Articles about Censorship
The Australian government announced that it has embarked on the hunt for a children's e-safety commissioner as it prepares new legislation aimed at enhancing online safety for children and cracking down on online bullying.
Well-known technology firms are joining the campaign which aims to secure the future of net neutrality.
The Australian Securities and Investment Commission has said that the staff members who asked ISPs to block websites were unaware that blocking a single IP address would block thousands of websites.
Amazon and book publisher Hachette have begun a propaganda war against each other. Now, Amazon is reaching out to readers and authors. We interpret Amazon's comment and go behind the bluster.
Malaysian government is assessing the need to ban access to Facebook following incidents of abuse, but critics say any such move is primitive and will face strong opposition. The country has 15 million Facebook accounts.
Under more stringent censorship, WeChat promises to stop "rumors" from spreading on its instant messaging platform.
Country's longest serving head of state, Mahathir Mohamad, says he regrets promising not to censor the web and accuses the internet as playing a major role in undermining public morality.
Australian Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has established an inquiry into the use of the controversial Section 313 of the Telecommunications Act that allows government agencies to have content removed from the internet.
What do academics, theorists and tech professionals believe are the worst-case scenarios and biggest threats to the web in the next 20 years?
Google executives have visited Cuba in order to promote censorship-free Internet access.
The latest Google algorithm doesn't like press release distributors and traffic has plunged.
OAIC's privacy and freedom of information (FOI) functions to be divided among Australian Human Rights Commission, Administrative Appeals Tribunal, Commonwealth Ombudsman, A-G's Department.
The bill, passed by Russia's upper house, will land on Putin's desk. Opponents worry the law will stifle political expression and protest in a region dogged by free speech issues.
Former independent senator for Tasmania Brian Harradine was key to the privatisation of Telstra, and one of the first in Australian parliament to float the idea of a mandatory internet filter.