Latest News on Internet Censorship
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Apr 25, 2018
India comes out on top when it comes to censoring content on the internet: ReportThe findings of the report indicate that India not only blocks URLs related to pornographic websites and piracy but also of those belonging to NGOs, human rights groups and even feminist groups.
Jan 28, 2018
China's Sina Weibo ordered to remove its portals for a week after they spread obscene contentChina shut down as many as 128,000 websites that contained obscene and other “harmful” information in 2017, state media has reported.
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
Aug 29, 2017
China announces new rules for identifying anonymous users and publishing content onlineAccording to a report, the new "Management Regulations" have been released to "Promote the healthy and orderly development of online community"
Aug 11, 2017
The 'Internet Archive' was blocked on orders from Madras High Court; Archive questions the orderInternet Archive questioned the court ruling by pointing out that it has a framework so that ‘rights holders’ can submit the requests for the take down.
Jul 20, 2017
China censors the beloved children's cartoon Winnie the Pooh because of its use in political memesChina decided to ban Winnie the Pooh when a few Chinese bloggers decided to make memes comparing President Xi Jinping and the popular children's cartoon character.
Dec 23, 2016
The Narendra Modi government’s requests for user data have gone down, not upIndia has the second largest internet population in the world. Is it any wonder that India's requests for user data are so high?
Nov 14, 2016
Donald Trump is proof that a free, uncensored internet isn't always the best internetHave you ever tried browsing Facebook or YouTube in incognito mode? You’ll see a different world out there.
Mar 30, 2016
In a move to expand control, China tightens internet laws further enhancing censorshipChina is consolidating its ability to censor the Internet by drafting new rules requiring businesses that serve domestic Internet users to register their Web addresses inside the country, a move seen as targeting Chinese companies but that has raised concerns among foreign businesses.
Mar 24, 2015
No more illegal censorship or harassment: Section 66A quashing a victory for internet users, says IAMAIApplauding the Supreme Court's quashing of Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, 2000 on Tuesday, stakeholders among the internet and mobile community termed it as a "momentous victory" for the 302 million internet users in India.