Slashdot Items Tagged "censorship"

Date / Time Story
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @02:55PM Wikipedia Founder Jimmy Wales is Launching an Online Publication To Fight Fake News
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @02:54PM Google Looks at People As it Pledges To Fight Fake News and 'Offensive' Content
Friday March 31, 2017 @04:35AM House Approves Bill To Force Public Release of EPA Science
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @04:33PM Germany Plans To Fine Social Media Sites Over Hate Speech
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @12:01PM Twitter To Get Even Harsher On Trolls
Friday February 24, 2017 @12:25PM Google Releases an AI Tool For Publishers To Spot and Weed Out Toxic Comments
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @05:57PM 'We Won't Block Pirate Bay,' Swedish Telecoms Giant Says
Thursday February 16, 2017 @03:02PM CloudFlare Puts Pirate Sites on New IP Addresses, Avoids Cogent Blockade
Sunday February 12, 2017 @10:57AM Twitter Announces (More) Hate-Speech Fighting Tools (Again)
Friday February 10, 2017 @05:38PM Internet Backbone Provider Cogent Blocks Pirate Bay and Other 'Pirate' Sites
Thursday February 09, 2017 @01:09PM Tor's Ooniprobe, Now Available On Android and iOS, Helps People Track Internet Censorship
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @02:25PM Why Has Cameroon Blocked the Internet?
Friday February 03, 2017 @12:31PM Reddit Bans Far-Right Groups Altright and Alternativeright
Saturday January 14, 2017 @08:15PM Thousands Of Cubans Now Have Internet Access
Monday January 09, 2017 @09:45AM Russia Demands LinkedIn App Takedown, Apple and Google Comply
Sunday January 01, 2017 @11:14AM Germany Considers Fining Facebook $522,000 Per Fake News Item
Friday December 30, 2016 @09:12AM Governments Shut Down the Internet More Than 50 Times in 2016
Thursday December 22, 2016 @02:30PM South Carolina Bill Wants To Put Porn Blocks On New Computers
Monday December 19, 2016 @10:57AM Turkey Blocks Tor's Anonymity Network
Thursday December 15, 2016 @12:02PM China Takes Action On Thousands Of Websites For 'Harmful', Obscene Content
Monday December 12, 2016 @06:37AM Twitter Reinstates White Nationalist Leader's Account
Sunday December 11, 2016 @03:34PM Google Global Cache Is Coming to Cuba
Saturday December 10, 2016 @05:18AM Twitter Cuts API Access For Media Sonar, Spy Tool Used To Target Black Lives Matter
Tuesday December 06, 2016 @11:58AM Facebook Begins Asking Users To Rate Articles' Use of 'Misleading Language'
Monday December 05, 2016 @02:31PM EU Threatens Twitter And Facebook With Possible 'Hate Speech' Laws
Saturday December 03, 2016 @04:34PM UK Health Secretary Urges Social Media Companies To Block Cyberbullying And Underaged Sexting
Saturday December 03, 2016 @03:41AM It Will Soon Be Illegal To Punish US Customers Who Criticize Businesses Online
Friday December 02, 2016 @12:16AM China Is Censoring People's Chats Without Them Even Knowing About It
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @06:06AM Microsoft Confirms Its Chinese-Language Chatbot Filters Certain Topics
Saturday November 26, 2016 @09:12AM Advertising Company AppNexus Bans Breitbart News Over Hate Speech
Thursday November 24, 2016 @11:38AM Reddit CEO Admits To Editing User Comments Amid Pizzagate Malarkey
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @07:39PM Facebook Said To Create Censorship Tool To Get Back Into China
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @06:53PM UK Government Confirm Move to Force ISPs into Blocking "Adult" Sites
Monday November 21, 2016 @01:56AM EFF Report Finds 74% Of Censorship News Stories Are About Facebook
Thursday November 17, 2016 @06:06AM Twitter Suspends American Far-Right Activists' Accounts
Friday November 11, 2016 @08:05PM WikiLeaks Calls for Pardons From President Obama -- Or President Trump
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @06:04PM Donald Trump Won Because of Facebook
Sunday November 06, 2016 @10:02PM Gawker Pays $750,000 To That Guy Who Didn't Invent Email
Friday November 04, 2016 @10:37PM Turkey Doubles Down On Censorship With Block On VPNs, Tor
Friday November 04, 2016 @11:21AM China Internet Authority Formalizes Regulations For Live-Streaming Industry
