Tag: censorship

Chinese censors add Microsoft, Yahoo to internet block lists 
By Juha Saarinen | Jul 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Want to quell news of Hong Kong pro-democracy unrest.
 
Turkey cuts off Twitter access ahead of local elections 
By Juha Saarinen | Mar 21, 2014 | Comment Now 
PM under fire over social media.
 
Governments step up Google takedown requests 
By Juha Saarinen | Dec 20, 2013 | Comment Now 
Defamation, privacy and copyright reasons cited.
 
Governments step up efforts to censor Google 
By Juha Saarinen | Dec 20, 2013 | Comment Now 
Defamation, privacy and copyright reasons cited.
 
Internet industry comes out against wholesale filtering 
By Juha Saarinen | Jul 26, 2013 | Comment Now 
Joins debate over British government plan.
 
Google sees spike in govt removal requests 
By Juha Saarinen | Apr 26, 2013 | Comment Now 
Local transportation agency has 119 YouTubes taken down.
 
Tim Berners-Lee calls data retention a 'really, really bad idea' 
By Liz Tay | Jan 29, 2013 | Comment Now 
Web inventor warns against Australian Government proposal.
 
Pirate Party wins right to fight fed election 
By Ry Crozier | Jan 22, 2013 | Comment Now 
Paperwork approved, candidates being chosen.
 
Pirate Party wins right to contest federal election 
By Ry Crozier | Jan 21, 2013 | Comment Now 
Paperwork approved, candidates being chosen.
 
Chinese Government tightens Internet controls 
Dec 31, 2012 | Comment Now 
Grants itself the right to delete and remove material.
 
ITU stalemate could spur national regulation 
By Joseph Menn | Dec 17, 2012 | Comment Now 
Academics warn of inevitable fragmentation of internet controls.
 
Tough talks ahead for US internet protection proposal 
Dec 5, 2012 | Comment Now 
US, Canada fail to win early approval.
 
Industry backs 'workable' filter solution 
By Joshua Gliddon | Nov 9, 2012 | Comment Now 
Updated: Government policy change wins wide approval.
 
Australia's mandatory ISP filtering plan axed 
By Ry Crozier | Nov 9, 2012 | Comment Now 
Telcos to filter child abuse material via INTERPOL block list.
 
Conroy abandons mandatory ISP filtering 
By Ry Crozier | Nov 8, 2012 | Comment Now 
Tells ISPs to filter child abuse material using INTERPOL block list.
 
Twitter starts withdrawing copyrighted tweets 
By Juha Saarinen | Nov 5, 2012 | Comment Now 
Transparency in 140 (c)haracters.
 
Twitter censors neo-Nazis in Germany 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 19, 2012 | Comment Now 
Partial blocking of content.
 
Google resists two thirds of Aussie takedown requests 
By Joshua Gliddon | Oct 18, 2012 | Comment Now 
Removes items over privacy, security concerns.
 
Iran unblocks Gmail after complaints 
Oct 2, 2012 | Comment Now 
Seeks permanent block on YouTube.
 
Iran blocks Google as internal 'net gains pace 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 24, 2012 | Comment Now 
Connects government agencies to domestic service.
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