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Father of Web says China will dismantle 'great firewall'

Nov 22, 2013

Father of Web says China will dismantle 'great firewall'

hina's rulers will ultimately take it upon themselves to dismantle the "great firewall" that limits its people's access to the Internet because doing so will boost China's economy, the inventor of the World Wide Web said. #facebook #Economy #China #Internet #US #Twitter #World Wide Web #Communist Party of China #Tim Berners-Lee #UK #Internet censorship #Spying #Web Censorship #NSA #Berlin Wall #www #Great Firewall
Free YouTube: Legal group challenges Pak's web censorship in court

Sep 17, 2013

Free YouTube: Legal group challenges Pak's web censorship in court

Now an advocacy group called Bytes for All is petitioning the Lahore High Court to order an end to all Internet censorship. #facebook #Google #YouTube Inc #Pakistan #YouTube #InsecureNet #Web censorship in Pakistan
China tightens control over Internet, passes new rules

Dec 28, 2012

China tightens control over Internet, passes new rules

China's government tightened controls on Internet users Friday by enacting rules requiring them to register their names. The new rules follow online postings about graft and abuses that rattled the ruling party. #China #NewsTracker #Web Censorship #Internet Controls #Internet regulation
Web censorship: Govt blocked 690 offensive sites in last 3 years

Dec 12, 2012

Web censorship: Govt blocked 690 offensive sites in last 3 years

The government on Wednesday said it has issued directions to intermediaries for blocking 690 webpages/ URLs for carrying anti-social and anti-national and hateful content under Section 69 of the Information Technology Act, 2000. #DoT #InsecureNet #Web Censorship
UN Internet conference: New treaty could ensure less web control

Dec 12, 2012

UN Internet conference: New treaty could ensure less web control

As a 12-day conference of the International Telecommunication Union drew near its Friday closing, the chairman of the gathering in Dubai circulated a draft that sidelined proposals from Russia, China and other countries that seek more web control. #HowThisWorks #International Telecommunication Union #Web Censorship #UN Internet Conference

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UN Internet conference: New treaty could ensure less web control

Aug 22, 2014

Iranian Minister Says Government ‘Never Promised’ to End Web Censorship

ICT Minister Vaezi's words contradict President Hassan Rouhani's pledge to lift bans on popular social media sites like Facebook and Twitter... #Facebook #Iran
UN Internet conference: New treaty could ensure less web control

Aug 21, 2014

Flipboard's Mike McCue On The Future Of Media: The Complete Interview

On August 13, I sat down with Flipboard CEO Mike McCue to talk about the future of media at our latest ReadWriteMix event. I didn't expect us to dive right into media's past. McCue told me he drew inspiration from figures like Clay Felker, the founde... #Netscape #Flipboard
UN Internet conference: New treaty could ensure less web control

Aug 06, 2014

Right to be forgotten is web 'censorship' - Wikipedia

The foundation which operates the Wikipedia information website said on Wednesday an EU court ruling on the right to be "forgotten" is creating "memory holes" in the internet.The ruling "is undermining the world's ability to freely..... #Netscape #Flipboard