Germany has banned a far-left internet portal accused of inciting violence and rallying activists who rioted during last month’s G20 summit in Hamburg. It is now a crime to continue using the site, linksunten.indymedia, Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière said. Police have seized computers and some weapons in raids onRead More →

On Wednesday, a huge call was made by one of the internet’s most powerful companies. Think of Cloudflare as the nightclub bouncer of the internet – it stops harmful traffic, designed to knock a website offline by flooding it with requests, from reaching its intended target. It is used byRead More →

China’s latest crackdown on those attempting to skirt state censorship controls has seen it warn e-commerce platforms over the sale of illegal virtual private networks (VPNs). Five websites, including shopping giant Alibaba, have been asked to remove vendors that sell VPNs. It is the latest in a series of measuresRead More →