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China punishes live-stream apps for 'vulgar' content

Jun 23, 2020 - 5:47 PM

Ten live-streaming platforms have been reprimanded and ordered to suspend new user registrations and overhaul their feeds, the Cyberspace Administration of China says

Stranded Ifugao workers plead for assistance during Luzon lockdown

Apr 02, 2020 - 2:38 PM

Due to the lockdown, some Ifugao workers have been stranded in various areas, with others losing jobs and ending up displaced in the middle of the pandemic

ASSISTANCE. Stranded NAIA Construction workers from Ifugao receive their food packs from volunteer Leah Bautista. Photo from Gina Lumauig

China orders tech firms to ramp up censorship

Jul 20, 2017 - 6:50 PM

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

China demands live-streaming censorship – Xinhua

Nov 04, 2016 - 5:56 PM

The regulations which go into effect in December call on providers of live streams to maintain their own staff and censor content before releasing it Xinhua says

The geography of Pokémon Go and how it can help improve cities

Aug 12, 2016 - 7:15 PM

The effects are mixed as we catch ‘em all and everyone’s been caught

Cybercrime now 'number one' threat – Europol chief

Apr 18, 2015 - 8:06 AM

It s become a global problem and we urgently need global instruments to deal with it says Europol chief Rob Wainwright

Russia to develop cyberspace 'security' without 'total control'

Oct 01, 2014 - 9:03 PM

Today we need to develop and carry out a number of extra measures to protect information It is necessary to increase the security of Russian communications networks and information resources Putin says

Russian President Vladimir Putin in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, 08 March 2014. File photo by Alexey Nikolsky/RIS Novosti/Kremlin Pool/EPA

Future of Asian cyberspace: Mobile, social, young

Oct 29, 2013 - 8:35 PM

Asia will become the largest market for some of the biggest social media campaigns in the world according to business and civil society groups

Cybercrime law mars PH net freedom – global report

Oct 03, 2013 - 10:44 PM

A report of US based Freedom House says Internet freedom in the Philippines declined primarily because of the notorious restrictive and punitive law

Photo by Hoang Vu

The #KathNiel Twitter craze

Sep 08, 2013 - 7:59 PM

If this were not in cyberspace the Bernardo Padilla craze would be a din

FANDOM. The KathNiel craze on cyberspace

Moving from print to cyberspace

Jun 19, 2013 - 6:47 AM

This is a story of culture shock and the realization that the next generation is taking over

Palace to cyberlaw critics: Wait for the IRR

Sep 27, 2012 - 5:06 PM

Presidential Spokesman Edwin Lacierda says it s best to wait for the implementing rules and regulations of the controversial cybercrime law

Is technology God’s competition?

Aug 23, 2011 - 10:29 AM

As the Church attempts to reassert its waning influence and relevance around the world it also uses new technology to compete in the virtual realm to win the minds and hearts of Netizens