Slashdot Items Tagged "censorship"

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Thursday December 01, 2016 @11:16PM China Is Censoring People's Chats Without Them Even Knowing About It
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @05:06AM Microsoft Confirms Its Chinese-Language Chatbot Filters Certain Topics
Saturday November 26, 2016 @08:12AM Advertising Company AppNexus Bans Breitbart News Over Hate Speech
Thursday November 24, 2016 @10:38AM Reddit CEO Admits To Editing User Comments Amid Pizzagate Malarkey
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @06:39PM Facebook Said To Create Censorship Tool To Get Back Into China
Monday November 21, 2016 @12:56AM EFF Report Finds 74% Of Censorship News Stories Are About Facebook
Thursday November 17, 2016 @05:06AM Twitter Suspends American Far-Right Activists' Accounts
Friday November 11, 2016 @07:05PM WikiLeaks Calls for Pardons From President Obama -- Or President Trump
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @05:04PM Donald Trump Won Because of Facebook
Sunday November 06, 2016 @09:02PM Gawker Pays $750,000 To That Guy Who Didn't Invent Email
Friday November 04, 2016 @09:37PM Turkey Doubles Down On Censorship With Block On VPNs, Tor
Friday November 04, 2016 @10:21AM China Internet Authority Formalizes Regulations For Live-Streaming Industry
Friday November 04, 2016 @09:20AM Turkey Blocks Access To Twitter, WhatsApp, YouTube, and Facebook
Sunday October 23, 2016 @12:12PM Facebook Bans Animated Breast Cancer Awareness Video Showing Circle-Shaped Breasts
Saturday October 22, 2016 @06:15PM Cisco Develops System To Automatically Cut-Off Pirate Video Streams
Saturday October 22, 2016 @01:59PM Journalist Cleared of Riot Charges in South Dakota
Friday October 21, 2016 @05:34PM Facebook Employees Tried To Remove Trump Posts As Hate Speech
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @10:17AM Ecuador Acknowledges Limiting Julian Assange's Web Access
Monday October 17, 2016 @05:06PM Journalists Face Jail Time After Reporting on North Dakota Pipeline Protest
Thursday October 13, 2016 @01:13PM Beijing Said Facebook and Google Are Welcome Back To China as Long as They 'Respect China's Laws'
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @12:05AM Dozens of Suspicious Court Cases Aim At Getting Web Pages Taken Down Or Deindexed
Sunday October 09, 2016 @01:58PM Dropbox, Google Drive, GitHub and Microsoft OneDrive Cloud Services Blocked In Turkey
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @10:40PM Indonesia Wants To Criminalize Memes
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @06:43PM Anti-Defamation League Declares Pepe the Frog a Hate Symbol
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @10:05AM California Enacts Law Requiring IMDb To Remove Actor Ages On Request
Sunday September 25, 2016 @11:38AM Krebs Is Back Online Thanks To Google's Project Shield
Friday September 23, 2016 @11:25PM U.S. Funds Challenges To North Korea's 'Information Shield'
Monday September 12, 2016 @11:16PM Instagram Rolls Out 'Keyword Moderation Tool' That Will Filter Out Offensive Comments
Monday September 12, 2016 @04:29PM Ubuntu Torrent Removed From Google Due To DMCA Complaint
Sunday September 11, 2016 @05:09PM Are Governments Denying Internet Access To Their Political Opponents?
