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Turkey lifts controversial YouTube ban

Turkey lifted a controversial ban on YouTube on Tuesday, days after the country’s top court ruled that it breached the right to free speech. The media-sharing site was blocked in Turkey on March 27 after it was used to leak alleged audio recordings of top government, military and spy officials…

Psy’s ‘Gangnam Style’ sets YouTube record for 2 billion views

South Korean pop phenomenon Psy galloped into the record books Saturday as his "Gangnam Style" mega hit smashed through the two-billion mark on YouTube. It was a first at YouTube, where "Baby" by Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber in February became……

YouTube will be accessible again in Turkey after top court strikes down pre-election ban

Turkey’s top court ruled on Thursday that a blanket ban on YouTube violated individual rights and freedoms, clearing the way for the popular video-sharing site to come back. YouTube has been banned in Turkey since March 27 after the site was used to spread audio recordings where senior government, military…

Turkey bans YouTube after Syria security talk leaked

Turkey banned video-sharing website YouTube on Thursday, having blocked Twitter a week earlier after both were used to spread audio recordings damaging to the government, local media reported. The move came hours after the release of an audio file on YouTube, purporting to be of a security meeting in which…

Cop harasses photographer, steals his cellphone battery and tries to get YouTube to pull the video

Recording a police officer in public isn't a crime. Well, it isn't anything a cop can cite or arrest you for doing. Instead, a bunch of vague infractions are listed in hopes that something will stick and deter future citizen recordings. Shawn Randall……

‘Goblin’ toppling ex-Boy Scout leaders facing felony charges, 5 years in prison

Two former Boy Scout leaders accused of toppling an ancient rock formation in a Utah state park are now facing felony charges  of five years in prison and $5,000 in fines according to the Salt Lake Tribune. David Hall and Glenn Taylor – who filmed themselves pushing over the ‘goblin’-shaped…

Ukrainians outraged after policeman filmed abusing naked protester in freezing cold weather

A member of Ukraine’s elite Berkut riot police force assaulted and humiliated a naked protester after he was detained in freezing cold temperatures in Kiev, according to a video posted Thursday. The Ukrainian interior ministry swiftly apologised for the horrific incident, which recalled notorious prisoner abuse scandals like that at…

Video shows New Hampshire police brutally beating man after drunken driving arrest

An aspiring rapper said he may sue police in New Hampshire over injuries he received during a 2009 drunken driving arrest. Mike “MJB” Bergeron, of Seabrook, posted surveillance video Monday on YouTube that he said shows police slamming him face-first into a concrete brick wall and dousing him with pepper…

‘New Voyager’ Rouhani follows Obama onto YouTube

A music video has surfaced on YouTube hailing Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in a similar way to a famed 2008 paean to his US counterpart Barack Obama. In the video, which has been retweeted on the Iranian president’s unofficial Twitter account, Rouhani is shown along with traditional musical instruments, banned…

YouTube co-founder: ‘Why the f*ck do I need a Google+ account to comment on a video?’

Few would deny that the former Youtube comment system was in need of a refresh and that it was the most trolled platform this side of Fourchan, however Youtube fans are viewing the decision to tie in its replacement to Google+ as a sign that Google’s “Don’t be evil” mask…

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