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Australia delays Internet filter to review content

(AP) -- Australia's widely criticized proposal to mandate a filter blocking child pornography and other objectionable Internet content has been delayed at least a year so the government can review what content should be ...

dateJul 09, 2010 in Internet
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China defends Internet 'Great Firewall'

China on Tuesday defended its right to censor the Internet, saying it needed to do so to ensure state security, and cautioned other nations to respect how it polices the world's largest online population.

dateJun 08, 2010 in Internet
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Some blocked websites now accessible in China

(AP) -- Some websites, including ones with pornography, that were previously blocked by China's Internet censors were accessible inside the country Friday, though reasons for the change were unclear.

dateJun 04, 2010 in Internet
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Dalai Lama to tweet with Chinese web users

The Dalai Lama, Tibet's exiled spiritual leader, will hold his first online chat with Chinese web users via Twitter on Friday, despite efforts by Beijing to silence him on the mainland.

dateMay 21, 2010 in Internet
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Thailand censors more websites as protests persist

(AP) -- George Orwell's "1984" had its Big Brother, and Thailand has Ranongrak Suwanchawee. The country's information minister stares down from billboards along Bangkok's expressways, warning that "Bad websites are detrimental ...

dateMay 08, 2010 in Internet
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