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Aug 19, 2018

Silicon Valley idealism at odds with China market

Google worker outrage over the idea of censoring searches to appease Chinese officials highlights the dilemma U.S. tech companies face in accessing the lucrative market. Using technology to make the world better is a well-worn mantra in Silicon Valley, preached so strongly by internet companies ...

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 ...