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Unlike the town square, social media sites are privately owned and have rights over content that is posted.
In the absence of reliable and impartial mainstream media, citizen journalism steps in to fill the void.
The Internet acts like a new global commons, but crucial platforms are privately owned and subject to corporate rules.
Technology companies based in the West are producing the tools to censor content in the Arab world.
Dissidents using Facebook and Twitter have been traced and arrested by authoritarian governments.
Jillian C. York
Some wonder if Syria's decision to allow access to facebook and blog sites is just a new way to track activists.
Jillian York
The mainstream media denounces crackdowns on Iranian bloggers, yet ignores attacks on activists in Tunisia.
Jillian York
Commercial and political concerns may have led Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to beat WikiLeaks' Julian Assange.
Internet service providers are cutting access to the whistleblower site, raising broader concerns about online freedom.
Jillian York
The internet has been lauded by Nobel Peace prize-winning Chinese activist Liu Xiaobo as "God's gift to China".
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'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.

 
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