Tagged With Censorship

A senior TikTok executive admitted the company used to censor content critical of China, 'specifically with regard to the Uighur situation'


35 years ago the Senate held hearings on rock lyrics. It was a First Amendment showdown for the ages.


Facebook reportedly plans to sue Thailand's government over its demand that the company block users within the country from accessing a group critical of its king



A top open-internet advocate supports banning TikTok as a way to punish China over internet censorship


Trump is considering banning Chinese social media app TikTok. See the full list of countries, companies, and organisations that have already banned it.


The Harper's 'letter' proves we need to have a serious talk about free speech



Stop trying to shame companies that took PPP loans


Zoom discloses it took down US-based activists' accounts at China's behest, says it won't enforce similar censorship requests going forward


Zoom deactivated the US-based account of a Tiananmen Square protester after an online commemorative event


Read the full executive order about social media companies that President Trump signed


Trump said he wanted to shut down Twitter moments after signing an executive order emphasising his 'commitment to free and open debate on the internet'


Trump plans to sign an executive order 'pertaining to social media' on Thursday, shortly after he accused Twitter of squashing free speech



Banning Trump from Twitter would be a disservice to the public


China is reportedly silencing coronavirus survivors who want answers on what went wrong with the country's early coronavirus response


China banned a video game called 'Coronavirus Attack' where players stop zombies from spreading the virus and win badges like 'Liberate Hong Kong'


Activists created a 12.5 million block digital library in 'Minecraft' to bypass censorship laws



A Wuhan doctor says Chinese officials silenced her coronavirus warnings in December, costing thousands their lives


A top Chinese official called for 'gratitude education' in order to teach citizens to properly thank the government for fighting the coronavirus


Chinese social media has been censoring coronavirus content since the day the government acknowledged the outbreak


China enacted a sweeping new law that bars people from posting negative content online, and it could be used to suppress coronavirus news