China plans broader changes to Internet regulations

Weeks after major Chinese microblogs announced changes to their user contract to better regulate incoming content, and just days after Google announced it would alert gmail users of any potential state-sponsored intrusion of their accounts, China has proposed to further bolster the guidelines and purview of their national Internet policy. According to the Wall Street […]

In your own backyard

One of the common misconceptions we hear is that internet filtering only happens abroad. Certainly, there are some governments with more restrictive policies than others, and we track those. But, filtering is not just an “over there” practice. TechCrunch began reporting yesterday that AT&T was blocking some bulletin boards maintained on the 4chan.org site.  The twittersphere […]