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Jamal Khashoggi - updated

Updated collection of articles relating to the Jamal Khashoggi case. Read more too @garybunt Read More…

Qatar hacking allegations

Michael Weiss, Daily Beast, Why Did Qatar Try to Hack Syrian Opposition Leaders?, 15 Oct 2018 Read More…

Exploitation online

Reddit issues and the 'morality' of watching death online (implications in the e-jihad zone too)
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E-jihad storage issues

E-jihad storage issues unpacked, discussing Google Drive and Dropbox. Read More…

UAE-based man fined for calling woman 'stupid' ... on WhatsApp

StepFeed, UAE-based man fined for calling woman 'stupid' ... on WhatsApp "A Khaleeji man who called a woman "stupid" in a WhatsApp message is facing major legal trouble in the UAE." Read More…

Anwar Ibrahim on the frontline

Anwar Ibrahim returns to the political frontline in Malaysia. There's a significant social media element to this re-emergence. Read More…

Halal Dating Advice

Halal dating advice on YouTube explained … Read More…

KSA tech investments under scrutiny

Opinion piece: Anand Giridharadas, NYT, Silicon Valley’s Saudi Arabia Problem, 12 Oct 2018 "As Saudi Arabia establishes its new role as one of Silicon Valley’s most prominent investors, the risk grows that its investments will purchase silence. Companies that pride themselves on openness and freedom may find themselves unable to speak ill of one of their largest investors." Read More…

Google Scholar issues

Benefits of Google scholar, and their implications Read More…

M&S Hijab

Online discussions about the sale of hijabs in Marks & Spencer, as represented here on Twitter.



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