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Nigeria lifts ban on Twitter after seven months

The Nigerian government has lifted its ban on Twitter, seven months after the West African country’s more than 200 million people were shut out of the social media network. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said that Twitter’s operations could resume on Thursday, according to the director-general of the country’s National Information Technology Development Agency. Kashifu Inuwa […]

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ACTA Rejected By EU Parliament

The EU Parliament voted earlier today against the controversial Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA). The final vote was crystal clear with 478 MEPs opposed against a mere 39 in favour with 165 abstentions. Ireland signed ACTA several months ago, so where does that leave us if it’s not supported at the EU level? Related articles EU […]

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