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Vietnam: Criticize government on social media and go to jail

The Southeast Asian nation is serving up harsh penalties, including fines and prison time, to people who post "propaganda against the state" on Facebook, Twitter, and other sites.

By 30 November 2013


Yahoo fights NSA worries, issues first transparency report

Company releases aggregate numbers on government-made requests for customer data and reiterates need for right to publish more-specific figures involving US National Security Agency. It wants to quiet user fears.

By 7 September 2013


Cell carriers see dramatic increase in surveillance requests

Wireless companies have seen double-digit percentage increases in law-enforcement requests for subscriber information for each the past five years, according to a survey detailed by the New York Times.

By 9 July 2012


Google sees 'alarming' level of government censorship

Web giant says that in the past six months it received more than 1,000 requests from government officials for the removal of content. It complied with more than half of them.

By 18 June 2012