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$16M Malaysia email plan sparks big online protest

Thousands of Malaysians mocked a 50 million ringgit ($16 million) plan to offer government-linked email accounts to all adults, saying Wednesday that most Internet users already have free email service. Full story

Russia looks abroad for web laws, including to China

Russia is looking to the experience of other countries, including China, to "regulate" Internet use, though Moscow has no plans to broaden web censorship, a government spokesman said on Saturday. Full story

Facebook prank alleges shutdown 'Feb. 29 to 31'

As February draws to a close, Facebook pranksters are trying to drum up some online havoc by sneaking in a few extra days — and suggesting Facebook would be shut down for maintenance during them. Full story

Most of U.S. Visits Facebook at Least Once a Month

There's no denying that Facebook's presence is huge. In fact, more than half of all Internet users in the U.S. visit the site at least once a month, according to a new report by the research group eMarketer. Full story

China files charges over repostings of protest calls

China filed subversion charges against Internet users who reposted a call for protests as the government cracked down against any Mideast-style democracy movement, activists said. Full story

Lawsuit accuses Google of stealing trade secrets

NEW YORK, Feb 14 (Reuters Legal) - Technology communications company VoIP Inc sued Google Inc. in New York Supreme Court on Monday, accusing the Internet giant of stealing its trade secrets related to online voice technology. Full story

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