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censorship

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Thailand aims to build its own Great Firewall of Internet censorship

The Thai government has ordered relevant ministries to set up a single gateway Internet, which will allow it to closely monitor online content that comes into the country.

By September 24, 2015

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Sony says China's censorship laws are stifling PS4 sales

The Japanese electronics giant launched the PS4 in China in March, but the strict censorship laws in the People's Republic are proving to be difficult to navigate, a company exec admits.

By September 18, 2015

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Error 451: The new code for a censored website

Move over 404, there's a new Web error code for government censorship. Meanwhile, the first website turns 25 years old and Facebook now suggests events it thinks you would like.

By December 21, 2015

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New iOS malware tricks its way onto iPhones in China and Taiwan

The malicious software, called YiSpecter, hijacks apps and the Safari browser to show full-page ads. It fools users into installing it by claiming to circumvent China's Web censorship.

By October 5, 2015

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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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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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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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The CraveCast talks sex in space and finding exoplanets at a quicker pace

With a guest interview with a professor and a lot of self-censorship, Crave writers discuss what's hot in space, from the search for E.T. to weightless porn to "Star Wars Battlefront."

By June 16, 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 October 2, 2013