Censorship

11.14.15
Turkey blocks Reddit through its internet censorship law
11.14.15

Turkey blocks Reddit through its internet censorship law

Turkey is worried that Reddit is a bastion of porn... and political criticism.

By J. Fingas,   11.14.15
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11.11.15
Russia demands Twitter store user data within the country
11.11.15

Russia demands Twitter store user data within the country

Facebook is also facing fines and access denial under Russia's increasingly stringent internet regulations.

By A. Tarantola,   11.11.15
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10.11.15
Apple's News app is disabled in China
10.11.15

Apple's News app is disabled in China

Apple News doesn't work at all in China, even if you have a device from a country where it works.

By J. Fingas,   10.11.15
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10.07.15
Thailand's gamers fight to save the open internet
10.07.15

Thailand's gamers fight to save the open internet

Thailand is considering constructing a Great Firewall of its own, but some people are doing their best to fight it.

By D. Cooper,   10.07.15
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10.04.15
Instagram blames Apple for strict anti-nudity stance
10.04.15

Instagram blames Apple for strict anti-nudity stance

It's all because of the App Store's age ratings, the app's CEO claimed.

By M. Moon,   10.04.15
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09.17.15
China asks US tech companies to follow its security policies
09.17.15

China asks US tech companies to follow its security policies

Among the requests, China is asking IT companies to not harm its national security and to make products "secure and controllable"

By A. Tarantola,   09.17.15
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08.25.15
Internet tool fights censorship by making banned data look 'normal'
08.25.15

Internet tool fights censorship by making banned data look 'normal'

Oppressive governments are making it harder to evade censorship, but a new tool could get around those restrictions by making traffic to banned sites seem innocuous.

By J. Fingas,   08.25.15
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08.24.15
Russia bans all of Wikipedia over an article about hashish (updated)
08.24.15

Russia bans all of Wikipedia over an article about hashish (updated)

Because weed, man.

By A. Tarantola,   08.24.15
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08.20.15
Researchers can steer your emails away from hostile nations
08.20.15

Researchers can steer your emails away from hostile nations

A new technique lets you dodge undesired countries when you send data via peer-to-peer networks.

By S. Dent,   08.20.15
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