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How do you solve a problem like censoring YouTube?

Feb 2, 2015
48 hours worth of video is uploaded every minute—Policing content is problematic.
Posted In: YouTube, censorship, internet censorship
Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Russian journalists try to thwart Kremlin censorship

Dec 17, 2014
A group of Russian journalists decamps to Latvia to strike a blow for press freedom.
Posted In: Putin, Kremlin, censorship, Russia, media

Fire Chat is hot app in repressive countries.

Jun 26, 2014
An new app called Firechat lets people ommunicate even when they're offline, allowing them to keep ahead of government censors.
Posted In: apps, censorship

How "public" is Weibo?

Apr 17, 2014
Weibo goes public on Nasdaq as concerns over censorship remain.
Posted In: Weibo, China, censorship

Facebook (sort of) lifts ban on graphic videos

Oct 23, 2013
Nudity is still not okay, though.
Posted In: Facebook, censorship

When it comes to Tumblr, sex doesn't sell

Jul 24, 2013
Yahoo wants blogging site Tumblr to make money, and to do that, Tumblr needs to weed out pornography.
Posted In: tumblr, Yahoo, porn, Internet, censorship

Who do you trust more with your free speech: The government or tech companies?

May 6, 2013
A secret meeting, a handful of tech CEO's, and the future of your freedom of speech online.
Posted In: free speech, Tech, Google, Facebook, censorship

Chinese journalists strike for second day

Jan 8, 2013
Chinese journalists protesting against government censorship hold a second day of strikes in the southern province of Guangdong.
Posted In: China, censorship, media, Xi Jinping

China pulls plug on New York Times websites

Oct 26, 2012
Beijing blocks the New York Times’ English and Chinese-language websites after a report on the riches amassed by the prime minister’s relatives.
Posted In: China, New York Times, censorship

Microsoft’s Surface: Will it be worth scratching?

Jun 18, 2012
A forthcoming tablet from the makers of Windows and Xbox offers a built-in keyboard and a lot of things that might remind you of the iPad.
Posted In: Microsoft, tablets, apple, iPad, Google, censorship

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