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Social Media Censorship

How Chinese Internet Censorship Works, Sometimes

ChinaFile | Jason Q. Ng | Posted 03.17.2014 | World

Earlier this week, Chinese Internet services blocked searches for the phrase mìshū bāng (秘书帮). Roughly translated as “secretaries gang,...

Blind Activist Censored From Social Media

AP | JOE McDONALD and DIDI TANG | Posted 05.01.2012 | World

BEIJING -- A well-known blind activist's escape from house arrest in China has set off a cat-and-mouse conflict on the Internet between censors and ne...

Country Threatens To Censor Facebook

AP | RAVI NESSMAN | Posted 02.05.2012 | Technology

NEW DELHI — India's top telecommunications official said Tuesday that Internet giants such as Facebook and Google have ignored his demands to sc...

Tweeting Rumors In The UAE Could Now Land You In Jail

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 10.18.2011 | World

The UAE is now enforcing legislation that aims to combat the spread of rumors through social media, and asserts perpetrators could face three to ten y...