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Google ordered to censor search terms in France

07/19/2012, Despite removing certain terms from its Autocomplete and Instant search features, it looks like Google still isn’t doing enough to please the authorities. According to reports online, the French Supreme Court has ruled that Google should censor the...

Google and Facebook remove content in India

02/06/2012, Google and Facebook have complied with orders from the India government by removing pages that are deemed offensive to Indian political and religious leaders, which is in compliance with a court case which raised censorship fears in what is deemed to be...

Protect-IP law, the 5mn video overview [must watch]

11/17/2011, There’s a new Internet law called PROTECT-IP that is about to be voted in Congress,  and you need to pay attention to it. PROTECT-IP stands for “Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property Act of...

In China, you can’t say the word “protest” on the phone

03/23/2011, We all know that China has one of the most controlling governments in the world, especially when it comes to the media and censorship of free speech. Now, it looks like they are monitoring phone calls too. According to some reports online, last week a...

Google says China is blocking Gmail

03/21/2011, If you live in China and have problems accessing Google’s services like Gmail, it isn’t a problem on Google’s side – it’s China. According to Google, they discovered no technical issues on their side after extensive checking out...

3G Amazon Kindle Manages To Dodge China’s Great Firewall

11/01/2010, Amazon’s 3G Kindle seems to have a rather useful feature when used over in China. Reports are out that the eBook reader manages to dodge past China’s Internet censorship system, allowing users to access a wide range of content that is...

Google Nexus One censors swear words

01/25/2010, While Google might be at loggerheads with the Chinese due to censorship of search results amidst other philosophy wrangles, they’re certainly keeping up with their “Don’t be evil” motto. Why do we say so? The Google Nexus One was...