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Aug 31, 2015
China: 197 people punished for spreading rumours about stock market crash, Tianjin explosionsA total of 197 people have been 'punished' in a special campaign by police targeting online rumours about China's stock market, the recent fatal explosions in Tianjin or other key events.
Aug 28, 2014
DMDK man held for 'defamatory' post on Facebook refused bailMadras High Court today refused to grant bail to a DMDK councillor, arrested for allegedly posting defamatory statements against Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Facebook.
May 06, 2014
Vietnam arrests two bloggers for criticising govt onlineVietnam has arrested two democracy activists for posting articles critical of the government on the Internet.
Mar 04, 2014
Vietnam imprisons blogger who wrote critical posts against govtA well-known blogger in central Vietnam was sentenced to two years in prison Tuesday for posting criticism of the communist government in the latest case from an intensified crackdown against dissent in the one-party state.
Aug 13, 2013
Would prefer no Wikipedia in China than follow censorship laws: Jimmy WalesWikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales has spoken out about how he insists that Wikipedia will not buckle down to Chinese censorship, unlike Google, Yahoo, and Windows Live
Aug 12, 2013
Torrent site Pirate Bay launches browser to fight Internet censorshipInfamous torrenting site, Pirate Bay, which people around the world use for their quota of illegal downloading, has launched a new browser on its tenth anniversary
Jun 28, 2013
Chinese crackdown on 'illegal' news websites beginsChinese authorities have shut down 31 news websites for operating without permits, conducting interviews in the name of news organisations and editing false information for blackmail and extortion, Xinhua news agency reported
Nov 30, 2012
The real Sibal's law: Resisting Section 66A is futileSibal rightly argues that the problem lies not with the law but in its interpretation. What he doesn't acknowledge is that in the real world of the police thana, that interpretation is determined not by legal standards but according to a politician's whim.
Nov 26, 2012
Dear Kapil Sibal: Does every internet-user need a cyber-lawyer?Every internet-user in India should study the IT Act and related jurisprudence, and keep a cyber-lawyer on call, so that when the cops knock at his/her door, he/she should be able to tell them that they have no right to arrest.
Oct 01, 2012
Iran's attempts to block Gmail angers citizensIran's cyber monitors often tout their fight against the West's "soft war" of influence through the Web, but trying to block Google's popular Gmail appeared to be a swipe too far.