Internet censorship
Sep 27, 2016

Committee aims to finalise Internet 'censorship' Bill

Parliament's portfolio committee on communications plans to finalise the Films and Publications Amendment Bill within a month.

Apr 11, 2016

China Internet censorship a 'burden'

The US labels China's Internet censorship a trade barrier in a report for the first time since 2013.

Nov 10, 2015

China clamps down on online music

The country tightens control of online music, paying particular attention to content and jacking up already tight Internet censorship.


FPB unmoved by R2K on 'censorship' policy

The board is not giving in to the activist group's calls to publish public comment on a draft policy that will allegedly lead to Internet censorship.


Speak up on Internet censorship

South Africans only have one more week to comment on a proposed online regulation policy that could lead to major Internet censorship.

Jun 4, 2015

Outrage mounts against 'draconian' law

An association representing Google steps into the fray around proposed measures to essentially censor the Internet in SA.


Singapore moves to regulate news sites

Sites that regularly report on news from Singapore will have to file for individual licences to do so in the future.


Censorship is never good

Attempts to cut down on available content are turning the Internet into a "filternet".

Nov 30, 2012

The desperation of a failed state

Internet blackouts are one of the final signs that a revolution is on the brink of toppling an oppressive regime.


China clamps down on Internet

Authorities shut 16 Web sites and detained six people accused of spreading rumours of unusual military vehicle movements in Beijing.

Aug 19, 2011

Internet turned into proxy server

This has the potential to shift the arms race regarding censorship to be in favour of free and open communication.

Jun 28, 2011

Google fears Arab Internet crackdown

In today's technology roundup: Google fears Arab Internet crackdown, Anonymous picks up from LulzSec, Mozilla snubs business users, and skilled BI students in short supply.

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