Iran Blocks Internet Access in Bid To Quash Protests

Iran Blocks Internet Access in Bid To Quash Protests

Blocking internet access seems to be the go-to move for any government trying to wrestle control. Now Iran is doing it in an effort to thwart protests. Protests which started ...

December 31, 2017 at 10:10 pm by

YouTube Content Crackdown Sees South Park ‘Lets Plays’ Demonetised

South Park: Fractured But Whole Demonestisation South Park: The Fractured But Whole has been released and so far the reviews give it a distinct ‘meh’. Despite ...

October 20, 2017 at 2:06 pm by

China Make Online News Regulations Tighter

The Chinese Government has announced new regulations which will place further sanctions and restrictions on its online news content. Any organisation wishing to publish news ...

May 3, 2017 at 6:05 pm by
Mandatory Porn filter

South Carolina Bill Seeks to Put Mandatory Porn Filter on All PCs

Just before the Christmas break, Republican South Carolina State representative Bill Chumley has pre-filed a bill that would install a porn filter on all internet capable ...

December 21, 2016 at 3:00 pm by
WeChat Group Messages

Chinese Government Clandestinely Censors WeChat Group Messages

WeChat is the fourth largest chat application in the world with over 806 million active users and it is also the most popular in China. It started as a WhatsApp clone but has ...

December 10, 2016 at 9:00 am by

Sony Censoring Critics Over Bravia Input Lag Issues

Users who recently got a 2016-model Sony Bravia TV are incensed with the severe input lag they are experiencing, but even more so when they took to Sony’s forum to voice ...

November 23, 2016 at 3:10 pm by

Facebook Announces Changes To Graphic Video Policy

In this day and age, technology and how it’s used evolves just as much as species have in millions of years. The change often comes with big news, and with social media ...

July 12, 2016 at 8:20 pm by

For One Day Ads Will Be Replaced By Anti-Censorship Messages

We all enjoy browsing the internet, viewing all your favourite sites and then suddenly you find a pop up appear advertising a new product that you “must buy” or a ...

March 12, 2016 at 9:00 am by

Google Expands Right to be Forgotten to All Domains

Ever since it’s introduction, the EU’s right to be forgotten has been controversial and misguided to say the least. Under the law, Google and other search ...

March 11, 2016 at 12:30 pm by

New Web Code to Reveal When You’re Blocked by Censorship

Web status codes are sent by websites to give you a summary when you attempt to access them, from the classic 404 error telling you that there is no content found, to less ...

December 21, 2015 at 10:00 am by

Mark Zuckerberg Plans To Connect Refugee Camps Via The Internet

Mark Zuckerberg has built a powerhouse in the form of Facebook which has both revolutionized the notion of a social network for consumers and also provided a platform for ...

September 29, 2015 at 11:00 am by

The Big Reddit Quarantine Begins

Since new CEO Steve Huffman took the reins at reddit, its community has been bracing itself for a promised purge of the site’s “dark side”, where users engage in ...

August 23, 2015 at 10:30 am by

Russia Threatens to Ban Reddit

First it was gay emojis and memes. Now mother Russia is threatening to ban the whole of reddit, unless the site’s administrators start banning marijuana-growing tutorials. ...

August 11, 2015 at 6:00 pm by

The Internet Could Become as Regulated as TV

“It’s not the level playing field that we once thought it would be,” Jennifer Granick lamented. She was talking about the internet, and how it is slowly ...

August 6, 2015 at 8:45 pm by

China’s Great Firewall to Be Patrolled by Real-Life Cyberpolice

China has plans to take internet censorship to a whole new level, placing members of a real-life cyberpolice within the country’s biggest online companies to make sure they ...

August 6, 2015 at 7:30 pm by

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