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U.S. secretly built "Cuban Twitter" to stir unrest

The U.S. built a communications network designed to undermine the communist government in Cuba, built with secret shell companies and financed through foreign banks.

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The end of Internet freedom: Coming soon to a computer near you

The International Telecommunications Union is convening a conference that would give the group (a part of the United Nations) crippling new powers over the Internet.

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German wind farm delayed over possible danger to porpoises

The 230,000-plus porpoises (and dolphins) in the North and Baltic seas use sound to navigate, locate prey, and find mating partners. Interference with that could, indeed, effectively kill them.

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WikiLeaks spawns OpenLeaks, global whistle-blowing community

The biggest story about WikiLeaks may not be the contents of the documents it is releasing but its upending of secrecy, whistle-blowing and journalism as we know it.

Facebook to open office in Hyderabad, India

Facebook expands to India, surpasses Google as most popular "destination."