Censorship

01.18.16
Pakistan ends YouTube ban after custom version launches
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Pakistan ends YouTube ban after custom version launches

The country now has a direct line to Google to voice content complaints.

By D. Hardawar,   01.18.16
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01.13.16
Sex censorship breeds a fetish-focused social network
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Sex censorship breeds a fetish-focused social network

Meet the Instagram for porn.

By C. Trout,   01.13.16
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01.13.16
YouTube gives three Asian countries their own homepages
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YouTube gives three Asian countries their own homepages

Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Nepal all get new front pages.

By A. Tarantola,   01.13.16
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01.08.16
The Dark Web has its first major news publication
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The Dark Web has its first major news publication

ProPublica wants to prove the Tor network isn't just for nefarious deeds.

By T. Seppala,   01.08.16
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01.07.16
US leaders meet with tech CEOs to fight terrorism online
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US leaders meet with tech CEOs to fight terrorism online

Top brass from the FBI and beyond are meeting with Facebook, Google, Twitter and other top internet firms.

By J. Fingas,   01.07.16
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12.20.15
Web status code tells you when sites are censored
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Web status code tells you when sites are censored

If you see a 451 error, you know a government tried to silence something.

By J. Fingas,   12.20.15
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12.17.15
China tells the world to respect its censorship
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China tells the world to respect its censorship

President Xi wants more liberal nations not to interfere with its online suppression.

By D. Cooper,   12.17.15
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12.15.15
Facebook, Google and Twitter agree to delete some hate speech
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Facebook, Google and Twitter agree to delete some hate speech

Germany has a promise from internet giants that they'll quickly purge hate speech when it incites crime.

By J. Fingas,   12.15.15
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11.23.15
Bangladesh blocks Facebook and chat apps to stop 'crimes'
11.23.15

Bangladesh blocks Facebook and chat apps to stop 'crimes'

Bangladesh may be trying to silence unrest over planned executions by banning social networks.

By J. Fingas,   11.23.15
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