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Slashdot Items Tagged "censorship"

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Tuesday September 30, 2014 @12:56PM Web Magna Carta: WWW Inventor Calls For 'Online Bill of Rights'
Friday September 26, 2014 @10:12AM "The internet poses one of the greatest threats to our existence"
Thursday September 25, 2014 @07:00PM Forest Service Wants To Require Permits For Photography
Tuesday September 09, 2014 @08:42AM Chinese Man Sues State-Owned Cell Phone Company For Blocking Google
Thursday September 04, 2014 @07:22AM MetaFilter Founder Says Vacation Firm Forged Court Docs To Scotch Review
Tuesday September 02, 2014 @12:11PM Kernel Developer Dmitry Monakhov Arrested For Protesting Ukraine Invasion
Tuesday September 02, 2014 @10:44AM In Maryland, a Soviet-Style Punishment For a Novelist
Monday September 01, 2014 @12:38PM Grand Ayatollah Says High Speed Internet Is "Against Moral Standards"
Monday September 01, 2014 @08:44AM Ukraine Asks Zuckerberg to Discipline Kremlin Facebook Bots
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @11:04AM A Horrifying Interactive Map of Global Internet Censorship
Monday August 25, 2014 @05:31PM Facebook Cleans Up News Feed By Reducing Click-Bait Headlines
Monday August 25, 2014 @08:56AM Put A Red Cross PSA In Front Of the ISIS Beheading Video
Saturday August 23, 2014 @02:34PM South Carolina Student Arrested For "Killing Pet Dinosaur"
Friday August 22, 2014 @05:13PM Illinois University Restricts Access To Social Media, Online Political Content
Friday August 22, 2014 @04:21PM UK Police Warn Sharing James Foley Killing Video Is a Crime
Thursday August 21, 2014 @05:48PM Police warn sharing James Foley killing video is a crime
Wednesday August 20, 2014 @12:20PM Google Receives Takedown Request Every 8 Milliseconds
Sunday August 17, 2014 @10:09AM Financial Services Group WCS Sues Online Forum Over Negative Post
Sunday August 10, 2014 @04:08PM Clever Workaround: Visual Cryptography On Austrian Postage Stamps
Friday August 08, 2014 @02:52PM Russia Cracks Down On Public Wi-Fi; Oracle Blocks Java Downloads In Russia
Thursday August 07, 2014 @06:28PM China Cracks Down On Mobile Messaging
Thursday August 07, 2014 @08:18AM City of London Police Take Down Proxy Service Over Piracy Concerns
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @12:01PM Wikipedia Reports 50 Links From Google 'Forgotten', Issues Transparency Report
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @06:29PM EFF: US Gov't Bid To Alter Court Record in Jewel v. NSA
Friday August 01, 2014 @06:20PM Law Repressing Social Media, Bloggers Now In Effect In Russia
Monday July 28, 2014 @10:35AM Google's Mapping Contest Draws Ire From Indian Government
Sunday July 27, 2014 @02:23PM In France, Most Comments on Gaza Conflict Yanked From Mainstream News Sites
Saturday July 26, 2014 @11:53PM On Forgetting the Facts: Questions From the EU For Google, Other Search Engines
Saturday July 26, 2014 @01:26AM Australian Government Moving Forward With Anti-Piracy Mandate For ISPs
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @08:12PM Black Hat Presentation On Tor Cancelled, Developers Working on Bug Fix
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @01:49PM UK Users Overwhelmingly Spurn Broadband Filters
Friday July 18, 2014 @07:48AM Committee Formed To Scrutinize Australia's Web Censorship Law
Thursday July 17, 2014 @01:56PM Bing Implements Right To Be Forgotten
Monday July 14, 2014 @07:19PM 'Hidden From Google' Remembers the Sites Google Is Forced To Forget
Friday July 04, 2014 @07:40AM European Commission Spokesman: Google Removing Link Was "not a Good Judgement"
Thursday July 03, 2014 @10:18AM Russia Moves From Summer Time To Standard Time
Wednesday July 02, 2014 @03:06PM Following EU Ruling, BBC Article Excluded From Google Searches
Sunday June 29, 2014 @09:26PM Eric Schmidt and Entourage Pay a Call On Cuba
Tuesday June 17, 2014 @08:30AM Canadian Court Orders Google To Remove Websites From Its Global Index
