Rappler's latest stories on online censorship
Some 31% of news organizations publishing primarily in English, the most widely-spoken foreign language in China, are blocked, the Foreign Correspondents' Club of China says
The livestreamed murder of 51 worshippers 'demonstrated how digital platforms and websites can be exploited to host extreme violent and terrorist content,' Prime Minister Scott Morrison says
According to Singapore’s draft law, ministers get to decide without any judicial review what online content is true or false simply if it offends them. Other countries may do the same
We all aspire for the truth and we are all benefited if people can agree on the facts and the truth. We don’t need fake news to identify real news.
Feminist Voices has 'already begun legal procedures and is preparing to sue Weibo and WeChat,' says the group's founder
Iranian officials confirm the app can now be used again after the lifting of restrictions imposed during recent protests
WhatsApp provides message encryption technology that likely does not please Chinese authorities, which closely monitor and restrict cyberspace through their 'Great Firewall'
The Cyberspace Administration of China says it held a meeting this week with representatives from domestic tech giants Baidu Sohu Tencent Netease and Phoenix to inform them of multiple violations in content published on their platforms
The announcement comes days after President Xi Jinping extolled globalization and denounced protectionism in a keynote speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos where he insisted that China was committed to opening up