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Social-networking sites Twitter, Flickr go dark in China

June 4, 2009

Some of the world's most popular networking services have gone dark in China, apparent victims of government censors in the days leading to a notorious anniversary...

"Authorities make a point of locking down public discussion this time of year — especially tools like Twitter and Flickr that could be used to organize protests," says Danny O'Brien, international outreach coordinator at Electronic Frontier Foundation, a non-profit.

Tuesday, June 2, 2009
USA TODAY
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