online content censorship

`255 instances of India asking for online content censorship`

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.

Jun 18, 2012, 17:24 PM IST

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

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

Dec 07, 2011, 19:24 PM IST

Facebook, Twitter full of posts against content censorship

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.

Dec 06, 2011, 18:22 PM IST