Neowin News Feed for: Blocked Neowin News Feed for: Blocked en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 The Windows 10 October 2018 Update is now blocked for some Intel PCs due to faulty drivers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has blocked the Windows 10 October 2018 Update for some Intel PCs due to problems caused by Intel&#039;s accidental release of display drivers which &quot;turned on unsupported features in Windows&quot;. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Fri, 23 Nov 2018 08:22:01 +0000 Microsoft is working with Apple to fix iCloud issues on Windows 10 October 2018 Update <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A bug has been discovered in the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, which prevents the installation of iCloud. While Microsoft and Apple resolve the issue, the update will not be offered to select users. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:08:01 +0000 Unregistered mobile devices to be blocked after October 20 in Pakistan <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Mobile devices that have not been approved by the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority will be blocked from using cellular services after October 20, unless their IMEI number is verified before then. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Sun, 14 Oct 2018 06:54:01 +0000 Broadcom takeover of Qualcomm blocked by Donald Trump <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In a rare move by a sitting President of the United States, Donald J. Trump blocked the takeover of Qualcomm by Broadcom after expressing concerns over the national security of the country. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Dreyer Smit) Tue, 13 Mar 2018 08:22:01 +0000 Wikipedia blocked in Turkey, complete with approved court order <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>By all accounts, it seems as though Wikipedia has been blocked by authorities in Turkey. The site is inaccessible from the country&#039;s ISPs, regardless of which language version you use. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Florin Bodnarescu ) Sat, 29 Apr 2017 21:02:01 +0000 South Carolina wants to block porn on all new computers, charge punters a $20 'unblock fee' <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>South Carolina lawmakers have tabled a draft amendment that would see new computers blocked from accessing pornography. But there&#039;s a caveat; you&#039;ll be able pay $20 to unblock the whole filthy web. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Michael Firth) Tue, 20 Dec 2016 19:52:01 +0000 Wikileaks gets blocked in Turkey following AKP email leak <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Wikileaks has been blocked in Turkey following the publication of thousands of emails belonging to Turkey&#039;s ruling AKP party. The emails were published less than a week after a coup attempt in Turkey. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 20 Jul 2016 15:08:01 +0000 iBooks Store and iTunes Movies reportedly banned in China <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A week after mysteriously going offline in the country, a new report says Apple&#039;s iTunes Movies and iBooks stores were banned by Chinese authorities in a bid to prop-up local competitors. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matt Blowes) Fri, 22 Apr 2016 07:10:01 +0000 Github, Sourceforge, Vimeo, and more blocked in India in antiterror advisory [UPDATE] <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In an order issued by the Indian government to ISPs, the Department of Telecom is demanding them to block access to 32 websites, including large sites like Sourceforge, Vimeo. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Adrian Potoroaca) Wed, 31 Dec 2014 16:50:01 +0000 China blocks Instagram to stop spread of pro-democracy protest images <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Mainland China has placed a nationwide block on popular photo sharing service Instagram, likely to prevent the spread of photos from Hong Kong&#039;s ongoing pro-Democracy protests. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jett Goldsmith) Sun, 28 Sep 2014 21:30:01 +0000 Google confirms Turkey blocking public DNS servers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/797488219news-logo-google-logo-colour.png" alt="" /></div>The Turkish Government made news earlier this week by blocking the IP addresses of twitter, preventing its citizens from accessing the site. Now going one step further they have blocked Google&#039;s DNS. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Mik McLean) Sun, 30 Mar 2014 21:19:16 +0000 U.K. ISPs ordered to block 21 pirate sites, including top torrent destinations <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In another victory for copyright owners, U.K. ISPs have been ordered to block 21 sites linked to illegal content sharing - including popular torrent sites such as Monova and Torrentz - by October 30. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Tue, 29 Oct 2013 17:41:40 +0000 Google web site and services blocked in China <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1137357651f.png" alt="" /></div>Google&#039;s main web site, along with other services such as its online map and email divisions, are currently blocked from being accessed by people living in China. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Fri, 09 Nov 2012 22:00:12 +0000 Updated: Google fully blocked in China <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Reuters reports that Google is entirely blocked in China today, with only a very small percentage of users able to access the web service. As a result, Google shares have plummeted by 1.4 percent, and... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Owen Williams) Thu, 29 Jul 2010 23:11:07 +0000 Scroogle no longer scraping your Google search data <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/19535579601.jpg" alt="" /></div>Scroogle is a popular search tool that takes your Google search, runs it through a system that that delivers Google results without revealing your IP address, setting a cookie, or any other kind of data... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tzvi Friedman) Tue, 11 May 2010 20:04:01 +0000 Microsoft Patches Blocked for Some Admins <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/19825736642.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft on Monday said it is working on a patch to correct an issue that has rendered some administrators using System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2007 unable to download and install last week's security updates.... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Tue, 17 Jun 2008 11:13:47 +0000 Study: Cox, Comcast Internet subscribers blocked <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Cox Communications appears to be interfering with file-sharing by its Internet subscribers in the same manner that has landed Comcast Corp. (CMCSA) in hot water with regulators, according to research obtained by The Associated Press.... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 16 May 2008 10:37:32 +0000 Microsoft Investigates Blocked Patch Updates in XP <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft officials say they are investigating reports that files installed by stealthy updates deployed by the software giant in July and August prevent Windows XP users who utilize the repair function from installing as many... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 28 Sep 2007 02:55:21 +0000 California's Violent Game Law Gets Blocked <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A federal judge ruled on Monday a California law to label violent video games and bar their sale to minors was unconstitutional, prompting Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to say he would appeal the ruling. California passed... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Christopher Vendemio) Tue, 07 Aug 2007 13:30:10 +0000 Theater Owners Want Cell Phones Blocked <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The National Association of Theater Owners wants the Federal Communications Commission to allow the blocking of cell phone signals in theaters. John Fithian, the president of the trade organization, told the Los Angeles Times theater... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 19 Dec 2005 17:16:23 +0000 AMD Blocked From Intel Documents in Antitrust Case <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A federal judge has refused a request by chip maker Advanced Micro Devices Inc. to order its larger rival Intel Corp. to turn over company documents to the European Commission. The commission, a regulatory board... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 09 Oct 2004 03:44:06 +0000 US snooping plan blocked <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A controversial computer surveillance project that would comb through the personal records of Americans in the search for suspected terrorists has suffered a severe setback. The US Senate has voted to cut... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 18 Jul 2003 15:56:32 +0000 Windows Server 2003 leaked VLK blocked from updates <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Thanks sweetpete for this submission. He noted that while testing Windows Server 2003 Enterprise using the readily available Volume License Keys (VLK) and media (for educational reasons alone we suspect) he ran into the following... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Wed, 23 Apr 2003 10:00:52 +0000 Spam blocked by US court <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Washington State's anti-spam law has been successfully used by a free-speech group, The King County District Court in Washington State granted Peacefire webmaster Bennett Haselton $1,000 in damages against spammers Red Moss... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 27 Mar 2002 12:09:25 +0000