And suddenly the progress bar wouldn't stop loading. Thai online users were stumped last Wednesday afternoon when they couldn't access Facebook, prompting a swift outcry on other social networks such as Twitter. While the lockout only lasted less than an hour, it was a chilling reminder of the censorship situation in a post-coup Thailand that also extends online....
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...
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