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Russia Begins Censoring Some Internet Content
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 01, 2013
Social networking sites have been ordered to remove some content.
Tags: YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, social networking, Internet, censorship, government, Russia
France Convinces ISP to Stop Blocking Online Ads
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 07, 2013
Many believe the service provider is attempting to get money from Google and other firms that rely on Internet advertising.
Tags: Google, censorship, ISP, online ads
China Passes Tougher Internet Rules
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 28, 2012
The new regulations require Internet users to provide their real names.
Tags: China, Internet, censorship, government, regulations
Google Warns of UN Efforts to Regulate Internet
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 21, 2012
The company is rallying opposition to the upcoming World Conference on International Telecommunications.
Tags: Google, censorship, Internet freedom, United Nations
Google Experiences Outage in China
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 12, 2012
Observers believe the Chinese government is blocking Google's services in the country.
Tags: Google, search, outage, China, censorship, Gmail, Google Play
Iran Restores Gmail, Google Search Access
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published October 01, 2012
YouTube is still blocked in the country.
Tags: YouTube, Google, search, censorship, Gmail, government, Iran, ban
Iran Blocks Google Services to Protest Controversial Video
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published September 24, 2012
YouTube, Gmail, search and other services are unavailable for those in Iran.
Tags: YouTube, Google, search, censorship, Gmail, Iran
YouTube Blocked in Pakistan and Bangladesh Over Controversial Video
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 18, 2012
The countries took the action after Google refused to block a trailer for a movie that mocks the prophet Muhammad.
Tags: YouTube, video, Google, censorship, government
Google: Government Requests to Censor Content 'Alarming'
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 18, 2012
So far this year, the search giant has received more than 1,000 requests from government entities to take down content.
Tags: Google, censorship, government
Indian Court Forces Facebook, Google to Censor Content
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published February 06, 2012
The Delhi High Court has given 21 Internet companies two weeks to present a plan for removing offensive content.
Tags: Facebook, Google, censorship, India
Twitter's Country-Specific Censorship Tool Prompts User Protest
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published January 27, 2012
A new tool will allow the service to block tweets in certain countries when the messages violate local laws.
Tags: Twitter, censorship
Internet Service Back on in Egypt
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published February 02, 2011
After a week of darkness for embattled nation's ISPs, Internet monitoring firms find that transmissions started to resume Wednesday morning.
Tags: Facebook, censorship, ISP, Internet service, Egypt
Internet, Telecom Networks Shut Down in Egypt
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published January 28, 2011
Government authorities order communications providers to unplug infrastructure in an effort to curb further protests, a wholesale blackout that an intelligence firm describes as unprecedented in Internet history.
Tags: Facebook, security, Twitter, telecom, censorship
Google Says Internet Freedom Key to Global Commerce
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published November 17, 2010
In the wake of its dispute with China over Internet censorship, the search giant is now appealing to policymakers to make online freedom a cornerstone of U.S. trade talks and diplomacy.
Tags: Google, China, censorship, Internet freedom, WTO
Google Gives Ground in Standoff With China
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published June 29, 2010
Search giant announces new approach to China censorship standoff after negotiations with the government as it hopes to retain its commercial operating license.
Tags: Google, search, China, privacy, censorship
Net Censorship Central to U.S. Foreign Policy
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published June 11, 2010
Senior official at State Department say that Internet freedom has become a cornerstone of U.S. foreign policy as governments increasingly try to limit information.
Tags: Google, China, censorship, Internet freedom, State Department
China Defends Internet Censorship Policy
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published June 09, 2010
Government issues report reaffirming its commitment to "law-based" access and control of the Internet.
Tags: Google, China, censorship, Internet freedom, Go Daddy
Google Wrestles With Growth of Censorship
By David Needle | Article Published April 20, 2010
The search giant clarifies its own policies in the wake of growing government censorship throughout the world.
Tags: Google, China, censorship, Google Docs, AdWords
Go Daddy Joins Google in China Push
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published March 24, 2010
Leading domain name registrar says it will issue no new .cn domain names until Chinese authorities relax their data-collection requirements, becoming the first company to publicly join Google in the fight against Internet restrictions in that country.
Tags: Google, China, censorship, Internet freedom, GoDaddy
Google Scrambles to Assure Apps Customers in China
By David Needle | Article Published March 24, 2010
Company says it doesn't host any Google Apps service or user data in mainland China, but is that enough?
Tags: Google, China, Google Apps, censorship, Zoho
What's Next in the Google/China Struggle?
By David Needle | Article Published March 24, 2010
Analysts expect China to block Google's redirect of the mainland search engine to Hong Kong, so where does that leave the search giant in terms of Android and its other business interests?
Tags: Google, search, Android, censorship, firewall
China Condemns Google's Censorship Gambit
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published March 23, 2010
Chinese official sounds off about Google's decision to offer an unfiltered version of the Web to the mainland in state media, while a spokesman for the Foreign Ministry looks to tamp down diplomatic concerns.
Tags: Google, search, China, Internet, censorship
Google to Offer Unfiltered Web in China With Hong Kong Redirect
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published March 22, 2010
Google announces its solution to the China standoff with plans to redirect traffic from Google.cn to Hong Kong version of the search engine to deliver unfiltered Web content.
Tags: security, Google, search, China, censorship
Senate Leader Blasts Tech Industry, Plans Net Freedom Law
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published March 02, 2010
In the wake of Google's revelations about a massive cyber attack linked to China, Sen. Durbin vows to introduce legislation to hold companies responsible for upholding Internet freedom overseas.
Tags: Google, China, censorship, Internet freedom, Web 2.0
A Collaboration Of Corporate Cynicism
By Chris Nerney | Article Published October 28, 2008
A Collaboration Of Corporate Cynicism
Tags: Google, Microsoft, privacy, censorship, Yahoo, NSA, spying, warrantless surveillance
When Paranoia Is Justified
By Chris Nerney | Article Published August 06, 2008
When Paranoia Is Justified
Tags: Internet, censorship, terrorism, NSA, 9/11, Patriot Act, spying