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YouTube’s free speech problem

YouTube users are finding that the site’s policies are ripe for misuse.

On by Rob Price

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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 by Chase Hoffberger

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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 by Chase Hoffberger

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“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 by Curt Hopkins

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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 by Kevin Morris

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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 by Curt Hopkins

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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 by Chase Hoffberger

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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 by Chase Hoffberger

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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 by Chase Hoffberger

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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 by Chase Hoffberger

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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 by Chase Hoffberger

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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 by Kris Holt

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“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 by Chase Hoffberger

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“Innocence of Muslims” director sentenced

The alleged creator of a film that sparked riots will spend a year in jail.

On by Chase Hoffberger

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Thousands protest “Innocence of Muslims” at Google’s London HQ

More than 3,000 people rallied Monday morning to demand that Google remove the infamous anti-Muslim video from YouTube.

On by Chase Hoffberger

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