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Censorship

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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 September 3, 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 August 21, 2014

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Russian Internet watchdog orders ISPs to block Wikipedia

The country's Roskomnadzor federal agency has instructed Internet providers to block a page about a kind of cannabis, but most can only block the entire site.

By August 25, 2015

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China ramps up cybersecurity ahead of WWII anniversary parade

Network provider Astrill has warned users that its service may falter as the government increases online restrictions ahead of the 70th Victory over Japan Day celebration.

By August 26, 2015

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UK declares war on the Web's memory

Technically Incorrect: The UK government is ordering Google to remove links to stories about links to stories. Got that?

By August 20, 2015

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Chinese police to set up shop at major Web companies

The government says it will help catch "criminal behavior online" more quickly -- though increased censorship could be the actual result.

By August 5, 2015

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Tech titans warn MovieTube suit could revive Stop Online Piracy Act

Google, Facebook among those that say the film studios' suit against the MovieTube site aims to resurrect the wide powers that copyright holders would have had if SOPA had become law.

By August 11, 2015

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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 July 6, 2015

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Former Reddit CEO defends Ellen Pao as protector of free speech

The former Reddit CEO Yishan Wong takes to the popular news site to reveal more details in what has evolved into a corporate soap opera.

By July 14, 2015

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Reddit loses chief engineer just days after Interim CEO Ellen Pao's exit

Ex-Facebooker Bethanye Blount spent less than two months at Reddit before, she says, she realized that the social-news site's plans for the future may be unworkable.

By July 14, 2015