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Police: Dubai watching Web around clock

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 04/04/2012 @ 5:52 pm In Front Page,World | No Comments

(AP) — A senior Dubai cyber-crimes investigator says authorities are now conducting round-the-clock monitoring of social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter.

The stepped up web watching in the United Arab Emirates comes amid rising crackdowns on alleged political dissent, including recent arrests of activists for Internet postings deemed challenges to the country’s rulers.


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