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Indonesia blocks 1 mn porn websites before Ramadan


July 18th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, July 18 (IANS/AKI) Indonesia's communications and information ministry has shut down more than one million pornographic websites ahead of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.Minister Tifatul Sembiring said Wednesday ... Read more...

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New service gives parents control over kids’ mobile use


May 21st, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) A new mobile service will soon give parents control over their children's cellphone use, whom they chat with or text and also allow them to switch ... Read more...

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China bans 43 online pornographic novels


June 7th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 7 (IANS) In an anti-pornography move, China has banned 43 risque novels published online, Xinhua quoted a notice issued by the National Office against Pornographic and Illegal ... Read more...

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China regulates sex medicine sale through internet


April 20th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) China has launched a campaign to crack down on the spread of misinformation through online sales of sex products, a government statement said Wednesday. The crackdown ... Read more...

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China shuts down 62 pornographic websites


April 1st, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 1(ANI): China has legally shut down 62 websites which contained or disseminated pornographic pictures, videos and ads, the Information Office of the State Council has said.The Information Office said ... Read more...

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China shuts down porn sites


April 1st, 2011 - 3:54 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 1 (IANS) China has shut down more than 60 pornographic websites that also facilitated prostitution and nude video talks, officials said.The targeted 62 websites were registered in 15 ... Read more...

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Nearly a quarter of web traffic consists of pirated content: Study


February 1st, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): The illegal downloading or uploading of copyrighted material such as movies, music and TV shows accounts for almost one-fourth of global web traffic, according to a new study.It ... Read more...

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BlackBerry begins porn ban in Indonesia


January 22nd, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 22 (IANS) BlackBerry Friday stopped access to pornography on its smart phones in Indonesia.It is the first time that BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) has agreed to ... Read more...

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Education department’s e-mail hacked, porn sent to schools


January 20th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Parminder Singh Bariana Hoshiarpur, Jan 20 (IANS) In an incident that left school teachers in Punjab's Hoshiarpur district red-faced, the official e-mail address of the education office here was hacked Thursday and ... Read more...

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BlackBerry to filter porn content for the first time


January 12th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 12 (IANS) For the first time, BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) has agreed to filter pornographic content on its smart phones bowing to pressure from Indonesia.The decision ... Read more...

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China exposes 19 websites in latest crackdown on pornography


December 17th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Dec 17 (ANI): Nineteen Chinese websites have been exposed by the country's watchdog for spreading obscene flash and cell phone games.China Daily quoted a statement by the General Administration of ... Read more...

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China shuts down 60,000 porn sites


November 24th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 24 (IANS) China has shut down over 60,000 websites for their pornographic content since the government launched a crackdown in December 2009, an official statement has said.The National Office Against ... Read more...

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China to shut down 122 blogs, pornographic sites


July 16th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, July 16 (ANI): As part of China's crackdown on pornography, the General Administration of Press and Publication (GAPP) has demanded the shutting down of 122 websites, which offer online reading and ... Read more...

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China asks websites to stop pornographic content


July 16th, 2010 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 16 (IANS) China has asked 122 websites to stop offering online reading and downloading services with pornographic content. Those websites failing to comply would be shut down, an official with the ... Read more...

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Porn Sites Can Use .XXX As Domain Names


June 28th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 28, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The ICANN meeting on Thursday decided on the use of .xxx for websites containing sexually graphic elements. The meeting was held in Brussels and ... Read more...

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55 Chinese websites asked to delete porn contents


June 10th, 2010 - 7:44 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 10 (IANS) In a massive crackdown against internet pornography, Chinese authorities have warned 55 websites of tough action if they continue to disseminate porn materials. Fiftyfive internet websites, who were found ... Read more...

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Wikimedia still hosting some pornographic images of children


May 11th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Despite starting a purging operation to remove pornographic images of children on its website, Wikimedia hasn't managed to remove all the pictures.Last week, after FoxNews.com asked dozens of ... Read more...

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Wikimedia slammed for pornographic content on website


May 8th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 8 (ANI): Wikimedia, Wikipedia's parent company, has started an online purging activity to get rid of sexually explicit content on the website following a report by an American TV news ... Read more...

