Proposed Bill Would Block State Bans on Encryption – Congress Members Present ENCRYPT Act

Companies should not have to weaken their smartphone encryption to abide by state laws argues a new bill being proposed by two Congress members. Rep. Blake Farenthold The bill, entitled the ENCRYPT Act, was introduced Wednesday by Reps. Ted Lieu and Blake Farenthold and would, if passed, stop states from requiring a company weaken its […]

CafePress bans Confederate flag products on its… – InternetRetailer.com (press release) (registration) (blog)

CafePress bans Confederate flag products on its…InternetRetailer.com (press release) (registration) (blog)140 in the Internet Retailer 2015 Top 500 Guide, had Confederate flag products on its website as of Tuesday, but said it will be removing them. CafePress … “We have our servers here, and we have a webmaster who does all of our coding. We […]

CafePress bans Confederate flag products on its e-commerce site – InternetRetailer.com (press release) (registration) (blog)

CafePress bans Confederate flag products on its e-commerce siteInternetRetailer.com (press release) (registration) (blog)140 in the Internet Retailer 2015 Top 500 Guide, had Confederate flag products on its website as of Tuesday, but said it will be removing them. CafePress … “We have our servers here, and we have a webmaster who does all of our […]

Colorado School Bans Valedictorian from Revealing He’s Gay in Graduation … – Towleroad

Towleroad Colorado School Bans Valedictorian from Revealing He's Gay in Graduation …TowleroadA Longmont Twin Peaks Charter Academy High School student valedictorian with an impressive 4.5 GPA and scholarship to Rutgers University was denied from speaking at his graduation by school officials after he wanted to reveal he is gay in his …and more » View full […]

Twitter, Facebook Make Pledge to Fight Bans in Turkey

Once again Turkey is banning the use of popular social media sites in its country when the companies do not comply, or comply fast enough, with its requests. Twitter, Facebook and YouTube were temporarily banned Monday after users of the sites began posting images of prosecutor Mehmet Selim Kiraz being threatened by two Marxist armed […]

Pakistan Bans WordPress Sites – Government Points to National Security Issues

Citing “national security related issues” the Pakinstan government, reportedly, has banned WordPress.com. News quickly spread over the weekend of blogs hosted on WordPress not being accessible in Pakistan. It’s a surprising move considering WordPress is not known for controversy, but other sites have been blocked in the country with little explanation. It was the Pakistan […]

WhatsApp Bans Access of Its App Via WhatsApp Plus

WhatsApp is enforcing a one-day ban for any of its users attempting to access its app through WhatsApp Plus, an unauthorized Android app. The messaging service said its actions against users of WhatsApp Plus was actually a move to safeguard them from having their private information accessed. The Facebook-owned app posted the following message in […]

Twitter Bans Sexually Explicit Videos on Vine

Twitter is taking the moral high road with video-sharing app Vine by banning explicit sexual content, a problem the site has struggled with almost since Day 1. The social network, in a blog post, announced changes to the rules and terms of service of its six-second video-sharing app, adding that the modifications would not affect the […]

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