38 Results for

sarkozy

Article

Twitter rebuts Sarkozy censorship allegations

The social-networking site implies that the suspension of the accounts that belittled the French president disregarded the site's parody and spam rules.

By Feb. 22, 2012

Article

Did Twitter 'censor' accounts that parody France's Sarkozy?

A France-based digital-rights group says Twitter removed four Sarkozy-esque accounts after the French president opened his own account last week.

By Feb. 21, 2012

Article

Did French President Sarkozy download pirated movies, music?

YouHaveDownloaded.com links BitTorrent downloads to IP address at French president's residential palace. Sarkozy is a strong proponent of anti-piracy legislation.

By Dec. 15, 2011

Article

France criminalizes citizens who visit terrorist and hate Web sites

After a self-described extremist went on a hate crime-fueled killing spree, President Sarkozy announces it is now illegal to frequent Web sites that promote terrorism or hate.

By Mar. 22, 2012

Article

U.S. accused of cyberattack on French government

The United States denies it was involved in any attack on the French government, calling it a top ally.

By Nov. 21, 2012

Article

Google, Facebook, Amazon may be subject to French taxes

The European government proposes levying a tax on Internet-based tech companies that make mass amounts of revenue with online advertising.

By Jan. 21, 2013

Article

Pakistan blocks Twitter over 'blasphemous' images, report says

The country implements the ban over concerns about a promotion involving posting images of the prophet Muhammad. Facebook has taken a more conciliatory approach.

By May. 20, 2012

Article

Sarkozy's 'New Year's wish': Investigate Google

Not long after a list of pro-copyright proposals stirred controversy, France's president says he supports an investigation of Google as well as a tax on search engines.

By Jan. 7, 2010

Article

Meet the 'Enemies of the Internet' 2012

Reporters Without Borders issues its annual compilation of bad actors--of which there are many--but also notes the positive impact of the Arab Spring.

By Mar. 12, 2012