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @04:00PM Cuba Is Blocking Text Messages That Contain Words Like 'Democracy'
Saturday September 03, 2016 @08:50AM Creators Call Out YouTube For Demonetizing Videos
Friday September 02, 2016 @08:46PM Feds Spend Nearly $500K To 'Combat Online Trolling'
Saturday August 27, 2016 @10:01AM Twitter Is Working On Anti-Harassment Keyword Filtering Tool, Says Report
Friday August 26, 2016 @03:18PM British Companies Are Selling Advanced Spy Tech To Authoritarian Regimes
Monday August 22, 2016 @07:02PM North Korea Unveils Netflix-Like Streaming Service Called 'Manbang'
Sunday August 21, 2016 @12:53PM Twitter Announces New Blocking and Filtering Features
Sunday August 21, 2016 @10:07AM India Threatens 3-Year Jail Sentences For Viewing Blocked Torrents
Sunday August 14, 2016 @11:55PM Former Twitter Employees: 'Abuse Problem' Comes From Their Culture Of Free Speech
Thursday August 11, 2016 @08:17PM Twitter CEO Dick Costolo Secretly Censored Abusive Responses To President Obama, Says Report
Sunday August 07, 2016 @10:05PM Microsoft, Google, Apple Could Be Requested To Actively Block Pirated Downloads, Says Report
Saturday August 06, 2016 @08:01PM Stopping Trolls Is 'Now Life and Death For Twitter', Argues Backchannel
Saturday August 06, 2016 @09:32AM Yahoo's New Anti-Abuse AI Outperforms Previous AI
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @11:34AM Donald Trump Signs Pledge To Crack Down On Internet Porn
Sunday July 31, 2016 @07:39PM Chased Off of YouTube, Leaked 'No Man's Sky' Footage Runs to Pornhub
Monday July 25, 2016 @05:03PM Facebook Admits Blocking WikiLeaks' DNC Email Links, But Won't Say Why
Monday July 25, 2016 @10:33AM China Bans Internet News Reporting As Media Crackdown Widens
Saturday July 23, 2016 @04:52AM Microsoft Rewrites Wassenaar Arms Control Pact To Protect The Infosec Industry
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @03:22PM Google and Bing Have No Obligation To Censor Searches For Torrents
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @11:52AM Brazil Judge Orders Phone Carriers To Block WhatsApp Message App
Sunday July 17, 2016 @01:22PM Did Armenia Censor Facebook?
Saturday July 16, 2016 @12:51AM Starbucks and McDonald's Announce Porn Blocks On Their Wi-Fi Networks
Friday July 15, 2016 @04:11PM Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube Blocked In Turkey During Reported Coup Attempt
Saturday July 09, 2016 @10:50AM Wannabe Prime Minister Andrea Leadsom Thinks Websites Should Be Rated Like Films
Friday July 08, 2016 @10:56PM UK Proposes Mandatory Age Verification For Porn Sites
Thursday July 07, 2016 @10:19PM Facebook Decides Which Killings We're Allowed to See
Thursday July 07, 2016 @02:19PM UK ISP Sky Is About To Start Censoring the Web For All of Its Customers
Saturday July 02, 2016 @10:40PM UN Council: Seriously, Nations, Stop Switching Off the Internet!
Monday June 27, 2016 @08:58AM Google and Facebook May Be Suppressing 'Extremist' Speech With Copyright Scanners
Sunday June 26, 2016 @05:47PM Religious Hacker Defaces 111 Escort Sites
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @03:48PM The New Censorship: 'How Did Google Become The Internet's Censor and Master Manipulator?'
Friday June 17, 2016 @03:32PM Thanks To Apple's Influence, You're Not Getting A Rifle Emoji
Tuesday June 14, 2016 @08:40PM Peter Thiel's Lawyer Wants To Silence Reporting On Trump's Hair
Sunday June 12, 2016 @05:31PM World Reacts To The Worst Mass Shooting In U.S. History
Friday June 10, 2016 @04:25PM There's No Evidence That Google Is Manipulating Searches To Help Hillary Clinton
Friday June 10, 2016 @03:04PM Chinese Government Fakes Nearly 450 Million Social Media Posts a Year
Thursday June 09, 2016 @05:23PM Sir Tim Berners-Lee: Internet Has Become 'World's Largest Surveillance Network'
Wednesday June 08, 2016 @10:01AM KickassTorrents Enters The Dark Web, Adds Official Tor Address
Friday June 03, 2016 @06:23PM UK Risks Over-Blocking Content Online, Warns Human Rights Watchdog
Friday June 03, 2016 @12:40PM Facebook Spares Humans By Fighting Offensive Photos With AI
Thursday June 02, 2016 @12:21AM Twitter Ignites Censorship Debate After Removal Of Parody Putin Account
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @10:09PM Microsoft, Facebook, YouTube and Others Agree To Remove Hate Speech Across the EU
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @03:12PM PayPal To Suspend Business Operations In Turkey Following License Denial
Saturday May 21, 2016 @03:50AM Fox 'Stole' a Game Clip, Used It In Family Guy and DMCA'd the Original
Friday May 13, 2016 @12:26PM How to hack slasdot
Friday May 13, 2016 @03:52AM Mark Zuckerberg: 'No Evidence' Facebook Staff Suppressed Stories With Conservative Viewpoints
Saturday May 07, 2016 @07:30PM The Pirate Bay Now Blocked In Chrome, Firefox, And Safari
Saturday May 07, 2016 @06:13PM Prisons Moving To All-Video Visitation
Friday May 06, 2016 @11:27PM Homeland Security Wants To Subpoena Techdirt Over The Identity Of A Hyperbolic Commenter
Monday May 02, 2016 @01:33PM WhatsApp Blocked in Brazil for 72 Hours Over Data Dispute
Monday April 25, 2016 @12:42PM Fired Reddit Exec Launches Competing Site
Sunday April 24, 2016 @01:56PM I finally caught them in the act!
