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Nothing to See Here: Indonesia Bans Vimeo for Violating Anti-Pornography Law

Nothing to See Here: Indonesia Bans Vimeo for Violating Anti-Pornography Law
Indonesia banned the popular video sharing site Vimeo, saying it contains nudity, which officials in the world's most populous Muslim country consider to be pornographic material. Information and Communication Minister Tiffatul Sembiring said that his ministry's found nearly 15,000 videos tagged with words related to nudity and ordered all Indonesia-based Internet service providers to block the New York-based site.
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CT Gov Candidate Deletes Pro-Gun Control Facebook Comments

CT Gov Candidate Deletes Pro-Gun Control Facebook Comments
Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton was caught erasing critical comments from his Facebook account regarding the CT gubernatorial candidate's flip-flop on common sense gun control. Of course, this is the same man who whitewashed his Twitter account when he announced his run for governor.
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Do They Really 'Like' You? Selling Social Media Clicks Becomes Big Business

Do They Really 'Like' You? Selling Social Media Clicks Becomes Big Business
Celebrities, businesses and even the U.S. State Department have bought bogus Facebook likes, Twitter followers or YouTube viewers from offshore "click farms," where workers tap, tap, tap the thumbs up button, view videos or retweet comments to inflate social media numbers. But an Associated Press examination has found a growing global marketplace for fake clicks, which tech companies struggle to police.
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Martha Mendoza
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Lead Pediatrics Doc: If 14-Year-Old Boy Has Internet Connection, 'I Guarantee' He's Looking at Porn

 Lead Pediatrics Doc: If 14-Year-Old Boy Has Internet Connection, 'I Guarantee' He's Looking at Porn
It's been linked with violence, cyberbullying, school woes, obesity, lack of sleep and a host of other problems. It's not a major cause of these troubles, but "many parents are clueless" about the profound impact media exposure can have on their children, said Dr. Victor Strasburger, lead author of the new American Academy of Pediatrics policy.
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Lindsey Tanner
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TheContributor.com Editor-in-Chief Tina Dupuy Discusses Future of Journalism with Sam Seder

TheContributor.com Editor-in-Chief Tina Dupuy Discusses Future of Journalism with Sam Seder
On a special edition of The Majority Report, Editor-in-Chief of TheContributor.com Tina Dupuy joins Sam Seder for a discussion on the new launch and the future of journalism. Also, Nicole Belle of Crooks and Liars talks about her crusade to get Chuck Todd to do his job.
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Thin Blue Line: New Social Media Site Exclusively for Police to Debut in October

Thin Blue Line: New Social Media Site Exclusively for Police to Debut in October
The final stages are near completion for the launch of a law enforcement social media network designed exclusively for the men and women in blue. Created by former NYC police commissioner and LA Police Chief Bill Bratton, BlueLine is being touted as a site where officers can share their expertise, insight and information securely through video, instant messaging, videoconferencing and screen share capabilities.
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Terry Collins
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