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The Russian government is trying a new tactic for censoring certain content on social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, rather than just blocking the whole site. Some sites are complying, while others are filing suit.
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Earlier this week, senior members of China’s National People’s Congress began looking into a new bill that would require all Chinese Internet users to list their real name rather than pseudonyms.
Tweets which contain links to pirated versions of copyrighted material may also be blocked so as not to compromise the “safe harbor” they’ve been given through the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, or DMCA.
For the second year in a row, it’s being said that hacking collective Anonymous will be taking down Facebook, home to many Zynga games today, Guy Fawkes Day.
Organization deploys OpenDNS Enterprise Insights to five locations for comprehensive Web filtering that meets CIPA compliance without agonizing appliance-management. SAN
Yesterday’s news cycle was filled with complaints about downed servers and websites, not to mention plenty of jokes at Danica Patrick’s expense. A member of the Anonymous hacking collective known on Twitter as @Anonymousown3r took to the microblogging site yesterday to take credit for bringing GoDaddy.com to its knees using a DDoS attack.
A hacker from the shadowy group Anonymous is claiming to have taken down the domain registry and web hosting company GoDaddy.com today, bringing down thousands of Web sites for small businesses and blogs who were likely not intentional targets.
Twitter and Facebook are among the social media websites that are being urged to remove content that is deemed “inflammatory” by the Indian government, in a move to quell fears of communal violence in India.