Friday November 04, 2016 @10:20AM Turkey Blocks Access To Twitter, WhatsApp, YouTube, and Facebook
Sunday October 23, 2016 @01:12PM Facebook Bans Animated Breast Cancer Awareness Video Showing Circle-Shaped Breasts
Saturday October 22, 2016 @07:15PM Cisco Develops System To Automatically Cut-Off Pirate Video Streams
Saturday October 22, 2016 @02:59PM Journalist Cleared of Riot Charges in South Dakota
Friday October 21, 2016 @06:34PM Facebook Employees Tried To Remove Trump Posts As Hate Speech
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @11:17AM Ecuador Acknowledges Limiting Julian Assange's Web Access
Monday October 17, 2016 @06:06PM Journalists Face Jail Time After Reporting on North Dakota Pipeline Protest
Thursday October 13, 2016 @02:13PM Beijing Said Facebook and Google Are Welcome Back To China as Long as They 'Respect China's Laws'
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @01:05AM Dozens of Suspicious Court Cases Aim At Getting Web Pages Taken Down Or Deindexed
Sunday October 09, 2016 @02:58PM Dropbox, Google Drive, GitHub and Microsoft OneDrive Cloud Services Blocked In Turkey
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @11:40PM Indonesia Wants To Criminalize Memes
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @07:43PM Anti-Defamation League Declares Pepe the Frog a Hate Symbol
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @11:05AM California Enacts Law Requiring IMDb To Remove Actor Ages On Request
Sunday September 25, 2016 @12:38PM Krebs Is Back Online Thanks To Google's Project Shield
Saturday September 24, 2016 @12:25AM U.S. Funds Challenges To North Korea's 'Information Shield'
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @12:16AM Instagram Rolls Out 'Keyword Moderation Tool' That Will Filter Out Offensive Comments
Monday September 12, 2016 @05:29PM Ubuntu Torrent Removed From Google Due To DMCA Complaint
Sunday September 11, 2016 @06:09PM Are Governments Denying Internet Access To Their Political Opponents?
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @05:00PM Cuba Is Blocking Text Messages That Contain Words Like 'Democracy'
Saturday September 03, 2016 @09:50AM Creators Call Out YouTube For Demonetizing Videos
Friday September 02, 2016 @09:46PM Feds Spend Nearly $500K To 'Combat Online Trolling'
Saturday August 27, 2016 @11:01AM Twitter Is Working On Anti-Harassment Keyword Filtering Tool, Says Report
Friday August 26, 2016 @04:18PM British Companies Are Selling Advanced Spy Tech To Authoritarian Regimes
Monday August 22, 2016 @08:02PM North Korea Unveils Netflix-Like Streaming Service Called 'Manbang'
Sunday August 21, 2016 @01:53PM Twitter Announces New Blocking and Filtering Features
Sunday August 21, 2016 @11:07AM India Threatens 3-Year Jail Sentences For Viewing Blocked Torrents
Monday August 15, 2016 @12:55AM Former Twitter Employees: 'Abuse Problem' Comes From Their Culture Of Free Speech
Thursday August 11, 2016 @09:17PM Twitter CEO Dick Costolo Secretly Censored Abusive Responses To President Obama, Says Report
Sunday August 07, 2016 @11:05PM Microsoft, Google, Apple Could Be Requested To Actively Block Pirated Downloads, Says Report
Saturday August 06, 2016 @09:01PM Stopping Trolls Is 'Now Life and Death For Twitter', Argues Backchannel
Saturday August 06, 2016 @10:32AM Yahoo's New Anti-Abuse AI Outperforms Previous AI
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @12:34PM Donald Trump Signs Pledge To Crack Down On Internet Porn
Sunday July 31, 2016 @08:39PM Chased Off of YouTube, Leaked 'No Man's Sky' Footage Runs to Pornhub
Monday July 25, 2016 @06:03PM Facebook Admits Blocking WikiLeaks' DNC Email Links, But Won't Say Why
Monday July 25, 2016 @11:33AM China Bans Internet News Reporting As Media Crackdown Widens
Saturday July 23, 2016 @05:52AM Microsoft Rewrites Wassenaar Arms Control Pact To Protect The Infosec Industry
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @04:22PM Google and Bing Have No Obligation To Censor Searches For Torrents
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @12:52PM Brazil Judge Orders Phone Carriers To Block WhatsApp Message App
Sunday July 17, 2016 @02:22PM Did Armenia Censor Facebook?
