Posts Tagged ‘censorship’

Twitter to censor itself in some nations

Written on January 27th, 2012 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Twitter has refined its technology so it can censor messages on a country-by-country basis. The additional flexibility is likely to raise fears that the short-messaging company’s commitment to free […]

US lawmakers abandoning online piracy bill

Written on January 20th, 2012 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Five days before a critical vote, US senators are abandoning an anti-piracy bill after an outpouring of online opposition to tinkering with internet freedoms. Senate Democratic leaders still plan […]

SOPA blackout: Bills lose three co-sponsors amid protests

Written on January 19th, 2012 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet In case you missed all the news on the proposed bill to Stop On Line Piracy, or SOPA as it has become known, is a bill that was introduced […]

Government backflips on net filter

Written on July 9th, 2010 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet The federal government has again delayed the introduction of its proposed mandatory internet filter while a review of classified material is undertaken. While the review is under way three […]

Gillard to push ahead with web censorship

Written on July 9th, 2010 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet A change of Prime Minister is not enough to kill off one of the most stupid ideas of the 21st century. It had been thought that when  Julia Gillard […]

Internet Filter Not Censorship Says Conroy

Written on April 13th, 2010 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet I don’t know about you, but that old saying about if it looks like a duck and walks like a duck, then it must be a duck, certainly rings […]