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Apple Transfers Chinese Users' iCloud Data to State-Controlled Data Centers

Apple Transfers Chinese Users' iCloud Data to State-Controlled Data Centers

July 18, 2018Mohit Kumar
There's terrible news for Apple users in China. Apple's Chinese data center partner has transferred iCloud data, belonging to 13...
Russia asks Apple to remove Telegram Messenger from the App Store

Russia asks Apple to remove Telegram Messenger from the App Store

May 29, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Russia's communications regulator Roskomnadzor has threatened Apple to face the consequences if the company does not remove secure me...
China Bans WhatsApp Messenger

China Bans WhatsApp Messenger

September 26, 2017Wang Wei
Popular instant messaging app WhatsApp has already been struggling for its existence in China ever since July when Chinese government blo...
Facebook Covertly Launches A Photo-Sharing App In China

Facebook Covertly Launches A Photo-Sharing App In China

August 14, 2017Wang Wei
The Chinese market is no doubt a pot of gold for big technology giants with over 700 million internet users, but the Chinese government h...
China Shuts Down Popular VPN Services to Make Great Firewall Stronger

China Shuts Down Popular VPN Services to Make Great Firewall Stronger

July 03, 2017Wang Wei
Online Privacy has been one of the biggest challenges in today's interconnected world, as the governments across the world have been ...
China Passes Cybersecurity Law to Tighten its Control over the Internet

China Passes Cybersecurity Law to Tighten its Control over the Internet

November 07, 2016Swati Khandelwal
China has long been known for its strict censorship policies, which has already made it difficult for foreign companies to do business in t...
Turkey Blocks GitHub, Google Drive and Dropbox to Censor RedHack Leaks

Turkey Blocks GitHub, Google Drive and Dropbox to Censor RedHack Leaks

October 09, 2016Wang Wei
Turkey is again in the news for banning online services, and this time, it's a bunch of sites and services offered by big technology ...
China Orders Apple to Monitor App Store Users and Track their Identities

China Orders Apple to Monitor App Store Users and Track their Identities

June 29, 2016Swati Khandelwal
China has long been known for its strict censorship which makes it difficult for foreign technology companies to do business in the worl...
Brazil blocks WhatsApp for 72-Hours — Here's Why

Brazil blocks WhatsApp for 72-Hours — Here's Why

May 02, 2016Swati Khandelwal
In Brief For the second time in past five months, a Brazil court ordered local telecommunications companies to block the popular messa...
After 5 Years, Now Google Ready to Comply with China's Censorship Laws for Business

After 5 Years, Now Google Ready to Comply with China's Censorship Laws for Business

September 07, 2015Khyati Jain
Google is planning to introduce a trimmed down special version of Google Play Store and Android Wear to The Mainland China. But wait...
The Great... Great... Firewall of China Hijacks Facebook Connect Plugin

The Great... Great... Firewall of China Hijacks Facebook Connect Plugin

April 28, 2015Swati Khandelwal
From past few days, Internet Users in China are dealing with a weird redirection of traffic nationwide while accessing any website that ...
Indian Government blocks 32 Sites, including GitHub, Pastebin, Imgur and Vimeo

Indian Government blocks 32 Sites, including GitHub, Pastebin, Imgur and Vimeo

January 01, 2015Mohit Kumar
China is known as the nation of ' global internet censorship ', and the country proved it many times, in fact when recently it b...
Google Public DNS intercepted by Turkish ISPs

Google Public DNS intercepted by Turkish ISPs

March 30, 2014Swati Khandelwal
I know we all have freedom of speech, but unfortunately it’s not free, especially in the countries govern by the governments where they are ...
How to access Twitter in Turkey - #TwitterisBlockedinTurkey

How to access Twitter in Turkey - #TwitterisBlockedinTurkey

March 23, 2014Mohit Kumar
Twitter , the biggest Social Media platform used for vital communication is now banned in Turkey from the last few days, after Prime Min...
On 10th Anniversary 'The Pirate Bay' Releases Its Own uncensored Web Browser 'PirateBrowser'

On 10th Anniversary 'The Pirate Bay' Releases Its Own uncensored Web Browser 'PirateBrowser'

August 10, 2013Mohit Kumar
No matter how much effort an ISP puts in or the government does, censorship always gets a backdoor . One of the biggest Controversial F...
Iran blocks most virtual private network (VPN) services

Iran blocks most virtual private network (VPN) services

March 11, 2013Mohit Kumar
IRAN has spent years fending off cyber attacks, blocking access and isolated their own intranet off from the outside world. Many Iranians wa...
U.K. Internet service providers ordered to block three filesharing websites

U.K. Internet service providers ordered to block three filesharing websites

February 28, 2013Mohit Kumar
The UK High Court has ordered  BSkyB , BT , Virgin Media and three other UK broadband providers to block access to three music and movie ...
CISPA Returns back, Forget privacy reforms

CISPA Returns back, Forget privacy reforms

February 10, 2013Wang Wei
The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection act (CISPA) will be reintroduced by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-Mich...
We Are Being Held in Cyber Handcuffs

We Are Being Held in Cyber Handcuffs

October 09, 2012Anonymous
Hello my Princes of Peace, Warriors of the Revolution, Princesses of the cause, I want you to take two minutes and watch this video: This v...