internet censorship

 
Faith Nketsi could have her revenge the legal way
Faith Nketsi could have her revenge the legal way
The streets of social media are unrelenting and dirty. In a world where thumbs can be as weapons of mass online destruction, embarrassing and...
Hashish and Russia's big HTTPS problem
Hashish and Russia's big HTTPS problem
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China launches new cyber attack weapon
China launches new cyber attack weapon
The "Great Cannon" has entered the cyberwar lexicon alongside the "Great Firewall of China" after a new tool for censorship in the nation was named...
Spectre of an online content censor looms
Spectre of an online content censor looms
The Film and Publications Board (FPB) plans to extend its regulatory reach to the digital space and, in a draft policy document, proposes that all...
Online activist, Reddit co-founder Swartz dies in US
Online activist, Reddit co-founder Swartz dies in US
This prompted an outpouring of grief from prominent voices on the intersection of free speech and the web on Saturday. 
Countries deeply divided on internet laws during UN talks
Countries deeply divided on internet laws during UN talks
The talks, which took place on Monday in Dubai, saw Russia and others advocating for more government sway while a US-led bloc warned against rules...
Iran hit by second internet disruption
Iran hit by second internet disruption
Iranians faced a second and more extensive disruption of internet access on Monday, just a week after email and social networking sites were...
Iran chokes online activity to launch 'national internet'
Iran chokes online activity to launch 'national internet'
Access to the internet's most-used sites and tools is being choked in Iran at a politically-charged period, blocking communication channels for...
Indian court tells Google, Facebook to clean up or else
Indian court tells Google, Facebook to clean up or else
An Indian court has threatened to block sites such as Facebook and Google unless they take steps to eliminate "offensive and objectionable"...
China's censors scrub rumours of ex-leader dying
China's censors scrub rumours of ex-leader dying
Rumours that retired Chinese leader Jiang Zemin was dead or dying raced through China's internet on Wednesday, sending censors into overdrive to...
Internet freedom 'is a matter for the UN'
Internet freedom 'is a matter for the UN'
The United Nations should set up a commission to look at the conflicts between privacy and freedom of expression on the internet because the issue...
Pakistan blocks Facebook over Muhammed cartoon
Pakistan blocks Facebook over Muhammed cartoon
Pakistan blocked access to Facebook on Wednesday on a court order over a competition encouraging users to post caricatures of the Prophet Muhammed...

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