Articles about Censorship
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.
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Government says it plans to ask the U.S. how it can decrypt data sent over messaging services such as WhatsApp and Viber, and complain about the lack of cooperation from U.S. service providers in aiding its cybercrime investigations.
KwikDesk allows online users to anonymously send messages, which will be removed on a pre-determined date, and are retrieved via hashtag search.
A new law passed this week will see online users who criticize the Vietnamese government face fines of US$4,740, but the new ruling lacks clarity over what comments would constitute a fine rather than imprisonment.
Microsoft appears to have tweaked its Skype application in China to make it tougher to monitor communications delivered over the Internet phone service, according to analysis from GreatFire.org.
Tighter regulations are in the works in an effort to curb remote gambling and stifle crime syndicates' funding, amid growing reach of such activities over social networks and mobile apps.
Remembering JFK: His incredible speech on the responsibility of newspapers to educate and challenge government
He reminds newspapers that they are they only industry to have special legal protection in the Constitution — and they need to use it.
In the midst of the NSA and gleeful surveillance by governments worldwide, does Schmidt's prediction have merit?
Chinese government is beefing up its surveillance capabilities with a new technology to track communications in languages used by China's various ethnic groups.
Google's Eric Schmidt plans to integrate new software into the famous search engine to prevent users from finding child-based pornography and abusive material.
Bill aims to protect cord-cutters and those watching online video from suffering bandwidth limitations imposed by carriers. But the bill has some other elements that may ultimately cause it to fail.
Singapore blocks pro-adultery website, which goes by the slogan "Life is short. Have an affair", because it goes against the country's "family values and public morality".
The Internet Archive in San Francisco is asking for help following a fire that caused serious damage to one of its buildings.
Post-revolution path undertaken by Tunisian Internet Agency demonstrates there will be work for those in the public sector, transitioning from one of censoring to promoting the Internet.