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China clamps down on pro-Tibet sites

China clamps down on pro-Tibet sites

As Chinese troops fired on Tibetan protestors there was a sudden banning of Pro-Tibet websites.
Aug 26 2008 8:14AM
China clamps down on video sites

China clamps down on video sites

The Chinese government is to ban video sharing sites such as YouTube unless they are state controlled and display only licensed content..
Jan 7 2008 2:05PM
US clamps down on identity theft

US clamps down on identity theft

A US state-sponsored website has been launched to help combat the country's fastest growing crime of identity theft.
Dec 5 2006 9:38AM
U.K. organization clamps down on software pirates

U.K. organization clamps down on software pirates

Up to 145 of the 150 individuals identified following a recent U.K. court order for illegally sharing software over peer-to-peer (P2P) networks have been targeted in an anti-piracy initiative launched today by the Federation Against Software Theft (FAST).
Mar 30 2006 9:48AM
Industry clamps down on custom trojans

Industry clamps down on custom trojans

A network of websites used by cyber criminals to create and sell custom-designed trojans used for corporate espionage and ID theft has been shut down after a concerted effort by IT security firms.
Mar 9 2006 9:59AM
U.K. clamps down on online child porn

U.K. clamps down on online child porn

The number of web-based child abuse images hosted from U.K. servers has plummeted from 18 percent of all child abuse images found on the internet in 1997 to just 0.4 percent today, according to the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) 2005 Annual Report.
Mar 8 2006 9:34AM
High Court ruling clamps down on U.K. P2P users

High Court ruling clamps down on U.K. P2P users

The U.K. High Court has ordered ten internet service providers to hand over the customer details of 150 individuals accused of illegally sharing software.
Feb 3 2006 10:50AM
Microsoft clamps down on illegal resale

Microsoft clamps down on illegal resale

Microsoft has filed 10 lawsuits against companies for allegedly pirating software and seven court actions against individuals for allegedly selling not-for-resale software to unsuspecting purchasers.
Dec 20 2005 11:42AM
Verizon Wireless clamps down on wireless spam

Verizon Wireless clamps down on wireless spam

US mobile operator Verizon Wireless has filed a lawsuit in New Jersey, seeking an injunction against Passport Holidays of Ormond Beach, Fla., for allegedly violating federal and state laws by sending “tens of thousands” of unsolicited text messages to its customers.
Nov 25 2005 12:49PM
Anti-phishing alliance clamps down on internet fraudsters

Anti-phishing alliance clamps down on internet fraudsters

The Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) today stepped up its efforts to combat internet fraud by promoting technological solutions.
Nov 11 2005 11:19AM
Canyon country clamps down on cell spam

Canyon country clamps down on cell spam

An Arizona court has outlawed text message spam for the first time in the U.S.
Sep 22 2005 11:29AM
Ireland clamps down on premium rate phone fraud

Ireland clamps down on premium rate phone fraud

In a bid to combat the growing problem of premium rate telephone fraud, Ireland's telecoms regulator ComReg has taken the radical step of blocking calls to 13 different countries, including the Cook Islands and Mauritania.
Sep 28 2004 9:31AM
Danish telco clamps down on spam, viruses and malware

Danish telco clamps down on spam, viruses and malware

Danish telecommunications company TDC has successfully completed deployment of a security system at its network edge designed to protect subscribers from spam, viruses and other malicious attacks.
Sep 24 2004 9:45AM
China clamps down on Internet porn

China clamps down on Internet porn

The Chinese government is increasing its crackdown on internet pornography by threatening culprits with life imprisonment.
Sep 9 2004 5:17PM
Germany clamps down on hackers

Germany clamps down on hackers

German authorities are stepping up the hunt for computer hackers.
Mar 22 2004 3:23PM

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