· May, 2010

Stories about Advocacy from May, 2010

31 May 2010

Internet Freedom under pressure in Denmark

On 27 May the Danish Supreme Court upheld a lower court decision which obliges internet service providers (ISPs) to block access to websites that may contain – or link to...

30 May 2010

Bangladesh: Facebook Temporarily Blocked

Bangladesh has become the second country in Asia after Pakistan to block the entire Facebook domain. Bangladeshi bloggers are expressing their astonishment, anger and protest against this ban.

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...