Saturday July 16, 2016 @01:51AM Starbucks and McDonald's Announce Porn Blocks On Their Wi-Fi Networks
Friday July 15, 2016 @05:11PM Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube Blocked In Turkey During Reported Coup Attempt
Saturday July 09, 2016 @11:50AM Wannabe Prime Minister Andrea Leadsom Thinks Websites Should Be Rated Like Films
Friday July 08, 2016 @11:56PM UK Proposes Mandatory Age Verification For Porn Sites
Thursday July 07, 2016 @11:19PM Facebook Decides Which Killings We're Allowed to See
Thursday July 07, 2016 @03:19PM UK ISP Sky Is About To Start Censoring the Web For All of Its Customers
Saturday July 02, 2016 @11:40PM UN Council: Seriously, Nations, Stop Switching Off the Internet!
Monday June 27, 2016 @09:58AM Google and Facebook May Be Suppressing 'Extremist' Speech With Copyright Scanners
Sunday June 26, 2016 @06:47PM Religious Hacker Defaces 111 Escort Sites
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @04:48PM The New Censorship: 'How Did Google Become The Internet's Censor and Master Manipulator?'
Friday June 17, 2016 @04:32PM Thanks To Apple's Influence, You're Not Getting A Rifle Emoji
Tuesday June 14, 2016 @09:40PM Peter Thiel's Lawyer Wants To Silence Reporting On Trump's Hair
Sunday June 12, 2016 @06:31PM World Reacts To The Worst Mass Shooting In U.S. History
Friday June 10, 2016 @05:25PM There's No Evidence That Google Is Manipulating Searches To Help Hillary Clinton
Friday June 10, 2016 @04:04PM Chinese Government Fakes Nearly 450 Million Social Media Posts a Year
Thursday June 09, 2016 @06:23PM Sir Tim Berners-Lee: Internet Has Become 'World's Largest Surveillance Network'
Wednesday June 08, 2016 @11:01AM KickassTorrents Enters The Dark Web, Adds Official Tor Address
Friday June 03, 2016 @07:23PM UK Risks Over-Blocking Content Online, Warns Human Rights Watchdog
Friday June 03, 2016 @01:40PM Facebook Spares Humans By Fighting Offensive Photos With AI
Thursday June 02, 2016 @01:21AM Twitter Ignites Censorship Debate After Removal Of Parody Putin Account
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @11:09PM Microsoft, Facebook, YouTube and Others Agree To Remove Hate Speech Across the EU
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @04:12PM PayPal To Suspend Business Operations In Turkey Following License Denial
Saturday May 21, 2016 @04:50AM Fox 'Stole' a Game Clip, Used It In Family Guy and DMCA'd the Original
Friday May 13, 2016 @01:26PM How to hack slasdot
Friday May 13, 2016 @04:52AM Mark Zuckerberg: 'No Evidence' Facebook Staff Suppressed Stories With Conservative Viewpoints
Saturday May 07, 2016 @08:30PM The Pirate Bay Now Blocked In Chrome, Firefox, And Safari
Saturday May 07, 2016 @07:13PM Prisons Moving To All-Video Visitation
Saturday May 07, 2016 @12:27AM Homeland Security Wants To Subpoena Techdirt Over The Identity Of A Hyperbolic Commenter
Monday May 02, 2016 @02:33PM WhatsApp Blocked in Brazil for 72 Hours Over Data Dispute
Monday April 25, 2016 @01:42PM Fired Reddit Exec Launches Competing Site
Sunday April 24, 2016 @02:56PM I finally caught them in the act!
