Articles about Censorship
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 government outlaws the first-person shooter game, accusing Electronic Arts of developing content that threatens China's national security and is a form of cultural invasion.
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.
A collection of notable new sex and technology news items. Covers innovation, legal issues, IP, privacy, controversies, business and more.
KwikDesk allows online users to anonymously send messages, which will be removed on a pre-determined date, and are retrieved via hashtag search.