The battle for Venezuela is being fought as vigorously online as on the streets, with opposition activists tracking the government crackdown on social networks, and authorities fighting back by cutting Internet to a clash-torn city, and selectively blocking websites and a communication app popular with protesters.
A Sudanese man, whose video of others having sex with a pregnant Ethiopian teenager created a rare case of Internet controversy in the conservative nation was sentenced to 40 lashes Thursday, a lawyer said.
By Leila B. Salaverria
Commission on Election officials called on Congress on Monday to consider putting in place reforms that could help secure further the integrity of the polling process, especially during the 2016 presidential elections.
In the remote village of Ibabao here, toddlers played oblivious at a nursery as the house next door became part of a horrifying child pornography ring, with live footage of children performing sex acts being streamed online to pedophiles around the world.
A Singapore-based British wealth adviser who set off a firestorm by publicly insulting Singaporeans who have to rely on public transport has “parted ways” with his former employer, the firm said Saturday.
The wife of prominent Indian minister Shashi Tharoor was found dead Friday in a five-star hotel room in New Delhi after she exposed his alleged adultery with a Pakistani journalist on Twitter.
In November last year, Dutch children’s rights organization Terre des Hommes disclosed the results of an online sting that used a 3D digital animated 10-year-old Filipino girl dubbed “Sweetie” to unmask Internet users who wanted to pay to watch a child engage in sex acts via webcam.
Bangladesh security forces have arrested 37 Chinese and Taiwanese nationals after raiding an illegal Internet telephone operation they were allegedly running in an upscale Dhaka neighbourhood, an official said Monday.
By Queena N. Lee-Chua
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Australian police said Friday they had arrested 65 people — including a priest and two teachers — and rescued six children as part of a global probe into a Canadian child sex website.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
While vowing to hold responsible those behind the defacing of several government websites, Secretary Herminio “Sonny” Coloma on Monday urged hacker group Anonymous Philippines to instead resort to legal means, Radyo Inquirer 990AM reported.
Activist group Anonymous hacked a Singapore newspaper website Friday and threatened wider cyber-attacks over Internet freedom, with government agencies reportedly on alert after the group said it would “wage war” with the city-state.
A Chinese Communist Party official has been suspended after running up unpaid bills of $115,000 at a speciality pig trotter restaurant, reports said Monday.