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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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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

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Cyberattack hits hard at popular coding site Github

A debilitating onslaught of Internet traffic directed at Github appears to be focused on shutting down anticensorship tools.

By 31 March 2015

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Clean Reader: The app that censors rude words from ebooks

An ebook reader app allows sensitive readers to censor the naughty words they find offensive, replacing them with less risque alternatives.

By 27 March 2015

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China promises more openness for possible Beijing 2022 Olympics

China says blocked US sites will be open to Web users during the Olympics, should Beijing be chosen as the venue for the games. But, it says, who in China wants to use them, anyway?

By 26 March 2015

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Amid censorship, China requires real-name use for video uploads

In a move that appears designed to limit anonymous free speech, the government orders all people to use their real names when uploading videos to the Internet.

By 22 January 2014