The UK Council for Child Internet Safety will draw up a list of approved sites offering advice about topics such as sex and drugs
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Monday 24 November 2008
In Saturday's article headed "BNP list linked to fire-bomb attack" we stated that the BNP list had been removed from Wikileaks. In fact the page was temporarily unavailable, we understand, due to the weight of online traffic. We are happy to make clear that Wikileaks has not removed the list, and in fact has "a wholly unbroken record in withstanding numerous censorship attempts."
Wednesday 19 November 2008
Monday 10 November 2008
No sooner, it seems, has the Government abandoned one set of repressive measures in the face of stout opposition from civil liberties campaigners and the House of Lords, than it casts around for another supposed weak spot in need of legislative reinforcement. It is less than a month since the Lords comprehensively defeated an amendment to the anti-terror Bill that would have permitted a 42-day period of detention without charge, and the Government quietly withdrew it. Yet, as we report today, there are now moves afoot to curb news reporting, by making statutory what was a voluntary system of restraint.
<a href="http://blogs.independent.co.uk/independent/2008/10/the-life-bro-17.html">The Life Browser: Behind the bamboo curtain</a>
Tuesday 28 October 2008
When Google, Microsoft and Yahoo start agreeing, something must be up. Now that government censorship of the internet has piqued the interest of these three web giants, it's probably time to find out exactly what the fuss is all about.
Saturday 16 August 2008
Sir Salman Rushdie has accused his publisher of censorship at the same time as trying to prevent the release of a book that criticises him. The novelist, who spent nearly a decade under a fatwa from the Iranian government after the publication of The Satanic Verses in 1988, attacked Random House for pulping a historical novel about the Prophet Mohamed for fear of offending Muslims.
Sunday 10 August 2008
Saturday 22 December 2007
Sunday 22 October 2006
Thursday 01 June 2006
Eight hitherto unknown species of invertebrate creatures isolated from the outside world for millions of years have been discovered in a unique subterranean ecosystem functioning in a cave in central Israel.
Thursday 25 May 2006
A radical reform of the pensions system, including raising the state retirement age to 68, was announced today by the Government.
Saturday 29 October 2005
Wednesday 07 September 2005
Wednesday 20 July 2005
Monday 10 January 2005
In defence of liberal democracy
General Election 2015: Post-election 'shambles' looms as 70 per cent of voters say SNP 'should not be able to veto UK government policies'
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
General election live: SNP suspends two members for disrupting Labour rally
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
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