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Internet Censorship

  1. Hidden From Google: New Website Reveals 'Forgotten' Search Results

    This list is a way of archiving the actions of censorship on the Internet. This website is standing up against censorship and our right to information. In every corner of the world we've seen organizations and individuals taking on search engines.

  2. China Blocks Google Ahead of Tiananmen Square 25th Anniversary

    In addition to censorship of material on Google, the Chinese government blocks popular websites such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. In 2013 there were issues with users searching "dangerous keywords," which led to them being kicked off the...

  3. Bing Denies Censoring Search Results, Blames 'Glitch'

    For example, for the search term "达赖喇嘛" (Dalai Lama), GreatFire found that results displayed on Bing's Chinese and international sites were heavily censored, with no notice of the censorship on either the U.S.or international search results.

  4. Google Still Taking a Beating Over Max Mosley S&M Party Search Results

    Google said in a French court this week that it had removed hundreds of pages for Mosley and stands ready to remove others he identifies, but that the law does not support his demand for the creation of "an unprecedented new Internet censorship...

  5. Is Google Sucking the Life Out of Your Identity? Are They Alone?

    The Internet is touted by many to be, of necessity, free and open – invulnerable to tampering, censorship, or control by any single entity. I also pointed out that the amount of information that's available on most of us that frequent the Internet...

  6. Google Stops Warning China Searchers About Dangerous Keywords

    The firm ceased issuing the warnings in early December, according to a report from Chinese censorship monitoring group, and has removed supporting information from its about pages. What could be the reason for Google to switch off...

  7. Google Warns Secretive Government Group Could Kill Open Web

    The ITU refuted the idea that they want to increase censorship and regulate the Internet in a blog post: The site encourages users to take part in governance efforts and make their voices heard through various campaigns aimed at stopping web...

  8. Google, Facebook & Amazon Quietly Forming Tech Lobbying Group?

    Facebook has also long fought against government censorship. Google's co-founder Sergey Brin in April applauded the social networking site for its refusal to give in to government censorship. Technology giants – and often competitors – Google...

  9. Miami Heat Minority Owner Sues Google Over Unflattering Photo

    Katz has included Google in the lawsuit this time because he filed a DMCA request over the picture of him sticking his tongue out and they refused to bow to his demand for censorship. What are these people thinking, that they own the Internet?

  10. SOPA Explained: Why It’s Bad for the Web & How to #StopSOPA

    The apparent inclusion of search blocking, widely regarded as Internet censorship. Smith said in response to the White House’s show of opposition to the bill in its current form, "It is not censorship to enforce the law against foreign thieves.