PUBG Mobile Ban: Nepal’s Supreme Court Orders Govt Not To Ban PUBG as it is Freedom of Expression

The Supreme Court of Nepal has issued an interim order to Government for not to ban the popular online game, PUBG Mobile. Nepal Telecommunications Authority had on April 11, directed all internet service providers of the country to block internet traffic originating from PUBG servers. Justice Ishwar Prasad Khatiwada personally sought out details on PUBG … Read more PUBG Mobile Ban: Nepal’s Supreme Court Orders Govt Not To Ban PUBG as it is Freedom of Expression

UN ban on Azhar: China says ‘responsible solution’ can only come through talks

Amid reports that the resolution to declare Pakistan-based JeM chief Masood Azhar as a “global terrorist” would come up in the UN Security Council on March 13, China on Monday said “a responsible solution” can only come through discussions. Beijing also said security issues constituted an “important topic” in its talks to ease tensions between … Read more UN ban on Azhar: China says ‘responsible solution’ can only come through talks

Twitter CEO Defends Decision Not to Ban Alex Jones, Infowars

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defended his company’s decision not to ban right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his Infowars show, saying he did not break any rules. Dorsey’s remarks, in a series of tweets late Tuesday, came after other major tech companies removed Jones’ content for violating hate speech policies. “We didn’t suspend Alex Jones or Infowars yesterday,” Dorsey said. “We know that’s … Read more Twitter CEO Defends Decision Not to Ban Alex Jones, Infowars

Lawsuit Over White Nationalist’s Twitter Ban Clears Hurdle

A California judge has refused to throw out a lawsuit that accuses Twitter of violating the free speech rights of a leading white nationalist figure by banning his social media account. San Francisco Superior Court Judge Harold Kahn ruled in Jared Taylor’s favor during a hearing Thursday on Twitter’s request to dismiss the suit, court records show. … Read more Lawsuit Over White Nationalist’s Twitter Ban Clears Hurdle

Myanmar Hardline Monks Vow to Stay on Facebook Despite Ban

Myanmar’s hardline monks will dodge bans on Facebook and keep using it to “tell the truth”, they said on Friday, after the social media giant barred several Buddhist nationalists for hate messages targeting Rohingya Muslims. United Nations officials investigating a possible genocide in Myanmar have said Facebook has been a source of propaganda against the minority in … Read more Myanmar Hardline Monks Vow to Stay on Facebook Despite Ban

Facebook Expresses Concern Over Sri Lanka Ban

HIGHLIGHTS Concerns over incendiary material shared on Facebook Facebook hopes Internet restrictions would be lifted soon Government has refused to end an island-wide blackout on Facebook Facebook said Wednesday it was responding to Sri Lanka’s concerns over incendiary material shared on its platform and hoped internet restrictions imposed during anti-Muslim riots last week would be lifted … Read more Facebook Expresses Concern Over Sri Lanka Ban

Silicon Valley leaders slam Trump travel ban, offer employees legal aid

Timothy A. Clary | AFP | Getty Images (L-R) Amazon’s chief Jeff Bezos, Larry Page of Alphabet, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, Vice President-elect Mike Pence and President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower December 14, 2016. Tech companies on Saturday expressed concerns over President Donald Trump’s order to restrict migration from several countries, with leaders saying … Read more Silicon Valley leaders slam Trump travel ban, offer employees legal aid

Iran retaliates, Canada opens arms after Trump immigration ban

Getty Images President Donald Trump speaks during a joint press conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May in the East Room of the White House January 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. World leaders reacted harshly Saturday to President Trump’s executive order suspending immigration and visas for citizens from certain countries with majority Muslim populations. Iran, … Read more Iran retaliates, Canada opens arms after Trump immigration ban

Trump immigration ban still in place despite court ruling, says DHS

Hours after a federal judge issued a stay on President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily restricting entry to the U.S. from seven Muslim-majority countries, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and a senior White House adviser issued robust responses, emphasizing that the order remains in force. In a statement issued in the early hours of … Read more Trump immigration ban still in place despite court ruling, says DHS

Air China becomes first mainland carrier to ban shark fin cargo

VCG | Getty Images Fins are removed as sharks are procesed on May 20, 2011 in Puqi town, Yueqing city of Zhejiang Province, China. Shark fin soup is considered a delicacy in China carrying a symbolic significance of wealth and prestige. Air China Cargo has become the first mainland carrier to ban the transport of … Read more Air China becomes first mainland carrier to ban shark fin cargo