Internet behemoth Google registered 255 instances of India requesting for online content censorship, posing a sharp increase of 49% in the second half of 2011. India’s request formed part of 1,000 demands from governments around the world to remove objectionable materials such as YouTube videos, web searches, and blogs. India objected to 133 YouTube ..
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The Criminal proceedings against Yahoo India were annulled by the Delhi Court as Yahoo India had appealed in the Court that it has not been named in the petition and has thus nothing to do with hosting obnoxious matter on its websites and it was fallaciously in the list of companies that should be tried. ..
International Literacy Day: September 8 UNs’ International Literacy Day is observed every year on 8th September since 1966 Theme for the year 2009-2011 of the UN Literacy Decade: “Literacy and Empowerment” The day highlights the importance of literacy in areas such as health and education The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and ..
CERN is the world’s largest particle physics laboratory which is situated in the north West suburbs of Geneva on the Franco Swiss Border.It was established in 1954 and its main function is to provide the infrastructure needed for high energy physics research including particle accelerators. CERN is also birth place of World Wide Web as ..