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SC to hear plea against govt action for online comments

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 13:52

The SC agreed to hear a plea seeking to restrain govt authorities from taking any coercive action against anyone for posting objectionable comments on social networking sites.

UN Internet talks fail after Britain and US refuse to sign treaty

Last Updated: Friday, December 14, 2012, 12:56

The British and American Governments have refused to sign a new UN telecoms treaty, over concerns that the clauses supported by China could lead to greater online censorship.

Internet content: US springs a ‘censorship’ surprise

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 20, 2012, 17:26

The angst over India resorting to censorship has masked another very interesting fact – that it is the USA that has asked Google to remove the maximum number of items from its services, more than any other country in the world.

Protests erupt across Europe against web piracy treaty

Last Updated: Sunday, February 12, 2012, 11:34

People protested in cities including Warsaw, Prague, Slovakia, Bucharest, Vilnius, Paris, Brussels and Dublin.

Google unveils plans for country-specific content filtering

Last Updated: Friday, February 03, 2012, 22:01

Less than a week after a similar move by micro-blogging site Twitter, Internet major Google has unveiled plans to make content on its blogger platform selectively available, depending on the local rules of each country.

Poland signs copyright treaty that drew protests

Last Updated: Thursday, January 26, 2012, 16:32

Poland`s Ambassador to Japan, Jadwiga Rodowicz-Czechowska, signed the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, or ACTA, in Tokyo.

Google, Facebook oppose Web control in Delhi HC

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 17, 2012, 00:12

Google and Facebook are among 21 companies that have been asked to develop a mechanism to block objectionable material.