Twitter geo-blocks two musicians’ accounts in India
Twitter has been catching some flak from the music industry recently over licensing, but two Indian artists have another reason to criticise the social network. L-Fresh the Lion and Jazzy B have both had their Twitter accounts...
June 9, 2021
Facebook says it might stop users from sharing news items in Australia
Facebook has warned that it will stop users of Instagram and Facebook from sharing local and international news if a draft law drawn up by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is passed. The ACCC’s...
September 2, 2020
ByteDance warns of $6bn lost revenue from India apps ban
There’s a big, startling figure in the latest story about the Indian government’s decision to ban 59 Chinese-origin apps, including TikTok. “An insider at TikTok parent ByteDance is telling Caixin the ban...
July 6, 2020
Indian government bans 59 Chinese apps, including TikTok
The Indian government has announced a ban on 59 apps created by (or at least with origins in) Chinese companies, amid tensions between India and China over military clashes at the border between the two countries. The apps...
June 30, 2020