Wednesday April 20, 2016 @04:35AM Utah Governor: 'Porn Is A Public Health Crisis'
Friday April 15, 2016 @04:18PM Apple's iTunes Movies and iBooks Stores Mysteriously Go Down In China
Friday April 15, 2016 @09:49AM Merkel allows prosecution of German comedian who mocked Turkish president
Thursday April 07, 2016 @01:07PM Architect of China's Great Firewall Embarrassed After Needing To Use VPN
Tuesday April 05, 2016 @01:18PM Cyber Commander Says It's 'Not Realistic' To Shut Down Internet
Tuesday April 05, 2016 @09:45AM Aussie Pirates Have Another Year Not To Worry About Warnings
Tuesday April 05, 2016 @03:59AM China Censors Online Discussion About Panama Papers
Monday April 04, 2016 @03:53PM Taliban App's Publication Points To Holes In Google's App Review Process
Sunday April 03, 2016 @10:43AM Quebec Bill Would Force Internet Firms To Block Access To Online Gaming Sites
Saturday April 02, 2016 @05:51PM MPAA Opposes Proposed Minnesota Revenge Porn Law, Saying It Limits Speech
Friday April 01, 2016 @02:38PM North Korea Officially Blocks Facebook, Twitter and YouTube
Friday April 01, 2016 @03:11AM Reddit Deletes Surveillance 'Warrant Canary' In Transparency Report
Tuesday March 29, 2016 @08:47PM Global Majority Backs a Ban On 'Dark Net,' Poll Says
Tuesday March 29, 2016 @03:27PM Why ISIS Is Winning The Online Propaganda War
Monday March 28, 2016 @01:12PM Microsoft Releases a Version of Windows 10 For the Chinese Government
Friday March 25, 2016 @11:57AM Have a Political Bumper Sticker? The FBI Might Be Snapping Photos of You
Wednesday March 23, 2016 @07:18PM UK Man Faces Prison For Circumventing UK's Pirate Site Blockade
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @11:36PM During Sunshine Week, MuckRock Looks At Some of the All-Time Greatest Redactions
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @10:44PM Draconian Aussie Science Censorship Law Takes Effect Next Month
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @12:02AM Censorware Failure: Kiddle's "Child-Safe" Search Engine
Friday February 26, 2016 @08:54PM Did Twitter Exec Censor #WhichHillary In Advance of Sunday Fundraiser, Key Primary?
Friday February 26, 2016 @02:03PM Apple Is Not Such a Freedom Fighter In China
Friday February 26, 2016 @01:16PM Tor Project Accuses CloudFlare of Mass Surveillance, Sabotaging Traffic
Friday February 26, 2016 @09:25AM Turkish Gov't Retaliates After Hackers Release Police Data Via Twitter
Thursday February 25, 2016 @01:56PM How Ugandans Overturned an Election-Day Blackout of Social Media Apps
Thursday February 18, 2016 @01:33PM Chief CETA Negotiator Says Treaty "Virtually Complete"
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @04:54PM Edward Snowden Calls For Google To Side With Apple On Encryption Debate
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @11:17PM Cox Stands Pat, Won't Spy On Customers To Appease Copyright Holders
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @01:20PM How Shari Steele Plans To Take Tor Mainstream
Monday February 15, 2016 @06:53PM Iranian App Helps Users Avoid Morality Police
Monday February 15, 2016 @12:31PM 'The Room Had Started To Smell. Really Quite Bad': Stephen Fry Exits Twitter
Saturday February 13, 2016 @12:29AM French Court Rules That Facebook Can Now Be Sued in France
Friday February 12, 2016 @01:54PM UK GHCQ Is Allowed To Hack
Friday February 12, 2016 @09:02AM Indonesia Moves To Ban Same-Sex Emojis On Messaging Apps
Thursday February 11, 2016 @12:16PM As Elections Approach, Iran Uses "Far More Advanced" Internet Censorship
Thursday February 11, 2016 @09:29AM US Encryption Ban Would Only Send the Market Overseas
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @04:41PM FBI Gripes "We Can't Read Everyone's Secrets"
Thursday February 04, 2016 @12:55AM Julian Assange May Surrender To British Police On Friday
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @08:38PM Beyond the Liberator: A 3D-Printed Plastic 9mm Semi-Auto Pistol
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @09:19AM John Cleese Warns Campus Political Correctness Leading Towards 1984
Friday January 29, 2016 @10:26PM Facebook Expands Online Commerce Role, But Says "No Guns, Please"
Friday January 29, 2016 @10:09AM Privacy-Centric Linux Distro Tails Hits 2.0 Release
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @12:38PM Filmmaker Forces Censors To Watch 10-Hour Movie of Paint Drying
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @12:23PM Online Ad Czar Berates Adblockers As Freedom-Hating 'Mafia'
Sunday January 24, 2016 @04:37PM Why I'm a Defender of YouTube
Friday January 15, 2016 @06:02PM Twitter Sued For Giving Voice To Islamic State
Thursday January 14, 2016 @04:42PM Kentucky Bill Proposes Ban On Some Social Media Comments
Thursday January 07, 2016 @05:43PM Cuba's Nationwide Sneakernet: a Model For Developing Nations?
