Tip News

August 04, 2020

TAG Censorship - Tip News

Censorship

Cricket chiefs deny World Cup TV 'gagging' order

Cricket chiefs deny World Cup TV 'gagging' order

International cricket chiefs say they do not want to gag commentators after West Indies great Michael Holding hit out at "censorship" following on-air comments that were critical of the standard of umpiring at the World Cup.The former pace bowler, a high-pro

Cubans left frustrated by slow and costly internet rollout

Cubans left frustrated by slow and costly internet rollout

Six months on from the euphoria that greeted full internet access for mobile phones on the communist-run island, frustrated Cubans complain it is too expensive, too slow and crippled by government censorship.Hundreds have joined a Twitter campaign to call for

Facebook on trial for 'censorship' in Poland

Facebook on trial for 'censorship' in Poland

A Polish court held a first hearing Wednesday in a case brought against Facebook by a historian who claims the tech giant engaged in "censorship" by suspending accounts that had posted about a nationalist rally in Warsaw.The case comes as major tech firms li

Pressure at top Russian daily triggers mass walkout

Pressure at top Russian daily triggers mass walkout

The entire politics desk of one of Russia's top daily newspapers, Kommersant, quit on Monday in protest over censorship after two veteran reporters were fired.The walkout at the newspaper controlled by pro-Kremlin tycoon Alisher Usmanov is a rare protest in t

China blocks all language editions of Wikipedia

China blocks all language editions of Wikipedia

Beijing has broadened its block of online encyclopedia Wikipedia to include all language editions, reported an internet censorship research group, ahead of the country's most politically explosive anniversary.According to a report by the Open Observatory of N