News tagged with internet control

Malaysia's Mahathir calls for Internet censorship

Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has called for the Internet to be censored to preserve "public morality", in what the opposition suggested Saturday was an attempt to silence government critics.

dateAug 02, 2014 in Internet
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89 nations sign controversial UN telecom treaty

A controversial new global treaty on telecom regulations was signed on Friday by 89 International Telecommunication Union member states despite US objections to potential regulation of the Internet.

dateDec 14, 2012 in Internet
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UN telecom chief 'surprised' by US-led treaty snub

Envoys from nearly 90 nations signed Friday the first new U.N. telecommunications treaty since the Internet age, but the U.S. and other Western nations refused to join after claiming it endorses greater government ...

dateDec 14, 2012 in Internet
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Researchers discover the 'anternet'

(Phys.org)—On the surface, ants and the Internet don't seem to have much in common. But two Stanford researchers have discovered that a species of harvester ants determine how many foragers to send out ...

dateAug 27, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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Wanted: Censor for Pakistan's Internet

(AP) -- Pakistan is advertising for companies to install an Internet filtering system that could block up to 50 million Web addresses, alarming free speech activists who fear current censorship could become ...

dateMar 08, 2012 in Internet
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Microsoft adds voice search to Xbox Live

Microsoft on Monday began adding voice search to Xbox Live as it continues to transform its videogame consoles into hubs for online entertainment in digital age living rooms.

dateDec 05, 2011 in Software
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