innocence of muslims
YouTube’s free speech problem
YouTube users are finding that the site's policies are ripe for misuse.
On Jun 8, 2014 by Rob Price
Google had the best response to having to take down ‘Innocence of Muslims’
If the video streaming site’s notice of the takedown is any indication, Google is not happy about this.
On Feb 28, 2014 by Chase Hoffberger
Pakistan may block Google over “blasphemous” YouTube videos
Pakistan officials are considering an all-encompassing ban of Google if it does not remove material the Middle Eastern country deems entirely inappropriate from its search results.
On Jun 11, 2013 by Chase Hoffberger
“Innocence of Muslims” drives record high in Google takedown requests
Between July and December of 2012, Google received 2,285 government takedown requests to remove 24,179 pieces of content.
On Apr 29, 2013 by Curt Hopkins
The future of Reddit
Reddit's success has come from giving the crowd freedom to control Reddit. When that causes problems, the site's admins see only one viable solution: more user freedom.
On Mar 8, 2013 by Kevin Morris
Egypt bans YouTube for the first time
An Egyptian court has ordered the government to block access to YouTube because of the controversial trailer for "The Innocence of Muslims."
On Feb 11, 2013 by Curt Hopkins
Pakistan to lift YouTube ban after adding “filtration mechanism”
The Middle Eastern country's government will lift its nearly four-month-long nationwide ban on YouTube as soon it can effectively create a filter mechanism that will effectively rid Pakistani access to any information its government deems to be inappropriate or disrespectful.
On Jan 9, 2013 by Chase Hoffberger
Pakistan lifts YouTube ban after 3 long months
The Pakistani government plans to unblock access to YouTube within the next 24 hours, according to information detailed on federal interior minister Rehman Malik's Twitter feed.
On Dec 28, 2012 by Chase Hoffberger
YouTube video played no role in Benghazi attacks
An investigation into the Sept. 11 attacks on a U.S. consulate in Libya found that the controversial film "Innocence of Muslims" had no part in inciting the violence.
On Dec 19, 2012 by Chase Hoffberger
The top 10 most influential people on YouTube in 2012
These 10 prominent users changed the conversation and helped push YouTube further into the mainstream eye than ever before.
On Dec 18, 2012 by Chase Hoffberger
Egyptian man gets 3 years for uploading “Innocence of Muslims”
Albert Saber, 27, was convicted of "denigrating religions" and sentenced to three years in prison for his role in uploading and promoting the controversial anti-Muslim film.
On Dec 12, 2012 by Chase Hoffberger
7 sentenced to death over anti-Islam YouTube video
The seven Egyptian Christians were tried in absentia and convicted of insulting Islam and Mohammad in "The Innocence of Muslims."
On Nov 28, 2012 by Kris Holt
“Innocence of Muslims” creator speaks
The controversial director stands by the anti-Islam message of his film, and admits it was originally a generic "sword and sandal" picture.
On Nov 26, 2012 by Chase Hoffberger
“Innocence of Muslims” director sentenced
The alleged creator of a film that sparked riots will spend a year in jail.
On Nov 8, 2012 by Chase Hoffberger