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Putin trolls burned across the Internet as Washington debated options

The first email arrived in the inbox of CounterPunch, a left-leaning American news and opinion website, at 3:26 a.m. — the middle of the day in Moscow. “Hello, my name is Alice Donovan and I’m a beginner freelance journalist,” read the Feb. 26, 2016, message. By – Adam Entous, Ellen Nakashima & Greg Jaffe The FBI was tracking Donovan as part of a months-long ...

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China moves to block internet VPNs from 2018

China will completely block access to much of the global internet as part of a sweeping crackdown aimed at suppressing dissent and maintaining the Communist party’s grip on power. Via: Benjamin Haas                  The government has ordered China’s three telecommunications companies to completely block access to virtual private networks, or VPNs, by February 2018, Bloomberg News ...

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Pirate Bay allowed to continue operating by Sweden Court

The case was a result of an EU directive giving rights holders the right to ask for an injunction against service providers whose customers commit infringements The ISP had claimed its “only role is to provide customers with Internet access while facilitating the free-flow of information.” The judgement, which had been in deliberations for a month, agreed. The court refused ...

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