Articles about Censorship
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.
Google has asked the Australian government to review the power given to agencies to compel ISPs to block websites.
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.
One of few major social networks to remain unblocked in China, LinkedIn launches Simplified Chinese site that it says will offer localized services as well as abide by local laws.
Amid reports that Chinese-language searches are returning pro-state results even in the United States, Microsoft claims no results are doctored but blames the results discrepancy on an "error" in its system.
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt says the firm is intent on developing encryption services to "give people a voice" in strictly censored states.
Chinese government says a malicious attack caused the massive Web outage which affected up to 600 million online users, but observers point the finger at the national censorship system which likely malfunctioned.
Chinese government orders real names to be used for registration before online users can upload videos to local video sites, expanding further controls on the types of content posted online.
Popular TV sketch show, Saturday Night Live, will be heading to Web-enabled screens in China and broadcast exclusively on media streaming site, Sohu Video.
Chinese microbloggers have stronger influence than government-owned microblogs and play a role in setting trending topics online, particularly in emergency situations and on public issues, finds study by Chinese think tank.