Friday June 13, 2014 @08:21PM Man Arrested For Parodying Mayor On Twitter Files Civil Rights Lawsuit
Thursday June 12, 2014 @11:19AM Egyptian Blogger Sentenced to 15 Years For Organizing Protest
Wednesday June 11, 2014 @06:07PM Behind the Great Firewall: What It's Really Like To Log On From China
Saturday June 07, 2014 @12:12AM Thai Police: We'll Get You For Online Social Media Criticism
Tuesday June 03, 2014 @10:10AM 3D Printed Gun Maker Cody Wilson Defends Open Source Freedom
Sunday May 25, 2014 @10:51PM Twitter Capitulates To Governments, Censors Users
Tuesday May 20, 2014 @03:23PM The US Vs. Europe: Freedom of Expression Vs. Privacy
Tuesday May 20, 2014 @09:45AM The 69 Words GM Employees Can Never Say
Wednesday May 07, 2014 @10:33AM Russia Quietly Passes Anti-Blogger Law
Sunday April 27, 2014 @04:18PM China Censors "The Big Bang Theory" and Other Streaming Shows
Sunday April 27, 2014 @01:30PM China Censors 'The Big Bang Theory' And Other Streaming Shows
Tuesday April 22, 2014 @10:36AM VK CEO Fired, Says Company Under Kremlin Control
Sunday April 20, 2014 @06:09PM L.A. Science Teacher Suspended Over Student Science Fair Projects
Friday April 18, 2014 @06:51PM Peoria Mayor Sends Police To Track Down Twitter Parodist
Saturday April 05, 2014 @01:38PM More On the "Cuban Twitter" Scam
Friday April 04, 2014 @07:20PM Federal Bill Would Criminalize Revenge Porn Websites
Thursday April 03, 2014 @08:58AM ZunZuneo: USAID Funded 'Cuban Twitter' To Undermine Communist Regime
Monday March 31, 2014 @11:01AM Smartphone Kill-Switch Could Save Consumers $2.6 Billion
Wednesday March 26, 2014 @02:07PM Court Orders Turkish Twitter Ban Temporarily Lifted, Twitter Prepares Challenge
Monday March 24, 2014 @11:03AM Turkish Finance Minister Defends Twitter Ban
Sunday March 23, 2014 @05:45PM Turkey Heightens Twitter Censorship with Mandated IP Blocking
Friday March 21, 2014 @12:19PM Some Sites That Blue Coat Blocks Under "Pornography"
Wednesday March 19, 2014 @08:18AM Full-Disclosure Security List Suspended Indefinitely
Monday March 17, 2014 @01:04PM UK Government Wants "Unsavory" Web Content To Be Removed
Sunday March 16, 2014 @12:55PM UK government wants "unsavoury" web content to be removed
Friday March 14, 2014 @07:25AM Russia Blocks Internet Sites of Putin Critics
Monday March 10, 2014 @10:15PM CanSecWest Presenter Self-Censors Risky Critical Infrastructure Talk
Friday March 07, 2014 @10:09AM Youtube and Facebook May Be Banned In Turkey, Again
Tuesday March 04, 2014 @10:09AM Child Porn Arrest For Cameron Aide Who Helped Plan UK Net Filters
Tuesday February 25, 2014 @12:04PM South Park Game Censored On Consoles Outside North America
Saturday February 22, 2014 @10:15PM Internet Shutdown Adds To Venezuela's Woes
Wednesday February 19, 2014 @12:40PM BREIN Gives Up on Dutch Pirate Bay Blockade
Tuesday February 18, 2014 @03:44AM YouTube Threatens To Remove Scientist's Account Over AIDS Deniers' DMCA Claims
Friday February 14, 2014 @09:33PM Venezuelan Regime Censoring Twitter
Friday February 14, 2014 @08:27PM Internet Censorship Back On Australian Agenda
Thursday February 13, 2014 @02:46AM This Isn't the First Time Microsoft's Been Accused of Bing Censorship
Wednesday February 12, 2014 @11:29AM North Korean Business Park Getting Internet Access
Thursday February 06, 2014 @05:26PM Major Internet Censorship Bill Passes In Turkey
Saturday February 01, 2014 @04:46AM Now On Video: GCHQ Destroying Laptop Full of Snowden Disclosures
Thursday January 23, 2014 @02:04PM Security Vendors Self-Censor Target Breach Details
Thursday January 23, 2014 @02:14AM Weibo Traffic Temporarily Redirected To Freedom Software
Tuesday January 21, 2014 @01:28PM Sites Blocked By Smartfilter, Censored in Saudi Arabia
Sunday January 19, 2014 @02:32PM In Greece, 10 Months In Prison For "Blasphemous" Facebook Page
Thursday January 16, 2014 @09:26AM Irish Politician Calls For Crackdown On Open Source Internet Browsers
