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Oh, the things we do in the name of “the global war on terror.” And, not just in the US. Here’s an example from the UK. From The Guardian: A masters student researching terrorist tactics who was arrested and detained for six days after his university informed police about al-Qaida-related material he downloaded has spoken…

As demonstrating and rioting against the heavy-handed Chinese occupation of Tibet increased in intensity this weekend, it’s not surprising that China cracked down using one of its favorite tools: internet censorship. As of sometime Saturday, the Chinese government had already blocked YouTube in response to protest/riot footage on the site, and recent reports indicate that…