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Apple axes China anti-firewall app Google detects Iran phishing attacks UC graduates hikers in Iran freed  American hikers Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer were released from an Iranian prison into the care of an Omani official 2 UC graduates sentenced to jail in Iran  Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal, both 29, who have been detained in Iran on espionage charges for two years were sentenced to 8 years Cisco accused of tracking Falun Gong Google: China blocking its email services Ghonim thanks Facebook for freedom  The digital crowd listening to Google executive Wael Ghonim continued to swell in the hours after President Mubarak stepped down Missing Google exec to be released  Wael Ghonim, a Google executive who has been missing for more than a week following his purported arrest in Cairo, is to be released Monday 2 grads jailed in Iran appeared in court Concern mounts for missing executive  Wael Ghonim has been named the symbolic spokesman of the youth uprising in Egypt. He disappeared when he joined the initial protests Egyptians' voices turned into tweets UC Graduate Jailed In Iran A Free Woman  In just a few dizzying hours, former UC student Sarah Shourd exchanged a cell in Tehran's Evin Prison for a private jet crossing the Persian Gulf Family Of Jailed Can't Pay Iran $500K Bail Iran To Free Jailed Cal Hiker Sarah Shourd  The mothers of 3 Americans jailed for more than 13 months say they're 'urgently seeking further information' after Tehran said it would release... Google stops censoring search in China
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B. 2015-01-29 Iran says Marin journalist to stand trial soon Marin County
C. 2013-12-07 Palo Alto man returns from detention in North Korea SFO
3. 2013-12-06 North Korea deports elderly Palo Alto man Palo Alto
4. 2013-11-30 US urging North Korea to release detained Palo Alto man Palo Alto
5. 2013-11-30 North Korea says detained Bay Area man apologized Palo Alto
2013-11-21 85-year-old Palo Alto man detained in North Korea Palo Alto
H. 2013-10-03 Apple axes China anti-firewall app Apple
I. 2013-06-12 Google detects Iran phishing attacks Google
J. 2011-09-21 UC graduates hikers in Iran freed UC Berkeley

North Korea deports elderly Palo Alto man  North Korea has deported an elderly U.S. tourist and war veteran detained for more than a month for alleged hostile acts against the country US urging North Korea to release detained Palo Alto man   Caitlin Hayden, spokeswoman for the National Security Council, said the U.S. remains 'deeply concerned about the welfare' of Bae and Newman North Korea says detained Bay Area man apologized  Merrill Newman is reading from what the state news agency says is an apology letter that explains what he did against the north when he fought in the Korean War 85-year-old Palo Alto man detained in North Korea
Iran says Marin journalist to stand trial soon Palo Alto man returns from detention in North Korea


year 2015 Top ^

Jan.29   Marin County


year 2013 Top ^

Dec.7   SFO
  After a month of captivity, Merrill Newman returned to his home, ending a strange and tense journey to the land where he once fought in war
Dec.6   Palo Alto
Nov.30   Palo Alto
  Palo Alto
Nov.21   Palo Alto
  85-year-old Merrill Newman was on his way home to the Bay Area when he was removed from the plane and detained
Oct.3   Apple
Jun.12   Google


year 2011 Top ^

Sep.21   UC Berkeley
Aug.20   UC Berkeley
May.23   Cisco
Mar.20   Google
Feb.11   Facebook
Feb.6   Google
  UC Berkeley
Feb.5   Google
Feb.1   Google


year 2010 Top ^

Sep.14   Berkeley
Sep.13   Berkeley
Sep.9   Berkeley
Mar.22   Google
  Google has stopped censoring its search results in China, ignoring warnings by the country's authorities
Feb.10   Google Google users in Iran report problems Jan.16   Yahoo Yahoo criticised by Alibaba for 'reckless'  Yahoo's partner in China has called the internet giant 'reckless' for supporting Google in its stand-off with Beijing over alleged cyber-att... Jan.13   Google Google does about-face on China policy Jan.12   Google Google to end China censorship  Google may pull out of the country completely after discovering that hackers had tricked human-rights activists into exposing e-mail accounts

year 2009 Top ^

Aug.31   UC Berkeley Families Urge Return Detained Americans
Aug.3   San Francisco 2 Hikers Held In Iran Were SF Journalists  Shane Bauer and Sarah Shourd, freelance journalists and a friend have been detained in Iran after they hiked across an unmarked Iraqi border May.23   Facebook Iran blocks access to Facebook Jan.5   Google China blasts Google in porn crackdown

year 2008 Top ^

Mar.27   SF City Hall Supes Consider Dueling Torch Measures
Mar.17   SF City Hall Tibet Activists Want Torch Run Canceled  A group of protestors in support of a free Tibet were unsuccessful in their efforts to ask Mayor Newsom to cancel the Olympic ceremony in the...   YouTube China Blocks YouTube Over Tibet Videos

year 2007 Top ^

Nov.13   Yahoo Yahoo, Jailed Journalists Settle Lawsuit
Nov.5   Yahoo House committee chair lambasts Yahoo
  Tom Lantos angrily rejected explanation for why Yahoo provided incomplete info to Congress about its role in the arrest of a Chinese journalist
Oct.28   Gap Gap Severs Ties With Child Sweatshop
  A British newspaper found children as young as 10 making clothes in a sweatshop in New Delhi Oct.16   Yahoo Lawmaker: Yahoo knew China's intent
  Rep. Tom Lantos: Yahoo misled Congress regarding information the Internet company gave to Chinese authorities about the journalist Shi Tao Sep.28   San Francisco Burmese Protest At Chinese Consulate Aug.3   Yahoo Congress launches investigation Of Yahoo Apr.19   Yahoo Imprisoned Chinese Dissident Sues Yahoo Apr.10   Google Google Earth maps out Darfur atrocities  U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum has teamed up with Google's mapping service to map out the carnage in the region

year 2006 Top ^

Apr.30   Golden Gate Bridge Silent Vigil for Darfur on east sidewalk
Apr.20   Yahoo Watchdogs take Yahoo to task Apr.13   Google Google defends its China policy Jan.31   SF City Hall Chamber Calls Falun Gong Homophobic  40 members of Chinese spiritual movement gathered to demand a place in the Chinese New Year's Parade Jan.24   Google Google censors itself for China
  Leading internet search company has agreed to censor some of its services to satisfy Beijing's restrictions


year 2005 Top ^

Feb.19   SF Downtown Chinese parade: Falun Gong rejected

year 2003 Top ^

Apr.9   San Francisco Vietnamese movie star arrives in SF



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