Censorship

Despite certain widely shared ideals -- that Internet access is a basic human right and that freedom of expression should be guaranteed on the Internet -- there will always be interests -- nations, corporations and others -- who seek to censor, block the sharing of information, hinder innovation, and control how Internet users get online.

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India to seek US help in monitoring Web chats

India to seek US help in monitoring Web chats

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.

published December 3, 2013 by

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Vietnam to fine online critics of government

Vietnam to fine online critics of government

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.

published November 28, 2013 by

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