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Study Finds China Censorship Of Social Media Is Real, Pervasive

A study by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University has concluded that Chinese social media sites are deleting messages with content that might be construed as controversial by the Communist Party – the first conclusive evidence that state censorship extends to social media sites like Sina Weibo, the popular micro blogging Web site that many have likened to a Chinese Twitter.

FCC to Investigate BART Wireless Blackout

The FCC is launching a probe into the August 11, 2011 decision by San Francisco’s Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) to cut-off wireless communication services in their tunnels to disrupt planned protests.

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