Keyword Results for 'censorship'
China says crackdown on online rumour mongers 'successful' Nov 29, 1:32 pm
Wellington, Nov. 29 (ANI): A top Chinese official has reportedly said that the country's crackdown on online rumour spreaders has been highly 'successful' in cleaning the internet.
Wellington, Nov. 26 (ANI): Google's Executive Chairman, Eric Schmidt has reportedly said that the rise of social media in China will lead to its liberalisation, and as more people go online, China's government will be powerless to halt the changes.
London, Nov. 22 (ANI): Inventor of the World Wide Web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, has warned the democratic nature of the net is threatened by a 'growing tide of surveillance and censorship'.
London, Nov. 16 (ANI): Chinese film-maker Lou Ye has blamed the social media and independent film-making for weakening the effectiveness of the film censorship process.
Blog crackdown on govt. 'critics' chills political debate in China Sep 22, 11:55 am
Islamabad, Sept 22 (ANI): A government-backed campaign in China to assert greater control over social media has chilled political discourse in the country, with increased self-censorship by some of the country's most influential bloggers.
Google boss warns students against 'censorship of net' and 'digital ethnic cleansing' May 24, 11:49 am
London, May 24 (ANI): Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt and director of Google Ideas Jared Cohen have warned London School of Economics students against censorship on the internet and the dangers that 'digital ethnic cleansing' pose.
New Delhi, April 30 (ANI): The Supreme Court has agreed to examine the validity of Information Technology Rules making it mandatory for a website owner to screen content and exercise online censorship of contents posted on the portal.
US linked to new wave of online surveillance, censorship Feb 28, 2:54 pm
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): Open, democratic governments including the United Stated, have sought laws and new forms of surveillance, which according to many is a new wave of censorship, a report has said.
BBC accused of 'extraordinary' act of 'censorship' for editing play on Muslim honour killings Jan 30, 4:03 pm
London, Jan. 30 (ANI): The British broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has been accused of an 'extraordinary' act of censorship for ordering a playwright to edit certain lines from a Radio 4 drama about honour killings.
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): Journalists from the Chinese newspaper, which recently launched a rare protest against censorship rules, has said that the government's rules and regulations imposed on the media leaves them 'dancing in handcuffs,' according to a report.
London, Jan 11 (ANI): A Chinese newspaper, which recently launched a rare protest against the government's censorship rules, has published a new issue.
Sydney, Jan 9 (ANI): A Chinese weekly newspaper that staged a rare protest against government censorship will publish as usual following reports of a deal to end the row.
China newspaper journos stage rare protest against censorship Jan 8, 11:11 am
London, Jan 8 (ANI): Journalists at a major Chinese media firm have staged a rare protest against censorship rules in the country.
London, Jan. 6 (ANI): Google has reluctantly conceded defeat in its latest effort to combat online censorship in China.
Chinese journos confront state censors over editorial control Jan 5, 11:22 am
London, Jan 5 (ANI): In a rare protest against censorship, journalists at a leading Chinese newspaper have called for a propaganda chief to resign, accusing him of being 'dictatorial' in an era of 'growing openness'.
London, Dec 19 (ANI): Award-winning Chinese director Xie Fei has accused his country's censorship rules of 'killing artistic exploration'.
UN Internet talks fail after Britain and US refuse to sign treaty Dec 14, 11:20 am
London, Dec. 14 (ANI): The British and American Governments have refused to sign a new UN telecoms treaty, over concerns that the clauses supported by China could lead to greater online censorship.
London, Dec 13 (ANI): Internet users in the US have expressed their anger over Google's decision to make it harder to find porn on the web.
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): The deep divisions over treatment of the web have emerged after a group of Arab states put forward a plan that would require countries around the world to explicitly regulate Internet companies.
China's Nobel Prize winner says 'censorship is necessary' Dec 7, 12:38 pm
London, Dec 7 (ANI): This year's winner of Nobel Prize in literature Mo Yan has defended censorship as something as necessary as airport security checks, a report has said.
'Censorship is a world problem': Krzysztof Zanussi Nov 20, 1:32 pm
Panaji, Nov. 20 (ANI): Renowned Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Zanussi has described censorship as a world problem and called for reasonable ways to handle it.
Tokyo, Nov 6 (ANI): China's use of 'secrecy, censorship and bullying' to silence dissents in the country must come to an end under the rule of the new leader, spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has said.
Karachi, Nov. 3 (ANI): As part of a review of Pakistan's human rights standing, the Netherlands has recommended that the country removes restrictions on Internet access.
London, Oct 27 (ANI): The explosive New York Times report on the massive wealth accumulated by the family of Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao is still likely to reach tens of millions of people in the country, despite the government's decision to block the websites of the American media firm.
Washington, Oct. 19 (ANI): Micro-blogging platform Twitter has blocked a neo-Nazi group's account at the request
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