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China arrests critic Sun Wenguang during live TV interview

Aug 3, 2018

China arrests critic Sun Wenguang during live TV interview

A vocal critic of China's government has disappeared without a trace after security forces strong-armed their way into his home in the middle of a phone interview with a U.S.-funded television network. Retired academic Sun Wenguang, who is in his mid-80s, was speaking live to ...

Art museums fight Facebook over nudity

/ Jul 29, 2018

Art museums fight Facebook over nudity

For four centuries, the opulent, exuberant nudes of Peter Paul Rubens have been known to shock and delight in sometimes equal measure. Now his baroque paintings are jolting the internet. Belgian museums are uniting in protest against Facebook because they cannot promote Flemish masters, including ...

Vietnam forces Facebook and Google to pick privacy or growth

Jun 28, 2018

Vietnam forces Facebook and Google to pick privacy or growth

Vietnam's new cybersecurity law could force Alphabet Inc.'s Google and Facebook Inc. to choose between access to one of Asia's fastest-growing digital economies and protecting their users' privacy. The law, which goes into effect Jan. 1 after the National Assembly passed it this month, requires ...