China loses 27.8 mn micro-blog users in 2013

China has seen a surprise drop in the number of online micro-blog users with more than 27.8 million people abandoning Sina Weibo in 2013.

China crackdown on online rumours seen as ploy to nail critics

Spreading rumours is common on Weibo, and there is little protection against defamation.

Bangla bloggers to face court for hurting religious sentiments

Four bloggers in Bangladesh, who allegedly posted derogatory comments about Islam and the prophet on the Internet will face a court hearing on framing of charges against them on June 27.

Bangladesh court approves blasphemy trial against bloggers

A court in Bangladesh`s capital Dhaka Sunday gave the go-ahead for the trial of four bloggers in two cases filed for posting "derogatory comments" about Islam and its holy prophet on the internet.

Bangladesh Islamists rally against atheist blogger

Hundreds of thousands of Islamists rallied in Dhaka after an overnight "long march" to the Bangladeshi capital, demanding the execution of atheist bloggers for defaming Islam.

Bloody clashes erupt in Bangladesh over `blasphemous` bloggers

At least four people were dead and scores injured as thousands of activists of about a dozen of religion-based parties and groups clashed with police.

Vietnam convicts 3 bloggers for anti-govt posts

A Vietnamese court issued jail sentences ranging from four to 12 years to three bloggers who wrote about human rights abuses, corruption and foreign policy.

Chinese microbloggers upset with Gu Kailai`s suspended death sentence

Chinese official media has however defended the suspended death sentence to Bogu for killing a British businessman.

China social networking site warns bloggers

The notice came after a top Communist Party official urged Internet companies to stop the spread of "false and harmful information".

Egypt`s revolution not just about tweets: Bloggers

The 18-day revolution that brought an end to the 30-year rule of President Hosni Mubarak.

Vietnam in fresh crackdown as political tensions rise

A fresh crackdown is under way against bloggers and activists in Vietnam.

New software can detect depression in online texts

Researchers have developed a software program that can detect depression in blogs and online texts.

New software can detect depression in online texts

Researchers have developed a software program that can detect depression in blogs and online texts.

Arabic bloggers to compete for best blogging award

Arabic language blogs have invaded the internet over the last few years.

`Cuban government seeks to silence bloggers`

Blogger Yoani Sanchez said on Wednesday that Cuba`s President Raul Castro has begun to understand that he must eliminate or intimidate the creators of blogs in order to silence them.

Governments Vs Bloggers

Besides terrorism, what is terrorising repressive governments across the world these days? Undoubtedly, it is the Internet.

Governments Vs Bloggers

Besides terrorism, what is terrorising repressive governments across the world these days? Undoubtedly, it is the Internet.