May, 2010

Stories from May, 2010

20 May 2010

Egypt: Misuse of World Wide Web, Official Charge Against Activists

AlKhalifa misdemeanor court will consider the case 8260/2009 on Saturday 22nd of May 2010, in which judge Abdel Fattah Mourad is accusing Ahmed Seif – Director of Hisham Mubarak Law...

19 May 2010

China: Be aware! Google Earth leaks national secret

On May 6, famous blogger, William Long, was summoned by the Shenzhen Urban Planning and Land Supervision Division that a Google Earth picture indicating military facilities at www.moon-bbs.com is in...

14 May 2010

Venezuela: Polemic raised due to the blockage of websites by governmental ISP

The main venezuelan ISP, Cantv.net, owned by venezuelan government, appears to be implementing its first censorship measures, by the blockage of two websites without any procedure.

7 May 2010

GV summit 2010 Videos: A Discussion of Content Moderation

During this panel discussion, Victoria Grand, Senior Manager for Communications at YouTube, speaks on content moderation processes providing a “behind-the-scenes” look at YouTube's content removal and deactivation policies. A “behind-the-scenes”...

Facebook: Interested in Palestine? Not anymore.

When Facebook rolled out its latest feature, “Connections,” in April 2010, many users were confused by the changes. The opt-in feature, intended to create a broader sense of community around...

1 May 2010

From blogger to corporate liason officer

In 2008, Malaysian blogger Syed Azidi Syed Aziz took the headlines by calling Malaysian bloggers to fly (or place) the national flag upside down on their blogs. This was as...