Wednesday January 08, 2014 @08:51PM TorrentFreak Blocked By British ISP Sky's Porn Filter
Wednesday January 01, 2014 @05:27AM 53% More Book Banning Incidents In US Schools This Year
Tuesday December 31, 2013 @03:55PM Increasing Number of Books Banned in the USA
Friday December 27, 2013 @12:23PM Battlefield 4 banned in China
Tuesday December 24, 2013 @12:56PM Upload a Spoof Video, Go To Jail (In Dubai)
Monday December 23, 2013 @02:50AM UK Govt's Censorware Blocks Tech, Civil Liberties Websites
Wednesday December 18, 2013 @08:24PM UK ISP Adult Filters Block Sex Education Websites Allows Access To Porn
Sunday December 15, 2013 @01:50AM UK Men Arrested For Anti-Semitic Tweets After Football Game
Friday December 13, 2013 @07:07PM North Korea Erases Executed Official From the Internet
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @11:49AM British Police Censor the Global Internet
Monday December 02, 2013 @07:18PM Copyright Takedown Requests to Google Doubled In 2013
Thursday November 28, 2013 @11:07AM UK Gov't Plans To Censor "Extremist" Websites Via Orders To ISPs
Saturday November 23, 2013 @07:42AM Project Free TV, YIFY, PrimeWire Blocked In the UK
Tuesday November 19, 2013 @09:59AM Chinese Gov't To Tighten Internet Controls Even Further
Sunday November 17, 2013 @10:11AM Time For a Warrant Canary Metatag?
Thursday November 14, 2013 @11:27AM Britain's Conservatives Scrub Speeches from the Internet
Wednesday November 13, 2013 @02:25PM Britain's Conservative Party Attempt to Remove Speeches From Internet
Tuesday November 12, 2013 @01:02PM Chicago State University Lawyers Attack Faculty Bloggers
Friday November 08, 2013 @08:37AM French Court Orders Google To Block Pictures of Ex-F1 Chief Mosley
Sunday November 03, 2013 @03:45PM Full Details of My Attempted Entrapment For Teaching Polygraph Countermeasures
Friday November 01, 2013 @06:49PM Snowden Seeks International Help Against US Espionage Charges
Tuesday October 29, 2013 @02:45PM Apple Blocks Lawrence Lessig's Comment On iOS 7 Wi-Fi Glitch
Tuesday October 29, 2013 @08:17AM UK Prime Minister Threatens To Block Further Snowden Revelations
Monday October 28, 2013 @08:05PM UK prime minister threatens to block further Snowden revelations
Tuesday October 22, 2013 @07:21AM PM Calls Facebook Irresponsible For Allowing Beheading Clips
Monday October 21, 2013 @05:14AM Open Rights Group International Says Virgin, Sky Blocking Innocent Sites
Tuesday October 15, 2013 @10:33AM Books With "Questionable Content" Being Deleted From ebookstores In Sweeping Ban
Sunday October 13, 2013 @02:24PM Scientific American In Blog Removal Controversy
Friday October 11, 2013 @05:46PM CPJ Report: the Obama Administration and Press Freedoms
Thursday October 10, 2013 @09:52AM Saudi Justice: 10 Years and 2,000 Lashes For Internet Video of Naked Dancing
Saturday October 05, 2013 @09:47AM China's Web Surveillance System Employs More Than 2 Million
Saturday October 05, 2013 @07:45AM China Employs "2 Million Microblog Monitors" State Media Say
Thursday September 26, 2013 @08:36AM UK MPs: Google Blocks Child Abuse Images, It Should Block Piracy Too
Tuesday September 24, 2013 @01:21PM China Lifts Bans On Social Media, Foreign ISPs In Free Trade Zone
Monday September 09, 2013 @02:51PM China Allows Most Online Criticism But Cracks Down On Mobilization and Gossip
Sunday September 08, 2013 @06:42PM UK Mobile ISP Blocks VPN, Citing Access To Porn
Saturday September 07, 2013 @04:19PM Indiana Man Gets 8 Months For Teaching How To Beat Polygraph Tests
Friday September 06, 2013 @08:35AM On Eve Of Election, Australia's Conservatives Announce Mandated Filtering Policy
Sunday September 01, 2013 @12:17PM Online Law Banning Discussion of Current Affairs Comes Into Force In Vietnam
Friday August 30, 2013 @09:10PM UK High Court Gives OK To Investigation of Data Siezed From David Miranda
Thursday August 29, 2013 @04:04AM Microsoft forces German Windows-backdoor article offline
Friday August 23, 2013 @08:42PM Ask Slashdot: How To Diagnose Traffic Throttling and Work Around It?