Wednesday April 20, 2016 @05:35AM Utah Governor: 'Porn Is A Public Health Crisis'
Friday April 15, 2016 @05:18PM Apple's iTunes Movies and iBooks Stores Mysteriously Go Down In China
Friday April 15, 2016 @10:49AM Merkel allows prosecution of German comedian who mocked Turkish president
Thursday April 07, 2016 @02:07PM Architect of China's Great Firewall Embarrassed After Needing To Use VPN
Tuesday April 05, 2016 @02:18PM Cyber Commander Says It's 'Not Realistic' To Shut Down Internet
Tuesday April 05, 2016 @10:45AM Aussie Pirates Have Another Year Not To Worry About Warnings
Tuesday April 05, 2016 @04:59AM China Censors Online Discussion About Panama Papers
Monday April 04, 2016 @04:53PM Taliban App's Publication Points To Holes In Google's App Review Process
Sunday April 03, 2016 @11:43AM Quebec Bill Would Force Internet Firms To Block Access To Online Gaming Sites
Saturday April 02, 2016 @06:51PM MPAA Opposes Proposed Minnesota Revenge Porn Law, Saying It Limits Speech
Friday April 01, 2016 @03:38PM North Korea Officially Blocks Facebook, Twitter and YouTube
Friday April 01, 2016 @04:11AM Reddit Deletes Surveillance 'Warrant Canary' In Transparency Report
Tuesday March 29, 2016 @09:47PM Global Majority Backs a Ban On 'Dark Net,' Poll Says
Tuesday March 29, 2016 @04:27PM Why ISIS Is Winning The Online Propaganda War
Monday March 28, 2016 @02:12PM Microsoft Releases a Version of Windows 10 For the Chinese Government
Friday March 25, 2016 @12:57PM Have a Political Bumper Sticker? The FBI Might Be Snapping Photos of You
Wednesday March 23, 2016 @08:18PM UK Man Faces Prison For Circumventing UK's Pirate Site Blockade
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @12:36AM During Sunshine Week, MuckRock Looks At Some of the All-Time Greatest Redactions
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @11:44PM Draconian Aussie Science Censorship Law Takes Effect Next Month
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @01:02AM Censorware Failure: Kiddle's "Child-Safe" Search Engine
Friday February 26, 2016 @09:54PM Did Twitter Exec Censor #WhichHillary In Advance of Sunday Fundraiser, Key Primary?
Friday February 26, 2016 @03:03PM Apple Is Not Such a Freedom Fighter In China
Friday February 26, 2016 @02:16PM Tor Project Accuses CloudFlare of Mass Surveillance, Sabotaging Traffic
Friday February 26, 2016 @10:25AM Turkish Gov't Retaliates After Hackers Release Police Data Via Twitter
Thursday February 25, 2016 @02:56PM How Ugandans Overturned an Election-Day Blackout of Social Media Apps
Thursday February 18, 2016 @02:33PM Chief CETA Negotiator Says Treaty "Virtually Complete"
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @05:54PM Edward Snowden Calls For Google To Side With Apple On Encryption Debate
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @12:17AM Cox Stands Pat, Won't Spy On Customers To Appease Copyright Holders
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @02:20PM How Shari Steele Plans To Take Tor Mainstream
Monday February 15, 2016 @07:53PM Iranian App Helps Users Avoid Morality Police
Monday February 15, 2016 @01:31PM 'The Room Had Started To Smell. Really Quite Bad': Stephen Fry Exits Twitter
Saturday February 13, 2016 @01:29AM French Court Rules That Facebook Can Now Be Sued in France
Friday February 12, 2016 @02:54PM UK GHCQ Is Allowed To Hack
Friday February 12, 2016 @10:02AM Indonesia Moves To Ban Same-Sex Emojis On Messaging Apps
Thursday February 11, 2016 @01:16PM As Elections Approach, Iran Uses "Far More Advanced" Internet Censorship
Thursday February 11, 2016 @10:29AM US Encryption Ban Would Only Send the Market Overseas
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @05:41PM FBI Gripes "We Can't Read Everyone's Secrets"
Thursday February 04, 2016 @01:55AM Julian Assange May Surrender To British Police On Friday
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @09:38PM Beyond the Liberator: A 3D-Printed Plastic 9mm Semi-Auto Pistol
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @10:19AM John Cleese Warns Campus Political Correctness Leading Towards 1984
Friday January 29, 2016 @11:26PM Facebook Expands Online Commerce Role, But Says "No Guns, Please"
Friday January 29, 2016 @11:09AM Privacy-Centric Linux Distro Tails Hits 2.0 Release
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @01:38PM Filmmaker Forces Censors To Watch 10-Hour Movie of Paint Drying
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @01:23PM Online Ad Czar Berates Adblockers As Freedom-Hating 'Mafia'
Sunday January 24, 2016 @05:37PM Why I'm a Defender of YouTube
Friday January 15, 2016 @07:02PM Twitter Sued For Giving Voice To Islamic State
Thursday January 14, 2016 @05:42PM Kentucky Bill Proposes Ban On Some Social Media Comments
Thursday January 07, 2016 @06:43PM Cuba's Nationwide Sneakernet: a Model For Developing Nations?
