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# blocked - Monday 11 January, 2021

Facebook exec says there are 'no plans' to end Trump ban
# Blocked
# Blocked

Facebook exec says there are 'no plans' to end Trump ban

Jan 11th 2021, 11:00 PM 13,066 Views 36 Comments

Facebook’s chief operating officer said the ban is “indefinite”.

# blocked - Thursday 7 January, 2021

Trump's Facebook and Instagram accounts blocked 'indefinitely' following Capitol riots
# Blocked
# Blocked

Trump's Facebook and Instagram accounts blocked 'indefinitely' following Capitol riots

Jan 7th 2021, 4:08 PM 32,204 Views 43 Comments

Zuckerberg announced the move this afternoon.

# blocked - Monday 10 February, 2020

Gardaí and internet providers team up to block new domains hosting child abuse images
# Blocked
# Blocked

Gardaí and internet providers team up to block new domains hosting child abuse images

Feb 10th 2020, 5:46 PM 10,222 Views 7 Comments

Internet service providers will be given the domain names which will be blocked to Irish users.

# blocked - Friday 13 December, 2019

Roads reopen and delays expected as housing protest finishes in the centre of Dublin
# Protests
# Protests

Roads reopen and delays expected as housing protest finishes in the centre of Dublin

Updated Dec 13th 2019, 6:23 PM 48,039 Views 25 Comments

Last Friday, protesters also blocked off Aungier Street in a housing protest.

# blocked - Friday 15 November, 2019

Twitter specifies how it will ban political ads but it will allow campaigns on 'social causes'
# Blocked
# Blocked

Twitter specifies how it will ban political ads but it will allow campaigns on 'social causes'

Nov 15th 2019, 9:30 PM 4,760 Views 9 Comments

The social media giant shared details of its poltical ad ban.

# blocked - Monday 14 October, 2019

Farmers block industry representatives from entering first taskforce meeting
# MEAT INDUSTRIES IRELAND
# MEAT INDUSTRIES IRELAND

Farmers block industry representatives from entering first taskforce meeting

Updated Oct 14th 2019, 1:32 PM 16,605 Views 26 Comments

A newly established beef task force was due to meet this morning to examine the future of the beef industry in Ireland.

# blocked - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

US Senate fails to block sale of $8.1 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia
# Veto
# Veto

US Senate fails to block sale of $8.1 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia

Jul 30th 2019, 7:35 AM 16,520 Views 24 Comments

Trump issued a trio of veteos to attempt to push through the sale.

# blocked - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Dublin City Council launches High Court challenge after it was refused planning for two new bridges
# Blocked
# Blocked

Dublin City Council launches High Court challenge after it was refused planning for two new bridges

Jan 8th 2019, 10:37 PM 27,924 Views 47 Comments

The council says the board’s decision means the costs of building the bridges will increase by between €25m and €42 million.

# blocked - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Northern Ireland block Kyle Lafferty from playing for Rangers on Sunday following international no-show
# Blocked
From The42
# Blocked

Northern Ireland block Kyle Lafferty from playing for Rangers on Sunday following international no-show

Oct 17th 2018, 2:03 PM 11,199 Views 8 Comments

The Fermanagh-born striker ruled himself out of Northern Ireland’s Nations League games this week.

# blocked - Monday 18 June, 2018

MP who blocked upskirting ban targeted by protesters as Britain presses ahead with new law
# Upskirting
# Upskirting

MP who blocked upskirting ban targeted by protesters as Britain presses ahead with new law

Jun 18th 2018, 6:25 PM 24,335 Views 34 Comments

Christopher Chope blocked the passage of the bill on Friday.

# blocked - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Trump violated US constitution by blocking people on Twitter court says
# Block Rockin Tweets
# Block Rockin Tweets

Trump violated US constitution by blocking people on Twitter court says

May 23rd 2018, 8:48 PM 18,666 Views 59 Comments

The ruling comes in response to a lawsuit filed by a group of Twitter users.

# blocked - Monday 15 January, 2018

Movie giants get orders blocking streaming websites from internet providers
# Blocked
# Blocked

Movie giants get orders blocking streaming websites from internet providers

Jan 15th 2018, 8:20 PM 40,460 Views 78 Comments

None of the ISP’s opposed the application.

# blocked - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Gale force winds broke a yacht free and pushed it into a busy Shannon estuary shipping lane
# Get In Lane
# Get In Lane

Gale force winds broke a yacht free and pushed it into a busy Shannon estuary shipping lane

Sep 23rd 2017, 1:39 PM 21,508 Views 10 Comments

The yacht was retrieved by a RNLI lifeboat crew.

