Pompeo blasts China, Iran for response to virus outbreak

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday hit out at China and Iran for their response to the outbreak...
15:47 25 February 2022

For-profit firm seeking to run .org names makes concessions

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A private equity firm seeking to buy rights to operate the internet’s .org suffix said Friday it will...
17:11 21 February 2022

India keeps lid on Kashmir’s internet 6 months into lockdown

NEW DELHI — Six months after India's government stripped restive Kashmir of its semi-autonomy and enforced a total communications blackout, it is hera...
7:03 14 February 2022

Years after SARS, a more confident China faces a new virus

BEIJING — As a viral outbreak spread from the central Chinese city of Wuhan this week, the ruling Communist Party's political and legal affairs commis...
12:25 22 January 2022

Court rules Turkey violated freedoms by banning Wikipedia

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey’s highest court on Thursday ruled in favor of Wikipedia, saying the Turkish government's two-year ban on the online encycloped...
12:49 26 December 2022

Video app TikTok unblocks teen who posted on China’s Muslims

SAN FRANCISCO — Chinese-owned video app TikTok says it has unblocked a U.S. teenager and restored her viral video condemning China’s treatment of its ...
18:00 28 November 2021

Web inventor has an ambitious plan to take back the net

The inventor of the World Wide Web is releasing an ambitious rule book for online governance — a bill of rights and obligations for the internet.
22:58 24 November 2021

Censorship or caution? Culture war burns in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO — The clowns were already on stage, faces painted white, costumes carefully adjusted. It was to be the troupe's second show of "Abrazo,...
14:25 4 November 2021

Reports: US launches review of China-owned video app TikTok

Multiple published reports say that the U.S. government has launched a national-security review of the China-owned video app TikTok, popular with mill...
21:42 1 November 2021

Pence takes swipe at NBA, Nike in critical speech on China

WASHINGTON — Vice President Mike Pence took a swipe at Nike and the NBA on Thursday in a speech criticizing communist China's record on trade and huma...
1:07 25 October 2021