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March 19, 2011 By David Segatore

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China quietly unblocks IMDb site

The Chinese government has unexpectedly lifted its ban on Internet Movie Database (IMDb), more than three years after blocking the movie information site allegedly for featuring politically sensitive content.

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December 23, 2011 by

Israeli firm sold web spy kit to Iran, report says

An Israeli company sold internet surveillance products to Iran despite a trade ban, a report has suggested.According to Bloomberg, the Israeli security firm Allot sold its NetEnforcer deep packet inspection (DPI) equipment to Iranians via a Danish distributor called RanTek, which repackaged the kit.

November 25, 2011 by

Cybercriminals face internet ban

Cyber-stalkers, fraudsters and other criminals could be banned from accessing the internet, under proposals being considered by the Ministry of Justice and the Home Office.As part of the UK's Cyber Security Strategy, the government may broaden the scope of how it can enforce Serious Crime Prevention Orders to block criminals, sex offenders and others from accessing the internet, it announced on Friday.

August 31, 2010 by

India: Hand over your data Google, Skype

After postponing service ban on BlackBerry, India government now turns focus on search giant, Internet telephony company and other virtual private networks with demands for access to data, AFP reported.

August 13, 2010 by

India govt to block Google, Skype?

Minutes from meeting between government and telcos suggest search giant and Internet telephony company next on list of companies to be blocked in the country following ban on Research In Motion, according to news report.

September 1, 2009 by

Third Circuit upholds online gambling ban

s the 2006 ban on Internet gambling Constitutional? Online gaming interests have argued that the federal law is impermissibly vague and violates an individual's privacy rights when gambling in the privacy of home. But Tuesday, a three-judge panel of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals found the law is constitutional.

January 14, 2009 by

U.K. ISP bans Internet Wayback Machine

Four weeks after banning Wikipedia, Britain's child pornography blacklist has led one ISP to ban the Internet Archive's Wayback Machine, everyone's favorite 85 billion-page time-waster of web history that dates back to 1996.According to multiple customers of Demon Internet, owned by British telecom company Thus, via an article in The Register (UK), the London-based ISP is blocking access to all sites stored in the archive.

December 28, 2007 by

NJ bans sex offenders from the Internet

When politicians can come out against sex offenders in some way, that's always a good thing for the press officer. The latest nice-idea-in-concept-but-how-do-you-enforce-it law comes from New Jersey, which joins Nevada and Florida in barring certain sex offenders from using the Internet, AP reports.

October 30, 2007 by

Congress passes 7-year Net tax ban

The House unanimously passed a seven-year extension of a ban on Internet taxes, in harmony with a bill passed by the Senate last week. The bill goes to President Bush for approval, just two days before the existing tax moratorium is scheduled to expire, Computerworld reports.


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