Previously, Facebook has faced criticism for not taking action to stop online incitement. This time, the company has confirmed that it will ban Taliban-related content with the aid of a special team.
Windows 11 released to the Beta channel still has broken Taskbar and Start menu
Maintainers of Notepad++ have decided to remove Bing as an option from the "Search on Internet" command following the company's alleged censorship of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests.
Facebook has emphasized that it made the right decision in banning Trump indefinitely but has referred the case to an independent body for review. A decision will be reached in less than 90 days.
The search engine is again reachable from India. While the cause for inaccessibility is unclear, many have reasoned that it was due to DNS lookup errors or potential censorship by the government.
Zuckerberg hopes to encourage four million new voters for the upcoming Presidential Elections. A new information hub will soon be available on Facebook and Instagram to help inform users as well.
Earlier this week, Twitter flagged two tweets by Donald Trump. In response, President Trump has signed an executive order that seeks to limit liability protections of social media companies.
President Trump established a direct relation between mail-in ballots and rigged elections. Consequently, Twitter went on to flag those tweets as false claims, and Trump responded strongly to it.
The ProtonVPN app has been updated with a new feature called Smart Protocol Selection that helps users connect to the VPN even if the network administrator is trying to block VPN connections.
After joining hands with multiple tech giants on Wednesday, Twitter has escalated its moderation of content related to COVID-19 that will put people at a greater risk of transmitting the disease.
Proton Technologies has announced alternative routing, a feature within its apps that helps to bypass censorship in some cases. The feature will be optional with a toggle in the settings.
Russia's digital regulator, Roskomnadzor, has said that it's banning ProtonMail after it asked for help tracking users behind bomb threats and not getting a response; ProtonMail said it wasn't asked.
Turkey's Constitutional Court has ruled the country's ban on Wikipedia is a violation of free expression. ISPs that serve the country have now started to lift the ban on the website.
The BBC is launching the international version of its website on the dark web in a bid to fight censorship and spread news in areas where it has faced blockages. The website can be accessed via Tor.
Today's ruling by the European Court of Justice is a linchpin for platforms like Facebook as EU member states can now instruct them to seek out and remove defamatory content worldwide.
Bing went down in China on Wednesday in what appears to be a DNS corruption, a censoring system under the Great Firewall. It can still be accessed, though, by visiting its IP address directly.
LinkedIn's Chinese website appears to have begun requiring new and existing users to link a mobile phone number to their account as part of an effort to comply with internet regulations in China.
Several Google employees have signed a letter urging the search giant to halt project Dragonfly, which is working on a China-oriented search product that would incorporate censorship.
Google's rumored search engine for the Chinese market, codenamed Dragonfly, is raising privacy concerns after it was found to be linking the users' search data to their phone numbers.
The Tor Project has released the 8th major version of the Tor Browser. The new release is based on Firefox 60 ESR and includes totally refreshed components for a better experience.
As per a recent poll, 65% of surveyed Google Employees are okay with the company developing a censored search engine for China, in contrast to the general opinion being against this move.
The social network, Gab, has taken down one of its user's posts despite its motto "Speak Freely". Microsoft, which hosts the site on Azure, asked the site to remove content that had been flagged.
According to a new report, Google is planning to launch a censored version of its search engine in China. The project, dubbed Dragonfly, has reportedly been in the works since spring, last year.
After its unpleasant tryst with a game that simulated school shootouts, Valve is making significant changes to its policy, in which the company says it will "allow everything" in the Steam Store.
Google is ending a loophole that allowed users to bypass internet censors to access websites and services blocked on a state level, dealing a blow to platforms that have made use of it until now.
Google News will alter its algorithms in order to de-rank RT and Sputnik, according to Eric Schmidt. The company will not completely block the news sources but the move will limit traffic.
The New York Times has launched a version of its website which is only accessible through the Tor network. The implementation will make it more secure to connect to the site via Tor.
China has decided to block access to the ZeroNet website in the run-up to the 19th Chinese Communist Party Congress. Users with the software may also have difficulty connecting to the network.
ZeroNet 0.6.0 has just been released bringing big files support. This will allow the network to distribute big files more quickly and efficiently. Until now, only light content worked well.
Following a number of other measures aimed at strengthening censorship of online services in the country, the Chinese government has blocked WhatsApp usage, according to a New York Times report.
The German Interior Ministry has announced the takedown of Linksunten, a sub-domain of Indymedia. The website takedown has set a precedent because it's considered by many to be a news outlet.
In an attempt to gain access to China's highly guarded internet, Facebook has published a new app via a proxy company. Facebook, like other major internet sites, is still blocked in the country.
Following new regulations that ban the use of VPNs for individuals, Apple has now removed all major VPN apps from the App Store in China, which were used by many to bypass China's online censorship.
The Chinese government has restricted its citizens' access to WhatsApp by blocking image and video messages, leaving just text messages. The block has happened due to the recent death of an activist.
The UK government is expecting to introduce age verification measures for those wishing to access porn websites in the country. The move is meant to protect children but privacy is a glaring issue.
China has told ISPs they have until February 1 to bar customers from accessing VPN services. Companies that want to keep using VPNs to access global services will have to register with the government.
Amid already severe restrictions on internet access in the country, the Chinese government is now looking to clamp down on the VPN services that many use as a way to circumvent these measures.
Facebook has reportedly created a tool to let Chinese authorities police what content is posted on the social network. This is seen as a move to get back inside the country's huge market.
The UK crusade against online porn has been taken to another level as the country's rules now require online videos to fall under the same censorship rules as published DVDs.
After months of criticism and a few too many errors on Facebook's part, the company is ready to develop its editorial policies to allow for images and content that may be offensive but newsworthy.
Facebook has been once again accused of censorship after repeatedly deleting content and taking action against journalists and Norway's prime minister. The content in question features a naked child.