Internet Freedom

  • 'Balance internet freedom with national security' August 24, 2012

    Washington: The US on Thursday advised India to ensure Internet freedom while seeking to preserve national security, as the Indian government asked social networking websites to check pages carrying inflammatory messages. "As the Indian government seeks to preserve security, we are urging them also to take into account the importance of...
  • Respect internet freedom, US tells India August 22, 2012

    Washington: Voicing its support for full freedom of the internet, US has urged India to maintain respect for fundamental freedoms, while probing rumours that have caused an exodus of northeastern Indians from southern cities. The US "have seen these reports that northeastern Indians are returning to the northeast from cities in...
  • Internet freedom: US says talks with India on December 8, 2011

    Washington: Asserting that freedom of expression applies equally to the Internet as it does in the real world, the United States has said that it is in talks with Indian government over the regulatory mechanism on Internet. "We believe that freedom of expression applies equally to the Internet as it does...
  • Obama visit arouses mistrust in China's Internet populace November 16, 2009

    Shanghai: US President Barack Obama's call on Monday for Internet freedom in China met with wariness and cynicism from many Chinese Internet users, suggesting his effort to win over the country's youth has some way to go. Some were intensely patriotic in their comments, citing China's status as the largest holder...