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New Black business app is on the scene

by Toure Muhammad -Contributing Writer-

Are you looking for Blackowned businesses to buy from in your neighborhood or when traveling across the United States? Well, there’s an app for that.... »

Young Africans putting digital tech to use

by AP | Sep 17, 2015 - 12:01:39 PM

JOHANNESBURG - A solar backpack that powers a lamp at night and a tablet loaded with a school’s curriculum are two ways that innovative young Africans are putting digital technology to use. »

Regulators approve tougher rules for Internet providers

by Anne Flaherty Associated Press | Mar 3, 2015 - 9:32:39 PM

WASHINGTON - Internet activists declared victory over the nation’s big cable companies February 26, after the Federal Communications Commission voted to impose the toughest rules yet on broadband providers like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T to prevent them from creating paid fast lanes and slowing or blocking web traffic. »

WikiLeaks threatens to name NSA-targeted country despite warnings it may lead to deaths

by RT.com | May 21, 2014 - 12:24:05 PM

Despite warnings that doing so “could lead to increased violence” and potentially deaths, anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks says it plans to publish the name of a country targeted by a massive United States surveillance operation. »

Which Tech Companies Help Protect You From Government Data Demands?

by EFF | May 16, 2014 - 4:56:19 PM

Technology companies are privy to our most sensitive information: our conversations, photos, location data, and more. But which companies fight the hardest to protect your privacy from government data requests? »

Twitter, Internet increasingly popular for Blacks

by AP | Jan 15, 2014 - 9:46:02 AM

WASHINGTON - Young, college-educated and higher-income Blacks are just as likely as their White counterparts to use the Internet, and Twitter seems to be a favorite place in cyberspace, according to a new report by the Pew Research Center. »

Social Media & Social Consciousness: 2013 in Review

by Jesse Muhammad -Final Call Social Media- | Dec 24, 2013 - 10:45:43 AM

Social media has become a weapon in the hands of people seeking to spread relevant information, sparking revolutionary action. Others have continued to engage in perpetual “dumbing down” of the public by disseminating the latest gossip and happenings from scandalous television shows. »

YouTube hit with unusual outage

by FinalCall.com News | Nov 18, 2013 - 5:45:02 PM

YouTube, the popular Internet video site which accounts for half of downstream Internet traffic in North America, crashed early Monday evening. »

Twitterific! - @LouisFarrakhan Twitter Army celebrates power of social media

by Ebony Muhammad | Oct 22, 2013 - 11:23:12 PM

TUSKEGEE, Ala. - On October 19, 2013, the Farrakhan Twitter Army, spearheaded by Brother Jesse Muhammad hosted its very first Holy Day Of Atonement 2013 Tweet Up & Appreciation Gathering in the Booker T. Washington High School gymnasium. »

ACLU reveals FBI hacking contractors

by Pratap Chatterjee | Sep 9, 2013 - 8:23:37 AM

BERKELEY, California - James Bimen Associates of Virginia and Harris Corporation of Florida have contracts with the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation to hack into computers and phones of surveillance targets, according to Chris Soghoian, principal technologist at the American Civil Liberties Union’s Speech, Privacy and Technology Project. »

Google censures Press TV's YouTube Channel

by News Service | Aug 9, 2013 - 11:55:22 PM

Press TV has been unable to access its YouTube account since July 25 despite the video sharing site's claim that the alternative TV channel's account has become reactivated. »

U.S. State Department spent $630,000 on Facebook 'likes'

by RT.com | Jul 11, 2013 - 9:15:02 PM

Advertising campaigns for raising the number of Facebook fans cost the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of International Information Programs (IIP) $630,000, according to a report which also suggests the PR game was likely not worth the effort. »

U.S. Dept. of Justice sued for illegal email, phone surveillance

by EFF | Oct 3, 2012 - 4:16:39 PM

Washington, D.C. - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed a legal suite against the Department of Justice (DOJ) August 30, 2012, demanding answers about illegal email and telephone call surveillance at the National Security Agency (NSA). »

Governments asking Google to remove more content

by Michael Liedtke | Jun 22, 2012 - 5:40:22 PM

SAN FRANCISCO - U.S. authorities are leading the charge as governments around the world pepper Google with more demands to remove online content and turn over information about people using its Internet search engine, YouTube video site and other services. »

Social Networking: When the Government Comes Knocking, Who Has Your Back?

by Electronic Frontier Foundation | Jun 19, 2012 - 11:44:24 AM

When you use the Internet, you entrust your thoughts, experiences, locations, and more to companies like Google, Twitter, and Facebook. But what happens when the government asks these companies to hand over your private information? »

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Despite warnings that doing so “could lead to increased violence”...

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Twitter, Internet increasingly popular for Blacks

WASHINGTON - Young, college-educated and higher-income Blacks are just as...

Social Media & Social Consciousness: 2013 in Review

Social media has become a weapon in the hands of...

YouTube hit with unusual outage

YouTube, the popular Internet video site which accounts for half...

Twitterific! - @LouisFarrakhan Twitter Army celebrates power of social media

TUSKEGEE, Ala. - On October 19, 2013, the Farrakhan Twitter...

ACLU reveals FBI hacking contractors

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Google censures Press TV's YouTube Channel

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