# blocked - Friday 1 September, 2017

Plans to allow mining in the Amazon rainforest have been halted
# Renca Reserve
# Renca Reserve

Plans to allow mining in the Amazon rainforest have been halted

Sep 1st 2017, 11:38 AM 7,862 Views 15 Comments

Brazilian President Michel Temer had signed a decree to allow the reserve to be opened up for private use.

# blocked - Friday 11 August, 2017

US politicians are being accused of violating free speech - by blocking people on social media
# Blockbusters
# Blockbusters

US politicians are being accused of violating free speech - by blocking people on social media

Aug 11th 2017, 12:37 PM 7,973 Views 41 Comments

Politicians at all levels increasingly embrace social media to discuss government business.

# blocked - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Delays on M50 as jackknifed truck blocks slip road
# Heavy Traffic
# Heavy Traffic

Delays on M50 as jackknifed truck blocks slip road

Apr 19th 2017, 5:32 PM 59,466 Views 21 Comments

Emergency services are at the scene.

# blocked - Monday 3 April, 2017

Three popular illegal streaming sites have been blocked by Irish courts
# Internet Piracy
# Internet Piracy

Three popular illegal streaming sites have been blocked by Irish courts

Apr 3rd 2017, 8:34 PM 83,764 Views 75 Comments

Irish internet providers will now have to block Movie4k.to, primewire.ag and onwatchseries.to

# blocked - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Refugee targeted by trolls over selfie with Angela Merkel loses his case against Facebook
# Blocked
# Blocked

Refugee targeted by trolls over selfie with Angela Merkel loses his case against Facebook

Mar 7th 2017, 9:37 PM 15,793 Views 8 Comments

Posts have falsely linked the teenager with people who tried to set fire to a homeless man in Berlin last Christmas.

# blocked - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Stephen Donnelly briefly blocked on Twitter by Social Democrats
# Soc It To Dem
# Soc It To Dem

Stephen Donnelly briefly blocked on Twitter by Social Democrats

Nov 29th 2016, 9:28 PM 13,518 Views 21 Comments

His former party said it was a mistake and they are “looking into what happened”.

# blocked - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Repeal the Eighth Bill blocked in the Dáil after government deal
# Abortion
# Abortion

Repeal the Eighth Bill blocked in the Dáil after government deal

Oct 27th 2016, 2:26 PM 15,882 Views 84 Comments

Fine Gael, the Independent Alliance and independents in government took a unified approach to the issue.

# blocked - Friday 8 April, 2016

US politicians want unbreakable encryption on your smartphone to be illegal
# Blocked
# Blocked

US politicians want unbreakable encryption on your smartphone to be illegal

Apr 8th 2016, 9:45 PM 4,922 Views 35 Comments

Apple said it wasn’t able to break into the iPhone of one of the San Bernado

# blocked - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

WhatsApp has been accused of blocking links to this rival app
# Blocked
# Blocked

WhatsApp has been accused of blocking links to this rival app

Dec 1st 2015, 10:18 AM 12,598 Views 10 Comments

Some users have seen links to Telegram blocked on the Android version of WhatsApp.

# blocked - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Taulupe Faletau's move to Bath is off after Warren Gatland blocks his transfer
# Blocked
From The42
# Blocked

Taulupe Faletau's move to Bath is off after Warren Gatland blocks his transfer

Oct 27th 2015, 5:09 PM 12,876 Views 14 Comments

Faletau will now likely leave the Dragons at the end of the season.

# blocked - Sunday 16 August, 2015

The IAAF accused of blocking report that shows widespread doping
# One Third
# One Third

The IAAF accused of blocking report that shows widespread doping

Aug 16th 2015, 8:46 AM 9,625 Views 11 Comments

This follows new research by a German university.

# blocked - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Gerry Adams and Mary Lou have blocked Maíria Cahill on Twitter
# Denied
# Denied

Gerry Adams and Mary Lou have blocked Maíria Cahill on Twitter

Jun 9th 2015, 5:08 PM 17,990 Views 93 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader said it was his own business who he permitted on his Twitter account.

# blocked - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Halawa sisters say they've been blocked by Charlie Flanagan on Twitter
# Blocked
# Blocked

Halawa sisters say they've been blocked by Charlie Flanagan on Twitter

Jun 4th 2015, 11:43 AM 22,360 Views 203 Comments

Somaia Halawa, who runs the ‘Free Ibrahim Halawa’ Twitter account, claims that Flanagan blocked the account after a Twitter storm organised ahead of her brother’s last postponed trial.

