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In the most recent issue (4 April to 19 May), read about Egypt's Facebook revolution, a Syrian blogger who got three years in jail for undermining states, or how China, who leads the world in web censorship, relaxed its grip on the Internet and the media after the quake.

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(20 May 2008)

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