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Facebook fights U.S. gag order that it says chills free speech

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc is challenging a gag order from a U.S. court that is preventing the company from talking about three government search warrants that it said pose a threat to freedom of speech, according to court documents.

Family firm in Ukraine says it was not responsible for cyber attack

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian company Intellect Service was not responsible for last week's international cyber attack that brought down the computer systems of several major companies, the father and daughter team told Reuters on Monday.

Trump offers to help terminally ill UK infant in tweet

U.S. President Donald Trump offered help to a terminally ill infant an ocean away in a Twitter post on Monday after his parents lost a legal battle to give him experimental therapy in the United States.

China's bloggers, filmmakers feel chill of internet crackdown

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's latest maneuvre in a sweeping crackdown on internet content has sent a chill through a diverse community of filmmakers, bloggers, media and educators who fear their sites could be shut down as Beijing tightens control.

Slovenian comic's parody has Merkel dancing with 'zombie' refugees

LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - A Slovenian comic who has attracted millions of online hits with extravagant musical parodies of such figures as Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump and the pope gives Angela Merkel the same satirical treatment in a clip released on Monday.

British hospital trust failed to protect patient data in Google trial

LONDON (Reuters) - A British hospital trust misused patient data when it shared information with Google for work on a smart phone app to help detect kidney injuries, a British data protection watchdog said on Monday.

Facebook beats privacy lawsuit in U.S. over user tracking

(Reuters) - A U.S. judge has dismissed nationwide litigation accusing Facebook Inc of tracking users' internet activity even after they logged out of the social media website.

China's Tencent to limit play time of top-grossing game for children

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Tencent Holdings, China's biggest gaming and social media firm by revenue, said it will limit play time for some young users of "Honour of Kings", responding to complaints that children were getting addicted to the popular mobile game.

U.S. trade group says no nuclear power plants have been hacked

(Reuters) - No U.S. nuclear power plant has been penetrated in a cyber attack, an industry spokesman said on Saturday, when asked to comment on a U.S. government warning last week about a hacking campaign targeting the sector.

Ukraine points finger at Russian security services in recent cyber attack

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine said on Saturday that Russian security services were involved in a recent cyber attack on the country, with the aim of destroying important data and spreading panic.

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