A talented comic, Hasan Minhaj entertained a sometimes humorless crowd, which groaned at jokes that you may well consider hilarious. “No one wanted to do this,” he kidded, “ so of course it lands in the hands of an immigrant. Don Rickles died so you wouldn’t ask him to do this gig.”
The three families claim Twitter, Google’s YouTube and Facebook “provided the terrorist group ISIS with accounts they use to spread extremist propaganda, raise funds and attract new recruits.”Similar lawsuits in the past have faced an uphill fight because of strong protections in U.S. federal law for the technology industry.
By Cleve R. Wootson Jr., The Charlotte Observer CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A woman has been arrested after allowing her son to participate in the “Fire Challenge,” where participants set themselves ablaze then post videos on YouTube, Facebook, and other social networking sites. Janie Lachelle Talley, 41, of Charlotte, N.C., was charged with contributing to the […]
By Kate Mather, Adolfo Flores and Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Sheriff’s deputies who performed a welfare check on Elliot Rodger less than a month before he killed six people in Isla Vista, Calif., did not view the “disturbing” videos the 22-year-old had posted online, which Rodger said were “merely a way of expressing himself,” […]
Ankara (AFP) — Turkey on Thursday banned video-sharing website YouTube, a week after blocking access to Twitter, after both were used to spread audio recordings implicating the prime minister in corruption, local media reported. Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government informed mobile phone operators and internet service providers of its decision, the Hurriyet newspaper reported […]