/ Nov 22, 2017

Skype joins list of apps on China blacklist

Skype has apparently joined the lengthening list of internet communication tools on China's blacklist, with Apple saying Wednesday it was ordered to clear its download store of apps that violate national laws. Skype is no longer available for download on the China Apple Store or ...

/ Nov 9, 2017

Indonesia plans automated system to flag contentious online material

Indonesia plans to launch in January a new automated system using 44 servers to help block websites displaying content such as pornography or extremist ideology, a communications ministry official said on Wednesday. The world's most populous Muslim-majority nation has stepped up scrutiny of online content ...

Springer Nature blocks access to articles in China

Nov 1, 2017

Springer Nature blocks access to articles in China

Academic publisher Springer Nature said Wednesday it has blocked access to articles within China to comply with demands from the Chinese government, amid a push by Beijing to tighten controls on information from outside the country. The company said in a statement that less than ...