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Singapore Website Goes Offline Due to Licensing Woes
December 23, 2013

Singapore Website Goes Offline Due to Licensing Woes

By Mong Palatino
Singapore’s “light touch” to regulating online content proves too onerous for one site.
China’s Internet Censors Outnumber PLA Troops
October 08, 2013

China’s Internet Censors Outnumber PLA Troops

Plus, President Xi warns Taiwan that a political settlement cannot be put off forever. Monday China links.

China’s Internet Suppression Tactics Diffuse into Southeast Asia
September 05, 2013

China’s Internet Suppression Tactics Diffuse into Southeast Asia

Tougher laws are curbing free speech on social media, and look very similar to restrictions in China.

The Decline of China’s Internet Cafes
July 26, 2013

The Decline of China’s Internet Cafes

Even as the Ministry of Culture tries to consolidate cybercafés, citizens turn to mobile devices to access the internet.

Has Snowden Killed Internet Freedom?
July 13, 2013

Has Snowden Killed Internet Freedom?

By ousting Western cyber-espionage programs, Snowden has severely set back the cause of Internet freedom.

India Sets Up Domestic PRISM-Like Cyber Surveillance?
June 14, 2013

India Sets Up Domestic PRISM-Like Cyber Surveillance?

A proposed federal body in India appears to be similiar to the controversial U.S. program—except aimed inwards.

Hard Times for Press Freedom in Asia
February 01, 2013

Hard Times for Press Freedom in Asia

“Nearly half of the twenty countries with the least amount of press freedom…are located in the Asia-Pacific.”

Sticks and Stones: Reining in Filipino Libel Laws
January 16, 2013

Sticks and Stones: Reining in Filipino Libel Laws

A provision in the new anti-cybercrime bill is just the latest in a series of excessive libel laws.

Cambodia's "War" On Internet Cafes
December 27, 2012

Cambodia's "War" On Internet Cafes

A regulation banning internet cafes near schools is only the latest salvo in Cambodia’s ongoing war on internet freedom.

India's Battle for Freedom in Cyberspace
December 07, 2012

India's Battle for Freedom in Cyberspace

The arrest of two young women over Facebook comments has renewed a much needed debate over internet censorship.

The Information Age:N. Korean Style
November 11, 2012

The Information Age:N. Korean Style

The “Hermit Kingdom” has slowly embraced cell phones and cyberspace – on its own terms. Those expecting that technology will lead to a “Pyongyang Spring” will be disappointed.

China, International Law, and Cyberspace
October 08, 2012

China, International Law, and Cyberspace

China wants new treaties governing cyberattacks. Could there be an ulterior motive?

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