Sunday December 27, 2015 @08:25PM Twitter Says It's Beating the Trolls
Sunday December 27, 2015 @01:06PM North Korea's Operating System Analyzed
Saturday December 26, 2015 @09:47AM Vice: Internet Freedom Is Actively Dissolving In America
Monday December 21, 2015 @12:38PM Currency Exchange Website Accused of Cyber Terrorism By Venezuelan Government
Thursday December 17, 2015 @10:32AM Go To Jail For Visiting a Web Site? Top Law Prof Talks Up the Idea
Thursday December 17, 2015 @10:22AM EU Rules Would Ban Kids Under 16 From Social Media
Thursday December 17, 2015 @08:43AM Brazilian Judge Shuts Down WhatsApp In Brazil
Thursday December 10, 2015 @11:25AM France Will Not Ban Wi-Fi Or Tor, Prime Minister Says
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @09:51AM In Kazakhstan, the Internet Backdoors You
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @08:42AM Spotting And Culling Terrorist Groups On Social Media: Pipe Dream, or Possibility?
Monday November 30, 2015 @03:12PM Israel Meets With Google and YouTube To Discuss Censoring Videos
Thursday November 26, 2015 @12:15PM Richard Dawkins Opposes UK Cinemas Censoring Church's Advert Before Star Wars
Tuesday November 24, 2015 @08:31AM BBC World Service To Provide Radio For North Korea and Eritrea
Thursday November 19, 2015 @10:17AM New Anti-Piracy Law In Australia Already Being Abused
Wednesday November 18, 2015 @02:27PM Facebook Can Block Content Without Explanation, Says US Court
Friday October 30, 2015 @07:18PM Cuba's Internet Routing Is Messed Up
Friday October 30, 2015 @05:22PM National Coalition Calls for Campus Censorship of "Offensive" Speech
Thursday October 08, 2015 @09:11AM NSF Awards $74.5 Million To Support Interdisciplinary Cybersecurity Research
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @09:49AM Under Public Pressure, India Withdraws Draft Encryption Policy
Monday September 21, 2015 @08:16AM India's Worrying Draft Encryption Policy
Sunday September 20, 2015 @11:58AM Delete, Dump and Destroy: Canada's Government Data Severely Compromised
Wednesday September 16, 2015 @05:29AM Robotics Researcher Starts Campaign To Ban Development of Sexbots
Friday September 11, 2015 @07:22AM Report: Google Will Return To China
Sunday August 30, 2015 @09:17PM Assange Says Harrods Assisting Metro Police in 'Round-the-Clock Vigil'
Saturday August 29, 2015 @10:47PM Malaysia Blocking Websites Based On Political Content
Saturday August 29, 2015 @01:26PM Germany Wants Facebook To Obey Its Rules About Holocaust Denial
Thursday August 27, 2015 @07:43AM "Sensationalized Cruelty": FCC Complaints Regarding Game of Thrones
Monday August 24, 2015 @12:26AM Proposed Rules Would Require Gov't Registration For Malaysian Press Sites
Thursday August 20, 2015 @06:08PM Now Google Must Censor Search Results About "Right To Be Forgotten" Removals
Wednesday August 19, 2015 @11:31AM Two Arrests In Denmark For Spreading Information About Popcorn Time
Thursday August 13, 2015 @01:53PM 'Banned' Article About Faulty Immobilizer Chip Published After Two Years
Thursday August 13, 2015 @11:57AM The UK's War On Porn: Turning ISPs Into Parents
Sunday August 09, 2015 @04:15PM Cuba Uses Big Data To Help Tourism, But Their Networks Lack Capacity
Thursday August 06, 2015 @07:55AM Reddit Updates Content Policy, Bans More Subreddits
Sunday July 26, 2015 @10:20PM Twitter Yanks Tweets That Repeat Copyrighted Joke
