Netflix Censors Hasan Minhaj Over Khashoggi Killing and War…

NERMEEN SHAIKH: Netflix is under fire for pulling an episode of U.S. comedian Hasan Minhaj’s show Patriot Act from Saudi Arabia, after officials from the kingdom complained to the streaming company that it violated Saudi cybercrime laws. The episode was posted in late October, a few weeks after Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder in the […]

How Google May Plan to Work Within China’s Internet Censors…

The secret is out – Google is building a search engine for China. After deflecting questions from reporters for months, CEO Sundar Pichai acknowledged in October Google’s plan to build a mobile app that will serve Chinese users – and thus comply with Chinese government censorship mandates. But big questions remain. Namely, how will this […]

Pichai makes case for move into China, says Google censors …

Google CEO Sundar Pichai offered a new justification for the company’s exploration of a censored version of its search engine for people in China: it already censors information elsewhere. In a New York Times interview published Thursday, Pichai compared Europe’s “right to be forgotten laws” to censorship when asked about launching a search product in […]

Report: Google’s China Platform Logs Phone Numbers, Censors…

Report: Google’s China Platform Logs Phone Numbers, Censors Results, Drove Engineer To Quit  Forbes Google’s China version will link search history to phone number: Report  Times of India Senior Google Scientist Quits Over Plans for Censored China Web Search  The Epoch Times Google China Prototype Links Searches to Phone Numbers  The Intercept Full coverage AddSearch News Related Posts:Google’s Chinese […]

Google, China create search engine that tracks, censors sea…

A prototype of a censored search engine that links users’ queries to their personal phone numbers is the result of a collaboration between Google and China. This technology would make it easier for the Communist Party of China to monitor people and what they are searching, the Intercept reported Friday. Dragonfly, the code name for […]