News tagged with content censorship

Official requests up for Web data: Google

Google said Tuesday the number of government requests to hand over data from users or to take down Web content rose in the first six months of 2012, extending a trend of recent years.

dateNov 13, 2012 in Internet
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Facebook in no rush to IPO, enter China

Facebook is in no hurry to go public or to get into China, where it is officially blocked, according to Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of the social networking giant.

dateNov 07, 2011 in Business
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China renews Google's operating licence

China said Wednesday it had renewed Google's licence to operate in the world's largest online market, after the US company last year moved its Chinese search engine overseas in protest over censorship.

dateSep 07, 2011 in Internet
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Turkey 'arrests 32' in raid on hacker group

Turkish police have arrested 32 people suspected of belonging to a cabal of hackers who sabatoged government websites to protest against Internet censorship, the Anatolia news agency reported on Tuesday.

dateJun 14, 2011 in Internet
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Governments worldwide censor Web content: study

Where you live in the world largely determines how freely you can access the internet. The level of cyber censorship in different countries around the world is directly related to how authoritarian the governing regime is, ...

dateDec 01, 2010 in Internet
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Australia defends mandatory Internet filter

Australia Sunday defended its plan to block some Internet content, such as that featuring child sex abuse or advocating terrorism, after a media rights watchdog warned it may hurt free speech.

dateMar 14, 2010 in Internet
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