Saturday July 25, 2015 @04:35PM Chinese Consumers Can Now Buy Formerly Banned Consoles, Nationwide
Thursday July 23, 2015 @08:07AM Universal Pictures Wants To Remove Localhost and IMDB Pages From Google Results
Sunday July 19, 2015 @08:48AM Popular Torrent Site Disappears From Google After Penalty
Thursday July 16, 2015 @05:53AM Citizenfour Director Sues To Find Out Why She Was Detained Every Time She Flew
Friday July 03, 2015 @07:03PM Japanese Court Orders Google To Delete Past Reports Of Man's Molestation Arrest
Tuesday June 30, 2015 @02:28PM Cory Doctorow Talks About Fighting the DMCA (2 Videos)
Tuesday June 30, 2015 @07:38AM 8 Yelp Reviewers Hit With $1.2 Million Defamation Suits
Sunday June 28, 2015 @06:47PM BBC Curates The "Right To Be Forgotten" Links That Google Can't
Thursday June 25, 2015 @03:07PM Google, Apple, and Others Remove Content Related To the Confederate Flag
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @07:53AM Australia Passes Site-Blocking Legislation
Sunday June 21, 2015 @07:28AM In 6 Months, Australia Bans More Than 240 Games
Monday June 15, 2015 @05:49AM North Korea Blocks Data Access For Foreigners
Saturday June 13, 2015 @08:37AM France Claims Right To Censor Search Results Globally
Thursday June 11, 2015 @09:12AM Australian ISPs Will Be Forced To Block (Some) Pirate Websites
Saturday June 06, 2015 @01:54AM Librarians As the First Line of Privacy Defense
Thursday June 04, 2015 @07:34AM Facebook Sued In US Court For Blocking Page In India
Saturday May 30, 2015 @04:45PM Artist Uses 3D Printing To Preserve Artifacts Destroyed By ISIS
Wednesday May 27, 2015 @09:35PM High Court Orders UK ISPs To Block EBook Sites
Saturday May 16, 2015 @06:09AM European Telecoms May Block Mobile Ads, Spelling Trouble For Google
Thursday May 14, 2015 @12:32PM Douglas Williams Pleads Guilty To Training Customers To Beat Polygraph
Thursday May 07, 2015 @04:39PM Canadian Town Outlaws Online Insults To Police and Officials
Thursday May 07, 2015 @12:46PM Defense Distributed Sues State Department Over 3-D Gun Censorship
Sunday May 03, 2015 @11:45PM Two Gunman Killed Outside "Draw the Prophet" Event In Texas
Saturday May 02, 2015 @10:01AM My High School CS Homework Is the Centerfold
Friday April 24, 2015 @09:45AM Irish Legislator Proposes Law That Would Make Annoying People Online a Crime
Saturday April 18, 2015 @07:21PM Joseph Goebbels' Estate Sues Publisher Over Diary Excerpt Royalties
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @12:32PM Turkish Hackers Target Vatican Website After Pope's Genocide Comment
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @08:21AM Spain's Hologram Protest: Thousands Join Virtual March In Madrid
Friday April 10, 2015 @06:42PM 3D Printed Guns Might Lead To Law Changes In Australia
Monday April 06, 2015 @11:50AM USPTO Demands EFF Censor Its Comments On Patentable Subject Matter
Saturday April 04, 2015 @06:50PM UK's Tories Promise To Enact Age Limits For Viewing Online Porn
Saturday April 04, 2015 @12:36AM Sen. Feinstein Says Anarchist Cookbook Should Be "Removed From the Internet"
Tuesday March 31, 2015 @09:48AM EU Commission Divided Over Nation-Specific Content Blocking
Monday March 30, 2015 @09:09PM China's Foreign Ministry: China Did Not Attack Github, We Are the Major Victims
Sunday March 29, 2015 @05:54PM Quebec Plans To Require Website Blocking, Studies New Internet Access Tax