User: fredericknoronha Topic: censorship
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Watch: Comedian Hasan Minhaj attacks internet censorship in China and Saudi Arabia with his jokes 18.2.2019 Scroll.in
‘Someone got fired for insulting the President? That’s the only way to get a job in my industry right now.’
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Why Twitter is unlikely to target Indian users from the political Right 17.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
It’s simply not in the social media company’s interest, explains American researcher Darren Linvill.
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Grief, and some joy, in a decades-spanning Chinese saga 14.2.2019 Reuters: Entertainment News
"So Long My Son", a decades-spanning Chinese saga that opens in the aftermath of the Cultural Revolution, was born of a need to re-assess a generation that had no time for introspection as it built modern China, its director Wang Xiaoshuai ...
Not just porn, Indian users say telecoms are blocking access to many websites 13.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Most of the complaints have come from Indians using Jio connections, followed by Airtel.
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Twitter Bug Affecting Likes, Retweets Of Users Worldwide, Company Says 13.2.2019 NDTV News - Latest
A glitch on Twitter has left users experiencing issues with the number of Likes and Retweets that they are seeing on their tweets, the social media company confirmed today. Twitter said it was working...
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Zhang Yimou's Cultural Revolution film pulled from Berlin festival 12.2.2019 Reuters: Entertainment News
The Berlin Film Festival has cancelled the world premiere of Chinese director Zhang Yimou's new film, citing technical difficulties and declining to comment on speculation about censorship.
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Reddit valued at $3 billion after raising $300 million in latest funding round 12.2.2019 Reuters: Money News
Social media network Reddit Inc said on Monday it raised $300 million in its latest funding round, led by Tencent Holdings Ltd, giving it a market valuation of $3 billion.
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YouTube blocks Anand Patwardhan’s documentary ‘Ram Ke Naam’ for users under the age of 18 11.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
In a Facebook post, the filmmaker hit out against the video sharing platform for ‘catering to Hindutva goons’.
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Amol Palekar Calls Out Censorship At Mumbai Event, Opposition Joins In 10.2.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Freedom of speech or the right to communicate without any fear of censorship was once again brought under the spotlight after noted Hindi and Marathi actor-filmmaker Amol Palekar was repeatedly...
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Amol Palekar says he had asked National Gallery of Art director if his speech would be censored 10.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
He was repeatedly interrupted during his speech by other people on the dais when he criticised the Ministry of Culture.
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‘I cannot remain silent’: Amok Palekar speaks out against NGMA – after interruptions by officials 9.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The filmmaker was repeatedly interrupted during his speech when he criticised the culture ministry at an event organised by the National Gallery of Modern Art.
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India’s plans for tighter control over the internet have found support from Reliance Jio 8.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
A majority of around 150 respondents in a public consultation have opposed the draft rules to amend the IT Act.
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Bing Outage In China Was Technical Error, Not Censors' Block: Report 28.1.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Search engine Bing's outage in China last week was a technical error, rather than an intentional censorship block, a source familiar with the matter said, although Chinese authorities and Microsoft...
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Why the Modi government’s proposed changes to IT Act pose a serious threat to open internet in India 27.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
They will result in increased censorship of content and break encryption.
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Insight: 'Fear' and 'favour' chill newsroom at storied Japanese paper 25.1.2019 Reuters: World News
Early in December, dozens of journalists and editors from the Japan Times gathered for an emergency meeting in a glass-walled conference room in their brand-new 14th floor office.
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Microsoft ''Waiting To Find Out'' Why Bing Went Offline In China 25.1.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Microsoft is still trying to figure out why its Bing search engine temporarily went offline in China, the company's president said following speculation that it could have been blocked by censors.
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Fear and favour chill newsroom at storied Japanese paper 25.1.2019 Reuters: World News
Early in December, dozens of journalists and editors from the Japan Times gathered for an emergency meeting in a glass-walled conference room in their brand-new 14th floor office.
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Microsoft search engine Bing blocked in China 24.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
Microsoft search engine Bing blocked in China
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The ‘Purdah’ amendment: Proposed changes to the IT Act could draw a veil over the Indian internet 24.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The planned changes will undermine freedom of expression and privacy online, weakening Indian democracy itself.
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Microsoft's Bing Search Engine Inaccessible In China 24.1.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Microsoft's Bing search engine was inaccessible in China on Thursday, with social media users fearing it could be the latest foreign website to be blocked by censors.
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