Articles about Censorship
While you were busy freaking out about government surveillance, censorship blossomed at the one corporation that has the most power to fight -- or enable -- suppression of speech: Google.
Google will soon disappear blogs on its Blogger platform that don't conform to its new anti-adult policies.
Net neutrality is one of the most controversial topics affecting millions of users and businesses. Find out what it's all about in this interview with Net Neutrality expert, Keao Caindec of 365 Data Centers.
The Chinese government is rebuilding the country's legendary Internet filter to make access to social media websites and VPNs far more difficult.
Responding to recent move to block virtual private network services in the world's most populated country, a Chinese official said on Tuesday that it will uphold scrutiny in order to keep pace with the rapid development of the internet.
A Chinese official has said that Apple CEO Tim Cook agreed to have Apple products inspected by Chinese network experts to ensure information safety and national security.
Great Britain just isn't that great anymore. An astounding erosion of my home country's fundamental civil liberties and freedoms has made it difficult to envision one day returning home.
Britain's domestic spy agency wants more powers to spy, as the London mayor expresses how he is "not particularly bothered" by civil liberties after the Paris terror attacks.
Details of the rogue state's homebrew operating system show how the country's Internet may have been taken down by a simple cyberattack hitting one "mothership" server.
The digital policy group representing giants such as Google, Yahoo7, Facebook, and eBay in Australia have slammed the Australian government's use of the Telecommunications Act to compel ISPs to block websites.
The Indian government's internet block on 32 websites, affecting nearly 300 million citizens, has now been lifted on Pastebin but India still blocks 27 other sites, including Internet Archive.
The chip-making giant turns off all ways of contribution to its Russian developer forums in response to a controversial law that stifles free speech.
Global Times, the outspoken government-backed newspaper, said in an editorial that internet users should accept the blocking of services in the country as there must be some new development or major concerns on safety issues.
Thai authorities have instructed the country's internet service providers to monitor and remove online content, without the need to obtain prior approval, that are offensive to the government and royal family.
Google's e-mail service apparently is no longer accessible in China and fingers are pointing to the country's Great Firewall filtering system as the reason for the outage.
A look back at some of the successes and victories, the bad times and controversies, and the downright ugly failures by Twitter and by its users, during 2012.
ZDNet.com.au visited the first Exit International-sponsored "hacking masterclass", where the euthanasia advocacy group was to show how to use proxy servers and virtual networks so users could bypass the filter and find information on "safe suicide".
The national day of action to protest the government's internet filter took place last weekend, although only some passionate anti-filter people turned up to the event held in Sydney.
Protesters came together in every major city around the country on Saturday to demonstrate against the Labor Governments' proposed internet filtering scheme. We went to the Sydney protest and spoke to some of the protesters.
Products and prototypes designed to provide disaster victims with the essentials for survival.
Shenzhen Municipal Bureau of Public Security created two anime-style cartoon Internet police mascots "to intimidate."
There are plenty of high-tech devices to be added to a good disaster survival kit.