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blacklists

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Post SOPA, influential tech investor favors 'blacklisting' pirate sites

VC Fred Wilson says Google, Bing, Facebook, and Twitter should warn people when they try to log in at known pirate sites: "We don't need legislation."

By February 15, 2012

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China consumer group blacklists Apple

Guangdong's watchdog has placed Apple on a "company integrity" blacklist because of after-care and policy concerns.

By July 30, 2012

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Russia's parliament approves Internet blacklist law

Russia is the latest country to enact Web censorship-style laws. Sites deemed "illegal" under Russian law now face near-immediate blacklisting.

By July 11, 2012

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Russia's Internet blacklist looms in freedom crackdown

The country's move to strengthen its "Internet blacklist" could lead to blockage of porn, drug-related, and "extremist" sites. Would it also threaten political protests?

By July 6, 2012

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Microsoft issue fixes, blacklists more DigiNotar certificates

Microsoft fixes 15 holes in Windows, Office, and other software, and blacklists six more root certificates. Also, Adobe issues critical security updates for Reader and Acrobat.

By September 13, 2011

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Phishers use HTML attachments to evade browser blacklists

Successful attacks require recipients of phishing e-mails to open an HTML attachment and fill out a form before data is sent to a compromised Web server for harvesting.

By March 16, 2011

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WikiLeaks removed from Aussie blacklist

Australian Communications and Media Authority says probe into specific complaints failed to turn up prohibited content on the controversial WikiLeaks site.

By November 29, 2010

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Anti-SOPA Internet Society under fire for hiring MPAA executive

After warning Web blacklists would end the "viability of the Internet," the Internet Society hires the Hollywood figure who defends them and accuses critics of spreading "misinformation."

By March 26, 2012

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FTC commissioner calls for new 'do not track' approach

J. Thomas Rosch suggests ad networks could "answer under oath questions about their information practices" to create "do not track" whitelists and blacklists for the Web.

By August 22, 2011

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On the word blacklist: Olympics, Super Bowl, CES

When intellectual-property restrictions run amok: why I'd prefer we didn't even have to cover "the big game," the "global athletic competition," and the "trade show for electronic consumer goods."

By February 5, 2010