Articles about Censorship
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.
What's most worrying for users in the country is that even innocuous comments can get you jail time here
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.
The Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection has defended using its Twitter account to ask a member of the public to remove a post from her personal Facebook page.
As tech companies line up against the Australian government's anti-bullying eSafety commissioner proposal, even supporters of the proposal have said the government shouldn't rush to legislate to remove 'harmful' content from social media.
Set up by the country's state-run news outlets, Chinaso.com officially launches in a market that's already dominated by Baidu and guarded by the infamous Great Firewall.
The Australian government is facing pressure from tech giants Facebook, Google, and Microsoft, as well as telecommunications companies and libertarian groups to drop plans for a cybersafety tsar with the power to remove 'harmful' content from social media.
Twitter changed its popular six-second video sharing app Vine to a strict "no porn" policy and answered our questions about the change.
Three Australian government agencies that have used the Telecommunications Act to force ISPs to block sites have indicated to the government that they intend to use that power again.