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Chinese officials revoke porn fine on man following public outcry


March 27th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Yibin (Sichuan, China), Mar. 27 (ANI): The public bureau in Yibin, Sichuan province, on Wednesday revoked a decision to fine a man who allegedly downloaded pornographic content from the Internet, after his ... Read more...

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Victoria Police officers’ emails are “extremely offensive” to be released: Overland


March 25th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 25(ANI): Victoria Police Chief Commissioner Simon Overland has said the series of offensive emails shared among the state's police officers are too shocking and offensive to be released publicly.According to ... Read more...

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Meredith Emerson Pictures Not To Be Released


March 12th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Atlanta, Georgia, Mar 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The request made by a porn publication for the acquisition of the pictures of the decapitated body of Meredith Emerson has been turned down ... Read more...

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China to crackdown on porn transmitted through mobile phones


February 18th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Feb 18(ANI): Chinese authorities have unveiled tougher measures to clean up the telecommunications industry in the country, and said offensive material transmitted through mobile phones will be the main target of ... Read more...

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China bans 16,000 more websites for containing pornography content


February 12th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Feb 12(ANI): China has shut down another 16,000 websites on grounds that they were of a pornographic nature.The move is the latest in a string of drives to crack down ... Read more...

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William Heum to walk free


February 11th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Feb 11 (ANI): William Heum, the Dutch national, who was arrested last year in November under the new IT Act for digital child pornography may be set free on Thursday.Fifty-six year ... Read more...

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User privacy will be protected, Chinese mobile phone operator


January 23rd, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 23 (IANS) China's largest mobile operator has assured its subscribers that their user privacy would be protected amid concern over the filtering of text messages for illegal or pornographic content. ... Read more...

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China bans 1,414 works of online literature for containing pornography


October 28th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 28 (ANI): China has banned 1,414 works of online literature on the grounds that it was of a pornographic nature in a nationwide campaign to eradicate lewd contents from ... Read more...

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Panjab University research proposal sparks controversy


September 19th, 2009 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Sep 19 (IANS) The synopsis for a PhD thesis in Panjab University's (PU) English Department is generating a lot of controversy among the faculty, who are divided over the ... Read more...

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Malaysia plans ‘filtering system’ on Internet


August 9th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 9 (IANS) Malaysia plans to introduce a "filtering system" on Internet to cleanse it of pornography, but the authorities have been cautioned against censoring political content. Confirmation about the government's ... Read more...

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Chinese Govt. delays orders on software designed to block pornography


July 1st, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 1 (ANI): The Chinese Government has delayed the mandatory installation of the controversial "Green Dam-Youth Escort" filtering software on new computers that was scheduled to start today.The software is ... Read more...

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Google says it will clean up porn results from its Chinese portal


June 21st, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, June 21 (ANI): Google Inc. has announced that it would take all necessary measures to comb out pornographic results in its Chinese-language portal, Google.cn."We are undertaking a thorough review of our ... Read more...

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China’s controversial internet filter ‘full of holes’


June 15th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 15 (DPA) China has ordered software producers to create security patches following reports that its controversial new internet filtering system could allow remote monitoring and control of users' computers, and ... Read more...

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Now, watch Indian TV shows on mobile phones


March 18th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Want to watch your favourite TV serial or news programme while on the move? It is no longer a dream, thanks to Entriq, a new business solution ... Read more...

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Obama’’s Deputy Attorney General nominee used to represent Playboy


February 5th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.5 (ANI): President Barack Obama''s pick for deputy attorney general, David Ogden, used to represent Playboy, and in one case, he successfully paved the way for blind people to enjoy ... Read more...

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Over 126,000 crimes against children reported in Russia


January 28th, 2009 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 28 (RIA Novosti) Over 126,000 crimes against children were registered in Russia in 2008, the head of Russia's Investigation Committee has said."The trend (of increasing crimes against children) is ... Read more...

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YouTube clamps down on ‘’sexually suggestive” content


December 4th, 2008 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 4 (ANI): In an attempt to clean up its content, YouTube has announced that it is cracking down on "sexually suggestive" videos.On its blog, the popular video-sharing website, said ... Read more...

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