News tagged with crackdown

India bid to censor Internet draws flak

Indian government efforts to block offensive material from the Internet have prompted a storm of online ridicule along with warnings of the risk to India's image as a bastion of free speech.

dateDec 09, 2011 in Internet
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Lawyer blasts tax authorities in Ai Weiwei case

(AP) -- A company lawyer for dissident artist Ai Weiwei said Monday that Chinese tax authorities are hindering efforts to pay a financial guarantee enabling the company to fight a huge tax bill that he says is government ...

dateNov 14, 2011 in Business
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More than 800 arrested in fraud blitz: Taiwan

Taiwan police said Wednesday that a record 827 suspected fraudsters, including nearly 500 Chinese and over 300 Taiwanese nationals, have been arrested in an international crackdown on the crime.

dateSep 28, 2011 in Internet
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