India Moves To Ban Private Cryptocurrencies

India is to launch its own official digital currency, but will also ban private cryptocurrencies under new government proposals

2 days ago

Donald Trump To Launch ‘TRUTH Social’ Media Platform

Third time the charm? After indefinite ban on Twitter, and closure of short-lived website, Donald Trump is to launch a…

1 month ago

Donald Trump Asks US Judge To Reinstate Twitter Account

Former President Donald Trump really wants to get his Twitter account back, and asks US judge to force Twitter to…

2 months ago

Huawei Confirms Appeal Against Sweden’s 5G Ban

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei confirms it will appeal against court ruling upholding ban on the sale of its 5G equipment…

2 months ago

YouTube Suspends Rand Paul Over Facemask Claims

Another social platform has banned yet another US Republican politician over false claims about facemask effectiveness during pandemic

4 months ago

Japanese Officials Resist Ban On Fax Machines

Victory for legacy tech, as pushback by Japanese officials against ban on fax machines overturns a mass switch to email…

5 months ago

Tech Groups File Lawsuit Against Florida Social Media Law

Court challenge by NetChoice and the Computer & Communications Industry Association against Florida social networking law

6 months ago

Florida To Prevent Tech Firms ‘Deplatforming’ Political Figures

After Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook ban Donald Trump, Florida governor signs bill to prevent political candidates being removed from social…

6 months ago

Amazon Extends Police Ban On Facial Recognition

With the deadline of its one-year moratorium on police use of its facial recognition software fast approaching, Amazon makes ban…

6 months ago

Twitter Suspends Account Sharing Trump Posts

Shutdown again. An account has been suspended by Twitter for sharing the posts from Donald Trump's new communications mouthpiece

7 months ago

Trump Slams ‘Total Disgrace’ Of Continued Facebook Ban

Former US President Donald Trump lashes out at Facebook and other tech firms that have banned him from their respective…

7 months ago

Facebook Removes Donald Trump Interview Video

Nope, you are still banned. Video of interview with former US President Donald Trump removed from his daughter-in-law Facebook page

8 months ago

Huawei To Receive $2.5 For Each Smartphone Using Its 5G Tech

Chinese networking firm Huawei for the first time ever announces its royalty rates for manufacturers using its 5G technology

9 months ago

India ‘To Propose Ban’ On Crypto-Currencies

India reportedly planning to criminalise trading and even holding crypto-assets, even as Bitcoin continues to set records

9 months ago

YouTube CEO Outlines Criteria To Restore Donald Trump Account

Way back for Trump on social media? YouTube CEO says threats of violence must fall before Donald Trump account reinstatement

9 months ago

Facebook Oversight Board Confirms Appeal Over Trump Ban

Unnamed 'user' files appeal with Facebook's Supreme Court (the Oversight Board) against the 'indefinite' ban on Donald Trump

9 months ago

Twitter Refuses Indian Request To Remove Accounts

Looming showdown. Indian government request for Twitter to remove 1,100 accounts and posts is refused by the micro-blogging platform

10 months ago

YouTube Extends Donald Trump Suspension

YouTube reviews its decision to ban Donald Trump from uploading to the plaform, and opts to keep its indefinite suspension…

10 months ago

Facebook Refers Donald Trump Ban Decision To Oversight Board

Hot potato. Mark Zuckerberg refers his decision to indefinitely suspend Donald Trump over to its independent oversight board

10 months ago

Turkey Hits Twitter With Ad Ban Under New Law

Controversial law in Turkey governing social media firms, sees Ankara imposing advertising bans on Twitter, Periscope and Pinterest

10 months ago

Apple’s Tim Cook Defends Parler Suspension

Amid criticism of big tech 'censorship' of free speech, Tim Cook defends decision to suspend far right Parler app from…

10 months ago

Twitter’s Jack Dorsey: Trump Ban Right Thing To Do

CEO of Twitter opens up about permanent ban on outgoing US President Donald Trump, after criticism from some quarters over…

11 months ago

YouTube Suspends Donald Trump Channel

Google streaming service YouTube becomes latest social network to suspend President Donald Trump, following attempted insurrection

11 months ago

Twitter Permanently Bans Donald Trump

Outgoing US President Donald Trump reportedly went 'ballistic' after he was permanently banned from his favoured messaging outlet

11 months ago

China Bans 105 Apps, Including TripAdvisor From US

Tech clampdown sees Beijing banning 105 apps, as it seeks to remove pornography, prostitution, gambling and violent content

12 months ago

Coronavirus Posts Sees Twitter Permanently Suspend David Icke

Former footballer and conspiracy theorist David Icke, who believes reptilians control the planet, permanently suspended by Twitter

1 year ago

Uber Wins Appeal Against London Ban

Setback for TfL and also London mayor Sadiq Khan, after court upholds appeal by ride-hailing firm Uber against London ban

1 year ago

Judge Blocks TikTok US App Store Ban

US judge issues preliminary injunction barring order that would have made TikTok unavailable in the US, as administration seeks forced…

1 year ago

TikTok US Ban Delayed As Trump Expresses Deal Approval

Trump says he approves of TikTok partnership with Oracle and Wal-Mart 'in concept', as judge blocks US download ban on…

1 year ago

India Bans 118 Mostly Chinese Apps, Including PUBG

India has increased its Chinese mobile app clampdown, with 118 mobile apps including Tencent's popular game PUBG Mobile, now banned

1 year ago