Thursday August 22, 2013 @08:56AM Comcast Threatens TorrentFreak For Posting Public Court Document
Tuesday August 20, 2013 @10:53AM Joining Lavabit Et Al, Groklaw Shuts Down Because of NSA Dragnet
Monday August 19, 2013 @10:17PM UK Government Destroys Guardian's Snowden Drives
Thursday August 15, 2013 @03:33PM "451" Error Will Tell Users When Governments Are Blocking Websites
Thursday August 15, 2013 @03:00PM Content Most Foul: the British Library's Nanny Filter Blocks 'Hamlet'
Wednesday August 14, 2013 @11:50AM RadioTimes.com Accidentally Included In UK Antipiracy Blocking
Tuesday August 13, 2013 @08:40AM Aussie Public Servant Criticises Gov't On Twitter, Gets Sacked
Saturday August 10, 2013 @11:19AM The Pirate Bay Launches Browser To Evade ISP Blockades
Saturday August 10, 2013 @08:19AM "Piracy Filter" Blocks TorrentFreak for 4 Million Sky Customers
Thursday August 01, 2013 @08:22AM Liberal Saudi Web Forum Founder Sentenced To 600 Lashes and 7 Years In Prison
Tuesday July 30, 2013 @11:49AM Bahrain Activists Battered By IP Tracking Attacks
Tuesday July 30, 2013 @09:09AM Russia Proposes Banning Foul Language On the Internet
Sunday July 28, 2013 @07:36PM English High Court bans scientific paper
Sunday July 28, 2013 @07:06PM Dentist Who Used Copyright To Silence Her Patients Drops Out of Sight
Saturday July 27, 2013 @09:09PM English High Court Bans Publication of 0-Day Threat To Auto Immobilizers
Saturday July 27, 2013 @09:25AM The Shortest Internet Censorship Debate Ever
Friday July 26, 2013 @08:51PM UK ISP Filter Will Censor More Than Porn
Friday July 26, 2013 @08:57AM Chinese Firm Huawei In Control of UK Net Filters
Wednesday July 24, 2013 @11:08AM British Porn-Censoring MP Has Website Defaced With Porn
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @02:21PM Citing Snowden Leaks, Russia Again Demands UN Takeover of Internet
Monday July 15, 2013 @08:30PM Leaked Letter Shows UK ISPs and Government At War Over Default Filters
Thursday July 11, 2013 @07:46PM The Pope Criminalizes Leaks
Thursday July 11, 2013 @11:52AM The Pope criminalizes leaks
Friday June 28, 2013 @10:30AM U.S. Army Block Access To The Guardian's Website Over NSA Leaks
Wednesday June 26, 2013 @08:24AM Internet Villain of the Year Stephen Conroy Resigns
Monday June 17, 2013 @03:22AM ISPs To Censor Porn By Default In the UK By 2014
Sunday June 16, 2013 @11:07PM Saudi Arabia Set To Ban WhatsApp, Skype
Friday June 14, 2013 @12:51PM Facebook's Complaint Process Is Arbitrary — But So Is Campaigning
Thursday June 13, 2013 @09:26AM Greek Government Abruptly Shuts Down State Broadcaster
Wednesday June 12, 2013 @10:21AM Irish SOPA Used To Block Pirate Bay Access
Sunday June 02, 2013 @06:44PM Disposable VPN: Tor Gateways With EC2 Free Tiers
Sunday June 02, 2013 @04:16PM Turkish PM: "To Me, Social Media Is the Worst Menace To Society."
