Articles about Censorship
On this week's Technolatte podcast, the Australian team looks at the Australian internet filtering scheme, Telstra's latest data breach, and Virgin Mobile's 4G pricing
The Australian government has said it will work with government agencies to ensure Section 313 requests to block websites are "properly targeted".
The Australian Securities and Investment Commission accidentally blocked thousands of websites in seeking to block a fraud-related website, in turn exposing the secret internet filter in operation in Australia.
We may all wail and gnash our teeth, but without the backing of tech firms, we've lost the case.
ISPs are being asked to block Tor in Japan, and so you have to wonder whether anonymous browsing is now tantamount to being a cybercriminal or pirate.
The Chinese government has named Apple among 198 sites required to remove obscene content accessible through its online applications store.
In another example of the Streisand Effect, Wikipedia France's most popular article is an entry about a French military installation — the same entry the country's spy agencies allegedly tried to force a Wikipedia editor into deleting under the guise of it being 'classified' material.
Realities of India are very different from those in the United States. Therefore, it's possible that Internet speeds and regulations here pertaining to freedom on the Web don't suit Google even a decade from now.
Google's executive chairman has urged the Indian government to focus on policies to improve and foster online businesses, rather than on censorship.
U.S. court dismisses a 2011 lawsuit against the Chinese search giant alleging it worked with its government to censor the Web.
Skype, Viber, WhatsApp and similar OTT messenger players reportedly face a ban in the kingdom unless operators can allow authorities to censor them.
Mumbai police have set up a facility to monitor social networks for public sentiment and moods, to detect in advance possible mass gatherings or protests.
The Indian government removes a bureaucrat's outburst that was unintentionally captured and broadcast during a Google+ Hangout.
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.
Dick Costolo says the company is finding it a challenge to convince newcomers the microblogging service can be an "indispensable" tool, but holds out hopes of getting a billion users on board eventually.