Articles about Censorship
Government will reportedly decide whether to build policies to "manage" mobile chat apps such as Viber and WhatsApp due to the pressure they have put on local telco revenues.
The technology crime suppression division plans to monitor chat messages to check for threats to national security, following the spread of rumors online about a military coup ahead of a planned protest.
Government announces new clause starting September 1 blogs and social media profiles of individuals are only allowed to share personal information instead of news reports or other forms of information.
Six Internet players including Baidu and Sina Weibo will monitor claims made on their sites, and highlight rumors via the new site to expose phishing scams and debunk false information.
It is not really surprising that internet filtering plans in the UK would bring the pro-filter people back out in Australia.
Internet subscribers will be asked to choose whether or not to filter adult content by the end of next year.
When it was revealed that Yahoo's Tumblr had removed adult blogs from every kind of search possible, online backlash prompted the company to quickly, quietly restore search indexing to its adult blogs.
Yahoo's Tumblr has hidden 10% of its blogs from search after a content policy change, and has no export feature. Here is how to move from Tumblr to WordPress.
Rather than leave adult content alone Yahoo's Tumblr has eliminated its Erotica category, disabled search engine indexing for adult blogs, and removed adult Tumblrs from all internal search. Users are furious. UPDATED.
Singapore government asks public to trust its track record of not using regulation as a form of online censorship, but shouldn't it also trust news sites to behave responsibly instead of introducing more rules?
US State Department expresses concerns about Singapore's licensing rule and urges the Asian nation to "protect" freedom of expression according to its global "obligations".
Regulator closes news sites for running without permits, conducting interviews in the names of legitimate news agencies and editing false information for blackmail.
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Country telecom regulator says talks with communication platforms have stagnated, and following Viber's block from the country last week, WhatsApp, and Skype are next on the list.
Country's new minister of state for IT and telecommunications threatens to block all of Google's services if the search giant does not remove "blasphemous and objectionable" on its video sharing site.