# blocked - Saturday 25 April, 2015

14 of the greatest ever responses to wrong number texts
# Blocked
From The Daily Edge
# Blocked

14 of the greatest ever responses to wrong number texts

Apr 25th 2015, 9:30 AM 15,421 Views 4 Comments

Sup girl I like things spicy.

# blocked - Saturday 31 January, 2015

The government is looking in to blocking mobile phone signals in prisons
# Prison Cell-Phone
# Prison Cell-Phone

The government is looking in to blocking mobile phone signals in prisons

Jan 31st 2015, 1:24 PM 12,571 Views 96 Comments

That’s after 728 were confiscated last year.

# blocked - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Twitter is making it easier for you to report nasty comments
# Blocked
# Blocked

Twitter is making it easier for you to report nasty comments

Dec 3rd 2014, 2:00 PM 7,932 Views 22 Comments

The website is also improving its system for blocking accounts – and this is just the first step.

# blocked - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Poll: Do you think community service should be given for less serious crimes?
# Crime And Punishment
# Crime And Punishment

Poll: Do you think community service should be given for less serious crimes?

Aug 24th 2014, 9:32 AM 12,698 Views 54 Comments

Rather than blocking up the prisons with less serious offenders would community service be a more viable option?

# blocked - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Greyhound trucks 'blocked' by protesters as court date looms
# Dispute
# Dispute

Greyhound trucks 'blocked' by protesters as court date looms

Aug 12th 2014, 9:55 AM 7,129 Views 78 Comments

The move comes ahead of the company returning to court on Thursday over an injunction.

# blocked - Friday 1 August, 2014

Greyhound truck stopped in Dublin park during peaceful protest
# Dispute
# Dispute

Greyhound truck stopped in Dublin park during peaceful protest

Aug 1st 2014, 12:36 PM 14,124 Views 63 Comments

The incident happened at Cromcastle Avenue in the city.

# blocked - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Gardaí at the scene of water meter protest in Portlaoise
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Gardaí at the scene of water meter protest in Portlaoise

Jun 5th 2014, 12:24 PM 14,765 Views 76 Comments

Gardaí are at the scene but no arrests have been made.

# blocked - Friday 13 December, 2013

Block function on Twitter reinstated after outcry from users
# Restore The Block
From The Daily Edge
# Restore The Block

Block function on Twitter reinstated after outcry from users

Dec 13th 2013, 8:11 AM 7,897 Views 11 Comments

The changes meant that if you blocked someone, they could still see all your activity.

# blocked - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

French court orders Google to block search results of ex-F1 boss Max Mosley's orgy
# Blocked
# Blocked

French court orders Google to block search results of ex-F1 boss Max Mosley's orgy

Nov 6th 2013, 6:29 PM 14,934 Views 32 Comments

Google had opposed the landmark ruling as they say such filters are clumsy and impinge internet freedom by also filtering related content.

# blocked - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

EU blocks Aer Lingus takeover, Ryanair says it will appeal
# Denied
# Denied

EU blocks Aer Lingus takeover, Ryanair says it will appeal

Feb 27th 2013, 12:10 PM 8,501 Views 67 Comments

The European Commission has now officially confirmed a decision that had been expected. Ryanair said immediately it will appeal the rejection of its third bid for Aer Lingus.

# blocked - Monday 18 February, 2013

The burning question*: Do you answer calls from blocked numbers?
# Dilemma
From The Daily Edge
# Dilemma

The burning question*: Do you answer calls from blocked numbers?

Feb 18th 2013, 2:00 PM 57,418 Views 69 Comments

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# blocked - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Russia briefly bans YouTube 'by mistake'
# Oops
# Oops

Russia briefly bans YouTube 'by mistake'

Nov 21st 2012, 3:03 PM 5,211 Views 6 Comments

YouTube briefly appeared on the list of banned addresses today – but officials in Russia blamed a technical error.

# blocked - Saturday 13 August, 2011

San Francisco transport officials block phone signals to hinder protest
# San Francisco
# San Francisco

San Francisco transport officials block phone signals to hinder protest

Aug 13th 2011, 12:46 PM 499 Views 8 Comments

Mobile phone service in San Francisco’s downtown subway stations was shut off to prevent a repeat of a protest in July which ended in arrests. The protest was sparked when police shot a man.

# blocked - Sunday 3 July, 2011

Belarus blocks Twitter and Facebook in bid to prevent protests
# Blocked
# Blocked

Belarus blocks Twitter and Facebook in bid to prevent protests

Jul 3rd 2011, 4:13 PM 1,436 Views 7 Comments

In photos: Social networking sites blocked as Belarus celebrates its independence with military parade through the capital.