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Jan 29, 2018
Iran's 'halal net' is a net neutrality supporter’s nightmare; resembles China's 'Great Firewall'The idea of Iran setting up its own “halal,” or “permissible,” internet first came in 2011 in the wake of the 2009 protests.
Jan 15, 2018
China urges hotel companies to review their websites and apps to fix China's territorial presenceThe move expands the Chinese government’s efforts of recent days to police how foreign businesses refer to parts of China
Dec 25, 2017
China has shut down 13,000 websites since 2015, says Xinhua; Google, Facebook, Twitter and NYT among those blockedChina has shut down or revoked the licenses of 13,000 websites since 2015 for violating the country's internet rules, state media reported
Dec 03, 2017
Apple's Tim Cook says that 1.8 million developers using its platform have earned $17 billion from the App Store in ChinaTim Cook shared the data on Sunday during a speech at China’s top public cyber policy forum, organised by the Cybersecurity Administration of China (CAC).
Nov 20, 2017
Human Rights Watch urges China to stop building the 'Police Cloud' data policing platformThe "Police Cloud" was designed to track and predict the activities of activists, dissidents and ethnic minorities.
Nov 09, 2017
Donald Trump to use Twitter in China despite the Great FirewallTrump could also use an alternative temporary phone as another way to avoid the risk of compromising his smartphone in a country which is often accused of hacking.
Oct 27, 2017
SC directs Doordarshan to make prime-time show highlighting perils of Blue Whale ChallengeDoordarshan has been directed by the Supreme Court to produce a 10-minute show on the perils of virtual dare games like Blue Whale Challenge within a week
Oct 24, 2017
Local Chinese court uses targeted ads on WeChat to shame debtors: ReportIt said the court in Wenzhou’s Ouhai district had released the names and photos of 20 local defaulters owing a total of 10.7 million yuan ($1.61 million)
Oct 13, 2017
Blue Whale Challenge: Supreme Court tells Centre to set up expert panel to firewall gameThe Supreme Court on Friday sought the government's response on a plea seeking to firewall virtual games like Blue Whale which has allegedly led to several suicides.
Sep 16, 2017
WeChat will now disclose user information to the Chinese government on requestEarlier this year, various Chinese social media platforms like WeChat, Baidu Teiba, Weibo had come under the Chinese scanner for alleged violation of cybersecurity laws.