Sunday December 27, 2015 @09:25PM Twitter Says It's Beating the Trolls
Sunday December 27, 2015 @02:06PM North Korea's Operating System Analyzed
Saturday December 26, 2015 @10:47AM Vice: Internet Freedom Is Actively Dissolving In America
Monday December 21, 2015 @01:38PM Currency Exchange Website Accused of Cyber Terrorism By Venezuelan Government
Thursday December 17, 2015 @11:32AM Go To Jail For Visiting a Web Site? Top Law Prof Talks Up the Idea
Thursday December 17, 2015 @11:22AM EU Rules Would Ban Kids Under 16 From Social Media
Thursday December 17, 2015 @09:43AM Brazilian Judge Shuts Down WhatsApp In Brazil
Thursday December 10, 2015 @12:25PM France Will Not Ban Wi-Fi Or Tor, Prime Minister Says
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @10:51AM In Kazakhstan, the Internet Backdoors You
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @09:42AM Spotting And Culling Terrorist Groups On Social Media: Pipe Dream, or Possibility?
Monday November 30, 2015 @04:12PM Israel Meets With Google and YouTube To Discuss Censoring Videos
Thursday November 26, 2015 @01:15PM Richard Dawkins Opposes UK Cinemas Censoring Church's Advert Before Star Wars
Tuesday November 24, 2015 @09:31AM BBC World Service To Provide Radio For North Korea and Eritrea
Thursday November 19, 2015 @11:17AM New Anti-Piracy Law In Australia Already Being Abused
Wednesday November 18, 2015 @03:27PM Facebook Can Block Content Without Explanation, Says US Court
Friday October 30, 2015 @08:18PM Cuba's Internet Routing Is Messed Up
Friday October 30, 2015 @06:22PM National Coalition Calls for Campus Censorship of "Offensive" Speech
Thursday October 08, 2015 @10:11AM NSF Awards $74.5 Million To Support Interdisciplinary Cybersecurity Research
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @10:49AM Under Public Pressure, India Withdraws Draft Encryption Policy
Monday September 21, 2015 @09:16AM India's Worrying Draft Encryption Policy
Sunday September 20, 2015 @12:58PM Delete, Dump and Destroy: Canada's Government Data Severely Compromised
Wednesday September 16, 2015 @06:29AM Robotics Researcher Starts Campaign To Ban Development of Sexbots
Friday September 11, 2015 @08:22AM Report: Google Will Return To China
Sunday August 30, 2015 @10:17PM Assange Says Harrods Assisting Metro Police in 'Round-the-Clock Vigil'
Saturday August 29, 2015 @11:47PM Malaysia Blocking Websites Based On Political Content
Saturday August 29, 2015 @02:26PM Germany Wants Facebook To Obey Its Rules About Holocaust Denial
Thursday August 27, 2015 @08:43AM "Sensationalized Cruelty": FCC Complaints Regarding Game of Thrones
Monday August 24, 2015 @01:26AM Proposed Rules Would Require Gov't Registration For Malaysian Press Sites
Thursday August 20, 2015 @07:08PM Now Google Must Censor Search Results About "Right To Be Forgotten" Removals
Wednesday August 19, 2015 @12:31PM Two Arrests In Denmark For Spreading Information About Popcorn Time
Thursday August 13, 2015 @02:53PM 'Banned' Article About Faulty Immobilizer Chip Published After Two Years
Thursday August 13, 2015 @12:57PM The UK's War On Porn: Turning ISPs Into Parents
Sunday August 09, 2015 @05:15PM Cuba Uses Big Data To Help Tourism, But Their Networks Lack Capacity
Thursday August 06, 2015 @08:55AM Reddit Updates Content Policy, Bans More Subreddits
Sunday July 26, 2015 @11:20PM Twitter Yanks Tweets That Repeat Copyrighted Joke
Saturday July 25, 2015 @05:35PM Chinese Consumers Can Now Buy Formerly Banned Consoles, Nationwide
Thursday July 23, 2015 @09:07AM Universal Pictures Wants To Remove Localhost and IMDB Pages From Google Results
Sunday July 19, 2015 @09:48AM Popular Torrent Site Disappears From Google After Penalty
Thursday July 16, 2015 @06:53AM Citizenfour Director Sues To Find Out Why She Was Detained Every Time She Flew
Friday July 03, 2015 @08:03PM Japanese Court Orders Google To Delete Past Reports Of Man's Molestation Arrest
Tuesday June 30, 2015 @03:28PM Cory Doctorow Talks About Fighting the DMCA (2 Videos)
Tuesday June 30, 2015 @08:38AM 8 Yelp Reviewers Hit With $1.2 Million Defamation Suits