Freedom of Speech
|Charissa Echavez |||Oct 06, 2016 07:30 AM EDT|
Be careful on what you post on social media as information obtained from these networking sites is now considered a legal judicial or investigative reference in China.
|Charissa Echavez |||Apr 18, 2016 09:52 AM EDT|
Chinese Twitter users openly voiced out their concerns over the company's decision to hire veteran technology executive Kathy Chen as the Greater China regional director, saying she has a background of working with the Chinese government and state security apparatus.
|Charissa Echavez |||Mar 09, 2016 11:08 AM EST|
China's financial magazine Caixin has accentuated its concerns over the censorship over its content - a rare act of rebellion towards the communist government.
|Eana Maniebo |||Jun 05, 2015 09:27 AM EDT|
Threats on Facebook, as long as the intent is to not to act on those rants, is not a criminal offense, according to a recent United States Supreme Court ruling.
|Vittorio Hernandez |||Mar 31, 2015 02:45 AM EDT|
A 17-year-old Singaporean blogger is in trouble for posting an eight-and-a-half minute monologue on YouTube that insulted Lee Kwan Yew, the country's founding father who passed away last week and given a state funeral on Sunday.
|Marlon Espina |||Feb 27, 2015 12:22 AM EST|
The Civil Society Organization (CSO) in China is in great fear believing that they will soon be the target of police harassment. They are slowly disappearing and hiding to avoid being interrogated and testify against their fellow members.
|Kat De Guzman |||Feb 26, 2015 01:08 AM EST|
A Chinese court on Wednesday convicted writer Huang Zerong, 81, after he was charged with illegal business for criticizing the propaganda chief and the Communist Party in his online essays.
|David Curry |||Jan 15, 2015 12:38 AM EST|
Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg participated in another town hall meeting, this time in Colombia.
|Kat De Guzman |||Jan 14, 2015 12:34 AM EST|
The series of terror attacks in Paris which left 12 cartoonists and four civilians dead ignited anti-extremist protests and drew support from all over the world but China reacted to the incident by making a commentary against the French satirical magazine.
|Jan Dizon |||Sep 11, 2014 11:06 PM EDT|
Four Chicago firemen were stunned when, just 2 days before the 13th anniversary of 9/11, they were suspended from duty for refusing to remove decals of the American flag and a Marine Corps emblem from their lockers.
|Erika Villanueva |||Sep 02, 2014 09:46 AM EDT|
Three of China's major universities guaranteed tighter control over its students' and teachers' ideologies to comply with the country's broadened suppression of free expression. Shanghai's Fudan University, Peking University and Guangzhou's Sun Yat-sen University signed on to the new position.
|Bianca Ortega |||Jul 18, 2014 06:03 AM EDT|
European Union (EU) privacy watchdogs invited search giants Google, Microsoft Corp and Yahoo Inc to a meeting in Brussels to discuss the “right to be forgotten” ruling that allows individuals to request removal of data about them from search results.
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