China outlaws blood and poker… in video games

China's uneasy relationship with the video game industry became even more thorny last week. New regulations from the government - who must approve all new games within the country - won't be approving any games that feature blood, card games, or palace intrigue.

Is Russia Going to War Against the Internet?

Last month, Russia's influential newspaper, Vedomosti, reported that Google has begun complying with a 2017 Russian law requiring search engines to block websites the Kremlin label as "extremist" from showing up in its search results.

Saudi Arabia to Lift Ban on Internet Calls

Saudi Arabia is lifting a ban on voice and video calling apps such as WhatsApp and Skype, in a move aimed at boosting productivity and economic growth. The ministry of communications said access to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) would be "widely available to users" from Wednesday.

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