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Russia's ban on Wikipedia ends as abruptly as it started

Much ado about nothing, or another attack on the Internet information space by an increasingly paranoid and embattled regime?

Russia’s ban on Wikipedia ended Tuesday as abruptly and as mysteriously as it had begun, as Roskomnadzor, the regulator that is Russia’s equivalent of the Federal Communications Commission, unblocked access to the site less than 24 hours earlier. 375 more words


Malaysian Government Seeks Help in Internet Censorship

The Malaysian government is seeking help from Internet companies, namely Google, Twitter, and Facebook, to stem the tide of “false content” online, which they feel can harm public safety. 308 more words


The idea of Chinese online censorship

Last night, I found a really useful TEDtalk video by Michael Anti about the Great Firewall of China while I was doing research for the web feature project. 193 more words

Chinese Internet Censorship

BBFC kindly point out the sexiest music videos...Government announces that BBFC music video ratings will be a permanent feature on YouTube

Read more UK Government Watch at MelonFarmers.co.uk

See press release from gov.uk

The Government is working with the UK music industry, BBFC and digital service providers like Vevo and YouTube to take further action to protect children from viewing inappropriate videos on the internet.

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Internet regulation: necessary or not?

This first post will concentrate on the arguments from supporters of Internet regulation. As there will follow two more posts discussing the topic of Internet regulation, I will be able to highlight the critics´ opinions in the second one. 523 more words

Freedom Of Speech


In last week’s tutorial (week 3), me, Wei-Han, Caroline and Yawen formed a production team for the web feature project and we have been divided into different roles as well. 149 more words

Chinese Internet Censorship