Latest Internet censorship Stories
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.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange used his first public appearance in months to chide President Obama and the United States Government for their “Witch Hunt” against “whistle blowers”.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has just been granted political asylum by the country of Ecuador, according to an announcement by the country.
YouTube owner Google is looking to clean up its image by linking your anonymous profile with your Google+ account. That’s correct, your real name and face may now be associated with all your pointless commentary.
An Icelandic court ordered a local Visa affiliate - which had broken contract laws by refusing to process credit card donations to WikiLeaks - to resume processing transactions in what officials at the website dubbed a "significant victory" in its ongoing battle with governments and financial institutions.
The Russian parliament yesterday unanimously decided to adopt a bill which allows them to exercise a greater control over the Internet.
Is social media censorship a means to quell a modern uprising?
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