Censorship

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Twitter’s New Censorship Plan Rouses Global Furor

Twitter, a tool of choice for dissidents and activists around the world, found itself the target of global outrage Friday after unveiling plans to allow country-specific censorship of tweets that might break local laws.

01/27/2012

Silicon Valley Execs Blast SOPA In Open Letter

Silicon Valley Execs Blast SOPA In Open Letter

Many of Silicon Valley’s most successful entrepreneurs and executives are warning of the dangers of the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act…

12/14/2011

Tech Watch: Pharmaceutical Companies Can’t Disable Facebook Comments Anymore

Facebook has stopped letting pharmaceutical companies disable the comment section on its site.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/16/2011

Cisco Systems logo on display during a press event at the 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show at the Venetian January 6, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Cisco Sued For Helping China Build ‘Great Firewall’

A group of Falun Gong practitioners alleges that Cisco provided networking gear and technical assistance to build and operate an elaborate system of Internet controls used by the Chinese government.

CBS San Francisco–05/23/2011

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Silicon Valley Web Filtering Products Linked To Censorship In Middle East

Software companies point out they have no control over how any customer – whether it is a business, individual, or a foreign government – ultimately uses a product.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/28/2011

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Google Accuses China Of Blocking Services

China already has some of the world’s strictest Internet controls and blocks many popular social media sites, including YouTube, Facebook and Twitter.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/21/2011

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Tech Report: Internet Red Light District Gets Green Light

You’ve heard of “.com” and “.org.” Joining them soon will be “.xxx” for pornographic websites.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/18/2011

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Tech Reports: Legislation To Censor The Internet Stalls

Legislation that could have censored part of the internet to users in the U.S. appears to have stalled. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid says the internet censorship bill is delayed, for now.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/30/2010

Beijing Renews Google's Internet License

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (KCBS)- China has decided not to pull the plug on Google’s website. The Silicon Valley giant announced that Beijing has renewed its Internet license.

07/09/2010

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