Responding to India’s internet clampdown

By Susan Morgan and David Sullivan WASHINGTON: Last week, the Indian government missed an opportunity to show the world the right way to handle social media in a time of crisis. With rumours about unrest sweeping the subcontinent via social media and SMS and prompting mass population movements, even stalwart free speech advocates saw justification for urgent measures. Unfortunately, instead ...

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