All stories tagged web censorship

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Yahoo releases its first transparency report; India made 1,490 data requests

Yahoo has published its first-ever transparency report, which reveals the number of requests made by......

09-09-2013 // read full Story
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India made 3,245 requests for users information: Facebook transparency report

Following the footsteps of Google, Twitter and Microsoft, Facebook has released its first report on requests......

28-08-2013 // read full Story
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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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Government orders ISPs to block 39 sites hosting obscene content

The Indian government has ordered Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to block as many as 39 websites hosting......

27-06-2013 // read full Story
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Facebook responds to WAM! campaign, vows to crack down on hate speech

Facebook has responded to a campaign to eradicate all posts that promote violence against women.The campaign......

30-05-2013 // read full Story
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Internet governance is oxymoron, but should adhere to rules: Kapil Sibal

Union communications and information technology minister Kapil Sibal rejected the notion that the government......

22-03-2013 // read full Story
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Schmidt begins India tour, advocates 'open' Internet

Google Inc.'s executive chairman Eric Schmidt, who recently kicked off his mini-Asia tour, has called......

20-03-2013 // read full Story
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India ranks 2nd globally in seeking web user data: Google

Despite a lot of hue and cry over Internet censorship in the country, the Indian government has continued......

11-03-2013 // read full Story
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Google working with Visa, Paypal and MasterCard to thwart piracy

This is the next step by Google to help remove websites that are making money by posting pirated content......

21-02-2013 // 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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