Facebook caves to Russian censorship

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Gutenberg
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Facebook caves to Russian censorship

Post by Gutenberg » Tue Dec 23, 2014 2:35 pm

Facebook caves to Russian censorship, blocks page supporting Putin critic

"Facebook has blocked a page calling for a protest in support of a prominent opposition leader in Russia, apparently at the request of Vladimir Putin's government. The page was created on Friday to organize a Moscow demonstration to support Alexei Navalny, an anti-Putin blogger who has been targeted by the Russian regime since 2011, when he spearheaded widespread anti-government protests. "
read more: http://www.theverge.com/2014/12/22/7433 ... ssia-putin

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