Online Censorship Rears Its Ugly Head In Southeast Asia

southeast asia map With a growing middle class rising up across its population of more than 600 million people, Southeast Asia is truly a growth market. Added to that, the influx of mobile devices bringing Internet to hundreds of millions of people for the first — and putting it right in their pocket, no less — makes it a particularly exciting place for technology, which has the potential to be… Read More

southeast asia map With a growing middle class rising up across its population of more than 600 million people, Southeast Asia is truly a growth market. Added to that, the influx of mobile devices bringing Internet to hundreds of millions of people for the first — and putting it right in their pocket, no less — makes it a particularly exciting place for technology, which has the potential to be… Read More

The Dark Web has its first major news publication

The Dark Web has a nasty reputation (and deservedly so) but perhaps investigative news publication ProPublica being the first major media organization on the anonymized version of the internet can change that a bit. The reasoning? “We don’t want anyo…

The Dark Web has a nasty reputation (and deservedly so) but perhaps investigative news publication ProPublica being the first major media organization on the anonymized version of the internet can change that a bit. The reasoning? "We don't want anyo…

US leaders meet with tech CEOs to fight terrorism online

The US is determined to knock terrorists offline whenever it can, and it’s about to go to great lengths to make sure that happens. Business Insider, the Guardian and the Wall Street Journal understand that some of the country’s highest-ranking offic…

The US is determined to knock terrorists offline whenever it can, and it's about to go to great lengths to make sure that happens. Business Insider, the Guardian and the Wall Street Journal understand that some of the country's highest-ranking offic…

Apple’s News app is disabled in China

The News app in iOS 9 is officially available only in a handful of places, but you can still access stories when you’re traveling abroad… unless you’re visiting China, that is. A New York Times source understands that Apple has completely disable…

The News app in iOS 9 is officially available only in a handful of places, but you can still access stories when you're traveling abroad… unless you're visiting China, that is. A New York Times source understands that Apple has completely disable…

Thailand’s gamers fight to save the open internet

Thailand’s military junta has already banned Facebook (a few times), Bitcoin and the game Tropico, but that’s not enough for the censor-happy dictatorship. The nation is now kicking around the idea of a single gateway — effectively one internet co…

Thailand's military junta has already banned Facebook (a few times), Bitcoin and the game Tropico, but that's not enough for the censor-happy dictatorship. The nation is now kicking around the idea of a single gateway — effectively one internet co…

Instagram blames Apple for strict anti-nudity stance

There’s a reason why the #freethenipple campaign blew up on Instagram: the photo-sharing website is typically quick to pull down posts showing women’s nipples, even if there’s nothing pornographic about the photos. Why? Well, according to Business…

There's a reason why the #freethenipple campaign blew up on Instagram: the photo-sharing website is typically quick to pull down posts showing women's nipples, even if there's nothing pornographic about the photos. Why? Well, according to Business…

China Continues Its Crackdown On VPN Services

 China is showing no sign of letting up on internet users who seek to hurdle its censorship system after it began imposing new restrictions on a popular censorship avoidance service in the country. Read More

censorship China is showing no sign of letting up on internet users who seek to hurdle its censorship system after it began imposing new restrictions on a popular censorship avoidance service in the country. Read More

Telegram Suffers DDOS Following Criticism For Enabling Human Rights Lawyers In China

pavel-looking-up It’s been a whirlwind few days for messaging app Telegram. The service, founded by Pavel Durov who created ‘Russia’s Facebook,’ first found itself (briefly) booted from the Google Play store on account of sticker drama, before a major DDOS hit its servers. Read More

pavel-looking-up It’s been a whirlwind few days for messaging app Telegram. The service, founded by Pavel Durov who created ‘Russia’s Facebook,’ first found itself (briefly) booted from the Google Play store on account of sticker drama, before a major DDOS hit its servers. Read More