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."
Guangdong's watchdog has placed Apple on a "company integrity" blacklist because of after-care and policy concerns.
Russia is the latest country to enact Web censorship-style laws. Sites deemed "illegal" under Russian law now face near-immediate blacklisting.
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?
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.
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.
Australian Communications and Media Authority says probe into specific complaints failed to turn up prohibited content on the controversial WikiLeaks site.
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."
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.
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."