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# Blocking

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Ireland defend themselves after Wallabies question 'blocking' tactics
‘We didn’t feel like we did anything that any other team in the world isn’t doing.’
Trump violated US constitution by blocking people on Twitter court says
The ruling comes in response to a lawsuit filed by a group of Twitter users.
Gatland calls on referees to clamp down on the All Blacks' illegal play
The Lions boss has already raised the issue with match officials.
Facebook will be killing off those annoying Candy Crush Saga invites
As well as another feature you probably forgot about.
This is how you can block those annoying Candy Crush invites on Facebook
And anything else that happens to annoy you.
This is how you can block calls on your smartphone
Don’t worry, we won’t judge.
China's state media has blamed Google for Gmail shutdown
An editorial said that Google’s reluctance to ‘be restricted by Chinese law’ caused the shutdown of its popular email service.
Twitter is making it easier for you to report nasty comments
The website is also improving its system for blocking accounts – and this is just the first step.
New CEO of commits to making the site safer for users
Speaking this morning, Doug Leeds specified a number of areas the site will be focusing on improving security in.
Google tries to trademark the word 'Glass' but it's facing problems
The US Patent and Trademark office objected to the company’s bid saying the word glass was a “merely descriptive” term.
EU Court of Justice rules that ISPs can be forced to block copyright-infringing sites
The ruling allows ISPs to decide the best way to combat copyright violations in their respective country.
Block function on Twitter reinstated after outcry from users
The changes meant that if you blocked someone, they could still see all your activity.
Column: Blocking child porn isn’t about censorship. It keeps children safe.
The rights of children must come first – and it’s time to block images of the worst sexual abuse, write Senators Deirdre Clune and Jillian van Turnhout.
Everything you need to know about Ireland's SOPA
Solicitor and chairman of Digital Rights Ireland TJ McIntyre explains exactly what we know about proposed legislation to block website accused of infringing copyright – and what we don’t know.
Zuckerberg is not deliberately "unblockable"
The glitch only happens when too many uses block the same person… Ouch!