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YouTube ordered to take down anti-Muslim film

This screen grab is part of the controversial anti-Muslim film “Innocence of Muslims” that has been posted on YouTube since 2012 and has sparked riots in the Middle East. A US court has asked the video hosting site to take down the film.

SAN FRANCISCO – A US appeals court ordered YouTube on Wednesday to take down an anti-Muslim film that sparked violent riots in parts of the Middle East and death threats to the actors. The decision by a divided three-judge panel of the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco reinstated a lawsuit filed [...]

Posted: February 27th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos,Social Media | Read More »

Malaysian sex bloggers charged with sedition

Alvin Tan facing Malaysian media. The Star-Asia News Network

A Malaysian couple known for a sexually explicit blog were charged Thursday with sedition after they caused outrage by posting a Ramadan greeting on Facebook which showed them eating pork.

Posted: July 18th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Indonesia teens accused of blasphemy over Maroon 5 dance

Five Indonesian teenage girls have been accused of blasphemy and may face jail after making a video in which they mixed Islamic prayer with dancing to a Maroon 5 song, police said Tuesday.

Posted: April 23rd, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

‘Harlem Shake’ rattles Islamists in Tunisia

harlem shake

An electro-dance craze that has gone viral on the Internet is sparking insults and fisticuffs in Tunisia, where secularists and Islamists are battling for the soul of a nation widely viewed as the Arab world’s most progressive.

Posted: February 28th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Man behind anti-Muslim film to appear in court

Mark Basseley Youssef, the man behind a crudely produced anti-Islamic video that has inflamed parts of the Middle East, is escorted by Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies from his home in Cerritos, California in this September 15 screen grab. AP

A California man with many aliases who was behind an anti-Muslim film that sparked violence in the Middle East is expected to be asked by a judge Wednesday whether he violated his probation for a 2010 bank fraud conviction.

Posted: October 10th, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Google to block Jordan links to anti-Islam film

AFP FILE PHOTO

Google has agreed to block all links connecting Internet users in Jordan to an anti-Islam film made in the United States that has stirred outrage across the Muslim world, a Jordanian minister said on Saturday.

Posted: September 22nd, 2012 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Pakistan blocks YouTube over anti-Islam film

APTOPIX Pakistan US Prophet Film

Pakistan blocked access to YouTube on Monday after the video sharing website failed to take down an anti-Islam film that has sparked furious protests across the Muslim world.

Posted: September 18th, 2012 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Saudi goes hi-tech for hajj pilgrimage

The annual hajj pilgrimage that draws millions of Muslim faithful to Mecca has gone hi-tech this year, with the Saudi authorities calling in latest electronic aides to help control the vast crowds.

Posted: November 6th, 2011 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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