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United States developing anti-censorship Internet systems

WASHINGTON — The US government is financing the development of “shadow” Internet systems to enable dissidents abroad to get around government censors, The New York Times reported on Sunday. The newspaper said the covert effort also includes attempts to create independent cellphone networks inside foreign countries. The operation involves a…

BBC probe casts doubt on Lockerbie evidence

LONDON — A BBC investigation has cast doubt on key evidence in the case against the Libyan convicted of blowing up a US jet over the Scottish town of Lockerbie in 1988, the broadcaster said Wednesday. A tiny fragment of the timer allegedly used to blow up Pan Am flight…