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Google, Facebook Comply With India’s New Internet Censorship Rules

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After China and the US, India is the third largest internet market in the world. But India has philosophically aligned itself more with China in pursuing a policy of censorship toward publication of content deemed “offensive” or “objectionable” by individuals, groups or the government. A recently... Please visit Search Engine...
Google, Facebook Comply With India’s New Internet Censorship Rules
Google’s Sergey Brin: China, SOPA, Facebook Threaten the ‘Open Web’

The Morning Lowdown 2-7-12

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Some of the stories people are talking about this morning: »  Yelp advertising is a rip-off for small advertisers (Venture Beat) »  Will Netflix (NSDQ: NFLX) Kill Ratings For Pay Cable? (paidContent) »  Under Threat Of Being Blocked Google (NSDQ: GOOG), Facebook Comply With India’s New Internet Censorship Rules...
The Morning Lowdown 2-7-12

Filmmaker: MPAA Is a Censorship Group, Go Torrent!

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Many independent filmmakers don’t see the MPAA as a group that represents their interests. On the contrary, the MPAA is often disliked for their aggressive censorship regime. Not SOPA-style Internet censorship but film censorship, allegedly used to protect the interests of the major studios. Aside from leading the war on...
Filmmaker: MPAA Is a Censorship Group, Go Torrent!

Google and Facebook must wait until August to contest “objectionable content” case in India

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Google and Facebook must wait until August before they are able to challenge an Indian legal case accusing them of failing to adequately remove objectionable content in the country, the Wall Street Journal reports. The New Delhi High Court handling the case has adjourned the firms’ petition until August, but...
Google and Facebook must wait until August to contest “objectionable content” case in India

Four In Five Consider Web Access A Fundamental Right

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LONDON (Reuters) - Four in five adults believe access to the Internet is a fundamental right — with those feelings particularly strong in South Korea and China — and half believe it should never be regulated, according to a global survey. A poll of 27,000 adults in 26 countries...
Four In Five Consider Web Access A Fundamental Right

Chinese Scientists Don’t Want to Lose Google, Survey Finds

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Google and China may not be fighting over science, but their feud could have unintended negative consequences for researchers in the rising power. A Nature News survey of Chinese scientists found that 84 percent of them thought losing access to Google would “somewhat or significantly” hurt their work process....
Chinese Scientists Don’t Want to Lose Google, Survey Finds

Google Is Leaving China

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Google’s talks with China over censorship have stalled and it now appears that Google will leave the Chinese market entirely.After Friday’s announcement that China would not cave on censorship regulations for Google, which came after Google announced that they would not censor their searches, this showdown seemed imminent. With neither...
Google Is Leaving China

Falkenrath on Twitter Censorship Rules

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Jan. 30 (Bloomberg) -- Richard Falkenrath, a principal at the Chertoff Group and a Bloomberg Television contributing editor, talks about Twitter Inc.'s new censorship rules. Falkenrath speaks on Bloomberg Television's "InBusiness With Margaret Brennan." (Source: Bloomberg)...
Falkenrath on Twitter Censorship Rules

[UPDATED] Is Twitter Helping Users Get Around Its New Censorship Rules?

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Some of the messages Twitter is sending about its new policy on censoring tweets in certain countries seem ambiguous at best. Perhaps the biggest piece of confusion for people trying to make sense of yesterday's announcement is Twitter's inclusion of a link with instructions on how to change your country...
[UPDATED] Is Twitter Helping Users Get Around Its New Censorship Rules?

Google Defies China’s Censorship Rules; China Quickly Strikes Back

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In the latest episode of the ongoing Google-Beijing dispute, Google’s ......
Google Defies China’s Censorship Rules; China Quickly Strikes Back

Censorship in China: How ReadWriteWeb China Was Closed Down For a Month

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In the West, the concept of the 'read/write Web' is a relatively easy one to get behind. Everybody can contribute content to the Web ('write'), as well as read it - it's a very democratic notion and a big reason why I named this blog ReadWriteWeb back in 2003. However...
Censorship in China: How ReadWriteWeb China Was Closed Down For a Month

Excerpts: Google’s Testimony to Federal Commission on China

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Google’s director of public policy Alan Davidson is testifying this afternoon to the federal government’s Congressional-Executive Commission on China. Much of what he is saying about Google’s decision on China has been discussed before. But Mr. Davidson also plans to talk about Internet censorship as a trade issue and what...
Excerpts: Google’s Testimony to Federal Commission on China

Google To Shutter China Search As Talks With Government Reach “An Impasse”

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Yesterday  I speculated about whether Google would be able to have it both ways, to remain in the Chinese search market and still live up to its bold proclamation that it would no longer comply with Chinese government censorship rules. The Chinese, all along, have given no indication that they...
Google To Shutter China Search As Talks With Government Reach “An Impasse”
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