Sunday June 02, 2013 @04:38AM Taiwan's IP Office Proposes Blocking Foreign Sites Infringing Copyright
Saturday June 01, 2013 @12:59AM In UK, Search Engines Urged To Block More Online Porn Sites
Friday May 31, 2013 @06:51PM In UK, Search Engines Urged To Block More Online Porn Sites
Thursday May 30, 2013 @11:55AM Singapore Seeks Even More Control Over Online Media
Saturday May 25, 2013 @07:50AM Ex-Marine Detained Under Operation Vigilant Eagle For His Political Views Sues
Tuesday May 21, 2013 @11:06AM Hollywood Studios Use DMCA To Censor Pirate Bay Documentary
Wednesday May 15, 2013 @08:50AM Australian Government Initiates Covert Internet Censorship
Tuesday May 14, 2013 @06:56PM In Germany, Offensive Autocomplete Is No Laughing Matter
Tuesday May 14, 2013 @09:36AM Saudi Arabian Telecom Pitches to Moxie Marlinspike
Monday May 13, 2013 @10:34AM California Lawmaker Wants 3-D Printers To Be Regulated
Friday May 10, 2013 @11:00PM IRS Admits Targeting Conservative Groups During 2012 Election
Thursday May 09, 2013 @03:49PM DoD Descends On DEFCAD
Monday May 06, 2013 @08:14AM Syria Buys Dell PCs Despite Sanctions
Monday May 06, 2013 @08:02AM "Terrorist" Lyrics Land High Schooler In Jail
Saturday May 04, 2013 @11:51AM US Officials Rebuke India's Request To Subpoena Facebook, Google
Sunday April 21, 2013 @04:55PM CipherCloud Invokes DMCA To Block Discussions of Its Crypto System
Thursday April 18, 2013 @06:02PM To Connect People Securely, Tor Project Seeks New Bridges
Saturday April 13, 2013 @04:29AM Google, Apple Lead Massive List Of Companies Supporting CISPA
Thursday April 11, 2013 @02:49PM Australian Networks Block Community University Website
Wednesday April 10, 2013 @08:15AM DoJ Answers FOIA Request After Six Years With No Real Information
Tuesday April 09, 2013 @07:19PM Apple bans sale of comic book on all iOS app over explicit content
Tuesday April 09, 2013 @03:03AM Bruce Schneier: IT for Oppression
Monday April 08, 2013 @01:32AM Why French Govt's Attempt to Censor Wikipedia Matters
Saturday April 06, 2013 @09:09AM French Intelligence Agency Forces Removal of Wikipedia Entry
Monday March 25, 2013 @06:12PM Draft Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Update Expands Powers and Penalties
Monday March 25, 2013 @02:25PM Rather Than Fix The CFAA, House Judiciary Committee Planning To Make It Worse
Friday March 22, 2013 @07:45AM Apple Yanks "Sweatshop Themed" Game From App Store
Thursday March 21, 2013 @05:51PM GoPro Issues DMCA Takedown Over Negative Review
Tuesday March 19, 2013 @12:46PM UK Bloggers Could Face Libel Fines Unless Registered As Press
Tuesday March 19, 2013 @11:06AM Bloggers could face fines for Libel under new UK legislation
Tuesday March 19, 2013 @10:06AM Cubans evade censorship by exchanging computer memory sticks
Monday March 18, 2013 @01:24PM We Should Be Allowed To Unlock Everything We Own
Friday March 15, 2013 @07:30AM The Internet's Bad Neighborhoods
Thursday March 14, 2013 @10:06AM Google Removing Ad-Blockers From Play
Thursday March 14, 2013 @09:42AM Users Flock To Firewall-Busting Thesis Project
Tuesday March 12, 2013 @03:38PM Intrade Shutdown Hurts Academics
Tuesday March 12, 2013 @08:32AM RSF Names Names In Report On Online Spying
Monday March 11, 2013 @01:13PM Iran Blocks 'Illegal' VPNs, Google, and Yahoo
Friday March 08, 2013 @10:13PM Singaporean University Snubs Lauded (But Anti-Censorship) Professor
Friday March 08, 2013 @05:18AM EU To Vote On Proposal That Could Ban All Online Pornography
Wednesday March 06, 2013 @11:47AM Orson Scott Card's Superman Story Shelved After Homophobia Controversy
Wednesday March 06, 2013 @09:57AM Researchers Put Numbers On China's Microblog Censorship
Thursday February 28, 2013 @03:09PM High Court Orders UK ISPs To Block More Torrent Sites

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