Some of WeChat's highest profile public accounts were shut down or suspended yesterday, most likely part of the China's sweeping crackdown on online content....
BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese government has declared victory in cleaning up what it considers rumors, negativity and unruliness from online discourse, while critics say the moves have suppressed criticism of the government and ruling Communist Party. Beijing launched the campaign this summer, arresting dozens of people for spreading rumors, creating new penalties for people...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Talks over possible new U.N. regulations for the Internet were deeply divided Monday, with Russia and others advocating for more government control, while a U.S.-led bloc warned against rules that could restrict freedoms in cyberspace. The Dubai conference, which wraps up later this week, is not empowered to bring...
No one in India’s official establishment is comprehending the damage being done to its democratic credibility by the ham-handed manner in which content regulation of the Internet is being sought. Even in the mid-1990s when there were no laws worth their name to control the explosion of satellite television channels, the scenario had not resembled...
What is common to Malaysia’s longest serving Prime Minister Mahathir bin Mohammed and Kapil Sibal, India’s Communications and Information Technology minister? Simply put – both share a liking for smothering views that are not palatable. Let us break down issues for which the two are ‘trending’. India is slowing down, says Mahathir, because it is...
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