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Russia tries to curb Crimean prosecutor’s Internet fame

Natalya-Poklonskaya

Russia tried Tuesday to stop a flood of inquiries about the telegenic young lawyer it has appointed as prosecutor for newly annexed Crimea, whose looks have won her a huge Internet following.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos,Social Media | Read More »

Google says Turkey intercepting its Web domain

AP FILE PHOTO

Google says Turkey has been intercepting its Internet domain, redirecting users to other sites in the latest battle between Ankara and Web giants.

Posted: April 1st, 2014 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Turkey president signs controversial Internet law into force

Turkish journalists hold placards that read " no to censorship and auto-censorships" and "what about news? " as they demonstrate outside the governor's office to protest censorship and new regulations on media freedoms and Internet bans, in Istanbul, Turkey, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014. Turkey's president, Abdullah Gul, said Tuesday he had signed into force a controversial law voted in by the government that would tighten controls over web use.  AP

Turkey’s president, Abdullah Gul, said Tuesday he had signed into force a controversial law voted in by the government that would tighten controls over web use.

Posted: February 19th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Internet,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Twitter says government info requests on the rise

A smartphone showing the first twitter message of Pope Benedict XVI in Italian is held in front of a computer showing the logo of Twitter on December 12, 2012, in Rome. Three Latin words from the papal Twitter account announcing Pope Francis's election were re-tweeted en masse as millions online congratulated the new pontiff.  AFP PHOTO/GABRIEL BOUYS

Government requests for Twitter user information is on the rise, the messaging service said as it released figures while pressing for more transparency.

Posted: February 7th, 2014 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

‘PNoy,’ ‘Sen. Revilla,’ ‘Corona’ continue to trend on Twitter

President Benigno Aquino III, Sen. Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr, Chief Justice Renato Corona. INQUIRER FILE PHOTOS

Netizens continue to have a field day, more than 18 hours after Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. accused President Benigno Aquino III of meddling in the impeachment proceedings against former Chief Justice Renato Corona.

Posted: January 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos,Social Media | Read More »

Vietnam to fine people for critical Facebook posts

AP FILE PHOTO

Vietnam has intensified a crackdown on online dissent with a new decree that threatens fines of several thousand dollars for anybody criticising the government on Facebook.

Posted: November 29th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Anonymous PH pledges more cyber attacks

Anonymous Philippines

Some 100 masked members of the hacking group Anonymous Philippines marched on parliament Tuesday, denouncing corruption and pledging more cyber attacks, a week after 30 government websites were paralyzed.

Posted: November 5th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Senators try to downplay website hacking to protest pork barrel

Senator Franklin Drilon. LYN RILLON/INQUIRER

Senators downplayed on Monday a call for anti-pork barrel protests in Congress by hackers that attacked the websites of the Office of the Ombudsman and other agencies Sunday, but said they were willing to listen to them.

Posted: November 4th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Manila South Cemetery goes hi-tech but netizens note traditional politics

Manila South Cemetery is equipt for this year's Undas with CCTV units and Wi-fi hotspot. INQUIRER PHOTO / NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

Things have become a little more high-tech at one of Metro Manila’s biggest public cemeteries, in the heart of Makati City.

Posted: November 1st, 2013 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

‘Pork’ galaxy: Revilla, Enrile, Estrada, Napoles shine brightest

visser

If we were to plot lawmakers and non-government organizations (NGOs) into a galaxy-like map, based on which group received whose Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) and how much, the solar system of Janet Lim-Napoles-linked NGOs and lawmakers would shine brightest.

Posted: October 3rd, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Science and Research | Read More »

Most USGS services closed due to US shutdown

Screengrab of the homepage the USGS website

Most associated websites of the US Geological Survey (USGS) have been shut down as funding for much of the United States government was cut off Tuesday.

Posted: October 2nd, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Science and Research | Read More »

Blog crackdown chills China’s political debate

In this Dec. 28, 2012 photo, people use computers at an internet cafe in Xiangyang city, in central China's Hubei province. China's population of Internet users has grown to 591 million, driven by a 20 percent rise over the past year in the number of people who surf the Web from smartphones and other wireless devices, an industry group reported Wednesday July 17, 2013. AP

A government-backed campaign to assert greater control over social media has led to increased self-censorship by some of China’s most influential bloggers, chilling political discourse in the country.

Posted: September 21st, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Twitter gives Binay ‘epal’ flak on Zambo truce: Too early for 2016

Vice President Jejomar Binay   INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Did 2016 come early? This is what netizens, closely watching developments in the continuing standoff in Zamboanga City, had to say after Vice President Jejomar Binay announced what he termed a ceasefire agreement between Moro National Liberation Front founding Chair Nur Misuari and Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin.

Posted: September 15th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos,Social Media | Read More »

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