Yesterday, creator Brian K. Vaughn informed the world that issue #12 of his and Fiona Staples' hit comic book series Saga was rejected by Apple due to explicit content and subsequently would not be available for sale within any of ComiXology's iOS apps.
The Russian government asks Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube to remove posts, following a recently passed law that blocks content relating to child porn, drug use, and suicide.
In an article in the Times of India, the Google chairman said India must choose between "an open internet that benefits all or a highly regulated one that inhibits innovation."
Apple is deleting emails sent from iCloud accounts containing the phrase “barely legal teen,” a sign the company is still strictly distancing itself from pornography and adult material.
Jimmy Wales sat down with VentureBeat to chat about his concern about censorship and state-sponsored attacks.
China is taking steps to abolish online anonymity by passing a law which requires citizens to identify themselves when signing up for internet and telecommunications services.
It's not Brazil, not Iran, and not Russia, which has expressed a desire to censor the internet.
No reason was given for the blockage on Friday, but some service was restored on Saturday.
No, the Google logo is not getting a camo redo. Nor are Google engineers doffing hoodies and donning helmets.
We already live in our own personal social media reality bubbles. Now Twitter is providing entire countries with their own reality bubbles.
Editor's Pick The only time you're likely to see Gawker on Reddit these days is if its in reference to the self-imposed ban many users have placed on all the news organization's websites.
China is notorious for its unreliable wifi, so it's easy to forget that it's a massive internet hub with 450 million people surfing the web.
Google has added a list of domains operated by torrent site The Pirate Bay to its blacklist of terms that won't show up in its "Instant" or "Autocomplete" search engine features.
Yesterday Twitter suspended UK journalist Guy Adam’s account for tweeting negatively about NBC’s coverage of the Olympics, including tweeting an email address of the NBC executive in charge. Today we’ve learned that it was not NBC that initiated a complaint, …
What’s private, and what is public? That’s the question that will determine whether you agree with Twitter’s decision to suspend Guy Adams’ account.
Guy Adams is a writer for the UK news agency The Independent. He’s the paper’s L.A. correspondent, …
Russia’s parliament has approved an Internet censorship bill ostensibly aimed at porn, drugs, and hate speech that critics claim will also be used to stifle dissent and freedom of speech.
As we reported earlier, the new legislation is a series …
If you haven’t yet read Foreign Policy’s post in which Josh Rogin interviews Google chairman Eric Schmidt on the great firewall of China, go read it already. It’s a smart post about a smart business leader, and I agree with …
A bill created by all four parties in the Russian parliament would censor the internet in Russia, creating a unified blacklist to block access to websites containing “banned pornography, drug ads and promoting suicide or extremist ideas.”
The bill, which …
Following Google’s lead, Twitter today released its first Transparency Report to shed light on how often it receives takedown and user information requests — and how frequently it has complied.
With six million tweets circulating per day, it’s no surprise …
According to the latest Google Transparency Report, content removal requests from American government agencies have more than doubled since the first half of 2011.
A total of 187 requests affecting 6,200 items were sent from U.S government agencies from July …