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  • The website was blocked for a day following a request from a small town that a page be changed.Media Tech,censorship,Facebook,Google,Internet service providers,Moscow,Russia,russia internet,russia internet censorship,russia web censorship,russian web censorship,secure HTTPS protocol,United States,Wikimedia Foundation,Wikipedia,Juliana Kenny
  • Mr. Robot

    Mr. Robot offers more than the stereotypical Hollywood-hacker or socially awkward anarchist with a god-complex. Media Tech,cybersecurity,FSociety,Hacker,Hacking,Mr. Robot,social media,W. Alejandro Sanchez,Guest Contributor

    Published Date : Aug 18, 2015, 3:25 PM EDT
  • Governments are increasingly requesting account data and account removal across platforms like Twitter.Media Tech,Ankara,content requests,Facebook,government spying,India,PKK,removal requests,Russia,Social information processing,social media,social media requests,Syria,Turkey,Twitter,United States,Juliana Kenny
    Published Date : Aug 13, 2015, 4:39 PM EDT
  • Getty Images

    Google is fighting a mandate in France that requires content removed from French search indices to be removed globally.Media Tech,basic internet freedom,china,CNIL,Europe,France,Google,internet censorship,Peter Fleischer,privacy,Right to Be Forgotten,Russia,search index,search indices,Thailand,Turkey,web censorship,Juliana Kenny

    Published Date : Aug 06, 2015, 3:19 PM EDT
  • Beijing has announced that "internet police" will be stationed in major internet companies.Media Tech,Alibaba Group,Asia,baidu,Beijing,china,Electronic commerce,internet police,Ministry of Public Security,The Massachusetts Institute of Technology,web censorship,web crackdowns,Xiaomi Tech,Juliana Kenny
    Published Date : Aug 05, 2015, 5:47 PM EDT
  • A group of web experts has drafted a proposal that would put ICANN under the auspices of non-governmental parties.Media Tech,Bill Clinton,Edward Snowden,ICANN,International Telecommunications Union,Internet Assigned Numbers Authority,Internet Corporation for Assigned Names,internet experts,Internet governance,National Security Agency,Top-level domain,U.S. Commerce Department's National Telecommunications and Information Administration,United States Department of Commerce,Juliana Kenny
    Published Date : Aug 04, 2015, 3:49 PM EDT
  • A German regulator has said that Facebook's "real name" policy is void in the country. Media Tech,Belgium,Brazil,commissioner for data protection,Edward Snowden,Europe,Facebook,German data protection act,Germany,Google,Hamburg,Hamburg data protection authority,Information privacy,internet privacy,Ireland,Johannes Caspar,privacy policy,social media,social network,United Kingdom,United States,Juliana Kenny
    Published Date : Jul 29, 2015, 5:08 PM EDT
  • The social network will defend itself in a Belgian court against the country's privacy commission.Media Tech,Belgian government,Belgian Privacy Commission,Belgium,Court of the First Instance in Brussels,Criticism of Facebook,Dublin,Europe,Facebook,France,Free University of Brussels' Department,Germany,Hamburg,Ireland,Netherlands,Privacy law,Spain,University of Leuven,University of Leuven's Interdisciplinary Centre,Juliana Kenny
    Published Date : Jun 15, 2015, 3:59 PM EDT
  • The company's recent Facebook Lite project is another move to gain footholds in markets in India, Africa, and Latin America.Media Tech,Africa,Android,Apple,Europe,Facebook,Facebook Lite,Google,India,internet access,Internet.org,Internet.org project,iPhone,social network,telecom groups,United States,Juliana Kenny
    Published Date : Jun 08, 2015, 4:03 PM EDT

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