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Home Sec Won't Shut Network Sites Over Riots

The Government will not "seek any additional powers" to close down BlackBerry, Facebook or Twitter messaging networks after the recent riots.

Home Sec Won't Shut Network Sites Over Riots

Date - 26th August 2011
By - Ananova
Executives from the social networks have met the Home Secretary Theresa May after suggestions that the sites should be shut down during such public disturbances to prevent trouble spreading.Over 2,000 suspects have now been arrested over the trouble...
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