All stories tagged internet censorship

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Why India's war against online porn is futile

India's Internet laws have often come under scrutiny for not clearly defining its role in identifying......

04-08-2013 // read full Story
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Anonymous takes down IIPM sites after DoT blocks 'defamatory URLs'

Hackers group Anonymous briefly hacked and took down websites of The Indian Institute of Planning and......

18-02-2013 // read full Story
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Twitter's new transparency report reveals surge in govt. requests for data

Twitter has released its latest transparency report that reveals the micro-blogging site had received......

29-01-2013 // read full Story
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India ranks 2nd globally in accessing users' details: Google Transparency Report

Despite a lot of hue and cry over web censorship last year, Google's latest transparency report reveals......

24-01-2013 // read full Story
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Expect Us 2013: Anonymous warns the world

The hackers group, Anonymous, has said it is going to continue its campaign against web censorship in......

02-01-2013 // read full Story
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Local Internet industry urges govt. not to back UN bid to regulate Internet

The Indian government has drawn flak from the stakeholders in the local Internet industry for being supportive......

27-12-2012 // read full Story
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Anonymous defaces BSNL's site, demands withdrawal of Section 66A of IT Act

Hacker group Anonymous India has struck BSNL's website, demanding withdrawal of the controversial Section......

14-12-2012 // read full Story
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Govt. orders blocking of 690 'offensive' webpages this year

The Indian government has ordered intermediaries to block 690 webpages/URLs for having anti-national,......

12-12-2012 // read full Story
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Iran launches YouTube-like video-sharing site, Mehr

Iran has launched a video-sharing website called Mehr in a bid to provide local users an alternative......

10-12-2012 // read full Story
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UN treaty not to curb the Internet, says the UN telecom chief

Head of the UN telecommunications body, Hamadoun Toure, has quelled worries about the possible moves......

04-12-2012 // read full Story
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