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10/04/2017
Europe, SPAIN
Pyotr Levashov has been remanded in custody, accused of controlling a major botnet involved in US election hacking
09/04/2017
Europe, HUNGARY
Prime Minister's relationship with once-independent media outlets is another "weapon" in his armoury of control according to journalists
06/04/2017
Europe, GERMANY
Online companies will be liable to fines of up to 50 mn euros for failing to remove hate speech within seven days of being reported
06/04/2017
Africa, SUDAN
South Sudanese journalists presented a petition to President Kiir calling for the release of detained colleagues and reopening closed media houses
04/04/2017
Americas, UNITED STATES
Over half of jobs at US newspapers have disappeared since 2001, with a large portion of the losses offset by employment gains at internet firms
04/04/2017
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Egg icon marking profiles of new Twitter users removed because of "trolls" hiding behind them to launch anonymous online attacks.
03/04/2017
Europe, RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Online "death groups" on popular social media that egg on teenagers to kill themselves are causing panic in Russia after a string of teen suicides.
02/04/2017
Americas, UNITED STATES
"Fake news" defined as "news articles that are intentionally and verifiably false, and could mislead readers." But in fact, people have been spreading "fake news" for centuries in an effort to discredit political opponents, boost flagging circulations and even propel countries into war.

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