Jan 23, 2015

China blocks VPN services that skirt online censorship

Tech specialists and companies are reporting that China is blocking VPN services that let users skirt online censorship of popular websites such as Google and Facebook. The virtual private network provider Golden Frog wrote on its blog that the controls have hit a wide ...

Jan 23, 2015

Security concerns prompt Belgian museum to cancel Charlie Hebdo tribute

A Belgian museum dedicated to the creator of comic book hero Tintin said Thursday that security concerns prompted it to cancel an exhibition honoring the murdered Charlie Hebdo magazine cartoonists. The museum in Louvain-la-Neuve near Brussels said it took the decision after consulting Wednesday ...

Jan 22, 2015

Tokyo firm to publish book with Muhammad cartoons

Tokyo publisher Daisan Shokan will publish a book containing Charlie Hebdo cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad, the firm’s president said. The 64-page book about the massacre at the French satirical weekly earlier this month is slated to hit the Japanese market Feb. 10, Daisan ...

Jan 21, 2015

Asian Muslims slam Charlie response

The West’s defense of Charlie Hebdo’s right to offend is testing the patience of Muslims even in moderate Indonesia and Malaysia, who fear it could fuel radical sentiment kindled by the Islamic State group. Publicly, the issue has stirred barely a ripple in the ...

Jan 20, 2015

Muslims setting up 'no-go zones' in West: Jindal

Some countries have allowed Muslims to establish autonomous neighborhoods in cities where they govern by a harsh version of Islamic law, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said Monday during a speech in London. The Republican, who is considering a presidential campaign in 2016, later defended ...