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censorship

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'Censorship by internet filter': Industry reacts to proposed piracy laws

As content distributors and ISPs tentatively welcome proposed anti-piracy regulations, consumer groups and IP experts have slammed the changes as a form of "internet filter"

By 10 December 2014

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LinkedIn may loosen its Chinese censorship policies

The social network's Chinese website blocks objectionable content globally -- a policy the company says it is "strongly considering changing."

By 4 September 2014

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Twitter's busy week: Censorship rules and changing timelines

The social network is tweaking its service after a rash of harassing and gruesome images and in an effort to bring more relevant information to people.

By 21 August 2014

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Reddit CEO Pao apologizes as Pao-must-go petition gathers steam

Critics say Ellen Pao is fostering censorship that will destroy the community-curated news site. Reddit issues mea culpa, saying it's "screwed up" for years.

By 7 July 2015

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The CraveCast talks sex in space and finding exoplanets at a quicker pace

With a guest interview with a professor and a lot of self-censorship, Crave writers discuss what's hot in space, from the search for E.T. to weightless porn to "Star Wars Battlefront."

By 17 June 2015

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Site-blocking laws pass Parliament as critics slam 'internet filter'

In a win for rights holders, ISPs could soon be court ordered to block websites deemed to be 'facilitating piracy' after new site-blocking laws passed Parliament. But critics have slammed it as nothing more than an "internet filter."

By 22 June 2015

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Website blocks fall into place as draft bill gets opposition support

Site-blocking laws are one step closer in Australia after a joint Parliamentary committee recommended Government pass the legislation -- though not without amendments (and dissent from the Greens).

By 11 June 2015

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Twitter appeals to Chinese companies to tweet for global reach

At a keynote during CES Asia, Twitter's Shailesh Rao avoids mention of being blocked inside China and focuses on how Chinese brands can use the platform to go global.

By 26 May 2015

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'Say no to Internet censorship' petition nears 100K signatures

One of the topics at the Trans Pacific Partnership free trade agreement talks is how to better control the Internet. Some people don't like this.

By 3 October 2013

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How startup GitHub survived a massive five-day network attack (Q&A)

The collaborative coding site scrambled to withstand the opening salvo from what researchers dubbed China's Great Cannon. But CEO Chris Wanstrath says that was just the beginning.

By 17 April 2015