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July 24, 2014 by

Brandis proposes website blocking and piracy crackdown

A leaked discussion paper from the Australian Attorney-General's Department reveals proposals to implement new legislation to undo the High Court's judgement in the 2012 iiNet copyright infringement case against Hollywood film studios, and force ISPs to block websites containing copyright infringing material.

April 20, 2012 by

Facebook tweaks terms over censorship fears

Facebook has scrapped a change to its terms that users complained could be used as an excuse for censorship, and reopened the consultation into the other changes to those terms.Facebook has reopened a consultation on proposed changes to its Statement of Rights and Responsibilities.

January 21, 2011 by

Google, content farms and one slippery slope

How will Google's algorithm determine shallow and low quality content? We could quickly get into an algorithm as censor pickle. Are you willing to ride that slippery slope for better search results. Google is ready. I'm not so sure I am though.

August 29, 2007 by

A blog into Schwartz's mind

Sun Microsystems CEO Jonathan Schwartz practices minimal censorship when he blogs, but avoids slamming competitors because they may end up as partners.

August 2, 2007 by

Google: The search is never over

There is still much to improve in search, notes Google CIO Douglas Merrill, who says the company's role is not to censor information but to be "a picture of the Internet".

November 21, 2005 by

Net goes beyond U.S. domain

It's time for the U.S. government to wake up to a new cyber reality--one that is inherently global and depends on an international audience to continue functioning.


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