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`255 instances of India asking for online content censorship`

Last Updated: Monday, June 18, 2012, 17:24

Internet giant Google has said it has logged 255 instances of India asking for online content censorship, marking a sharp rise of 49 per cent in the second half of last year.

Govt wanted 358 items removed from Google in Jan-Jun period

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 07, 2011, 19:24

As many as 255 item removal requests cited the government criticism as the reason, said the Google Transparency Report.

Facebook, Twitter full of posts against content censorship

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 06, 2011, 18:22

Even as Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Tuesday tried to allay concerns over censorship of social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter, Web users continued to speak out against any proposed restriction on posting of content.