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Iranians fear new bill will restrict internet even further
Middle East

Iranians fear new bill will restrict internet even further

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — For Ali Hedieloo, a 40-year-old making wooden furniture in Iran’s capital, Instagram is more than just…
France fines Google $268M for unfair online ads treatment
World

France fines Google $268M for unfair online ads treatment

PARIS (AP) — France’s anti-competition watchdog decided Monday to fine Google 220 million euros ($268 million) for abusing its “dominant…
Number of mobile subscribers increase by 38 percent: Telecom Egypt
Egypt

Number of mobile subscribers increase by 38 percent: Telecom Egypt

The number of mobile subscribers in Egypt increased by 38 percent compared to the same period in 2020,  Telecom Egypt…
The unwitting are the target of COVID-19 falsehoods online
World

The unwitting are the target of COVID-19 falsehoods online

Dr. Michelle Rockwell lost a pregnancy in December and shared her heartache with her 30,000 Instagram followers. Weeks later, she…
Egypt’s Presidential Adviser warns against following coronavirus treatments from internet
Egypt

Egypt’s Presidential Adviser warns against following coronavirus treatments from internet

Egypt’s Presidential Adviser for Health and Preventive Affairs Mohamed Awad Tag Eddin warned civilians during a Tuesday phone call on…
UN warns of social media impostor in Egypt
Egypt

UN warns of social media impostor in Egypt

A United Nations press release on Thursday announced that a man who has allegedly been posing as an ambassador at…
Would Canadian citizenship free Saudi blogger Raif Badawi?
Middle East

Would Canadian citizenship free Saudi blogger Raif Badawi?

There is new momentum within Canada toward offering citizenship to the dissident Saudi blogger Raif Badawi, which would in theory grant…
Report: Extremist groups thrive on Facebook despite bans
World

Report: Extremist groups thrive on Facebook despite bans

A new outside report found that Facebook has allowed groups — many tied to QAnon, boogaloo and militia movements —…
Senegal restricts internet as protests escalate
World

Senegal restricts internet as protests escalate

Following the unrest on Thursday, there are mixed reports of restricted internet access in Senegal. Senegalese police clashed with supporters…
‘First day of Ramadan month’ tops online searches
Egypt

‘First day of Ramadan month’ tops online searches

“First day of Ramadan month” for 1442 AH (the year according to the Islamic lunar calendar) has topped search engines…
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