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Aug 11, 2014

Claws out for the great dictators! Cat toy protests against internet censorship (but at £4,500 they'll set you back plenty of scratch)

Feisty felines can scratch at the North Korean dictator and Russian president Vladimir Putin, thanks to the selection of scratching posts bearing their faces...

Jul 25, 2014

Right to be forgotten: Wikipedia chief enters internet censorship row

Jimmy Wales says Google should not be 'censoring history' after web search company reveals it has approved half of requests Continue reading..... #Jimmy Wales #Wikipedia #Google Inc.

Aug 12, 2014

Iran's Internet Users Outsmart Government in Cat-and-Mouse Censorship Game

The Iranian government periodically releases new filtering rules intended to block Tor traffic, to which the Tor community typically responds with a same-day antidote for the block... #Jimmy Wales #Wikipedia #Google Inc.

Aug 13, 2014

Online security service starts selling Kim Jong Un and Vladimir Putin cat-scratch posts

Evan Bleier EERIE, Ind., Aug. 13 (UPI) -- The Pussycat Riot campaign is selling Kim Jong Un and Vladimir Putin cat-scratch posts to promote an anti-Internet-censorship campaign... #Vladimir Putin #Kim Jong-un

Aug 14, 2014

In the Fight Against Russia, Ukraine Flirts with Kremlinesque Internet Censorship

A new draft law in Ukraine could grant the government extensive powers to shut down media outlets and block websites in the name of national security... #Russia #Ukraine

Aug 06, 2014

Tycoon can sue Google over defamatory autocomplete suggestions, court says

HONG KONG—A court has ruled that a Hong Kong tycoon can sue Google over its autocomplete results suggesting he has links to organized crime. In a judgment released Wednesday, the court dismissed the Internet search giant’s objections to tycoon Albert... #European Union #Hong Kong #Google Inc.

Jul 30, 2014

Max Mosley sues Google over sex party photographs

Max Mosley, the former Formula 1 chief, is suing Google for continuing to publish images of him at a sex party. Mr Mosley, whose father Sir Oswald was the wartime British fascist leader, won £60,000 damages from the now-defunct News of the World tabl... #Max Mosley #Google Inc. #California #London #International Automobile Federation #News of the World

Aug 06, 2014

Wikimedia To Europe: Don't Let Us Be Forgotten

The Wikimedia Foundation , the nonprofit foundation behind Internet’s encyclopedia Wikipedia, publicly called out the " right to be forgotten " recently established by a European court. The ruling requires search engines to remove links to Web pages ... #Europe #London #Wikimedia Foundation #Wikipedia #Google Inc. #TechCrunch

Jul 25, 2014

The internet is a politically and culturally loaded tool, particularly when it comes to censorship

Censorship is always bad, right? Not to many people around our connected globe, and there is sometimes validity to their views. Unfortunately the tension between those views places a profound and perhaps dangerous dilemma at the heart of the internet... #Europe #London #Wikimedia Foundation #Wikipedia #Google Inc. #TechCrunch

Jul 25, 2014

The internet is a politically and culturally loaded tool, particularly when it comes to censorship

Censorship is always bad, right? Not to many people around our connected globe, and there is sometimes validity to their views. Unfortunately the tension between those views places a profound and perhaps dangerous dilemma at the heart of the internet... #Europe #London #Wikimedia Foundation #Wikipedia #Google Inc. #TechCrunch