Since July, it's required to have your personal ID card checked when going to Internet cafe in Guangzhou. The same rule also applies in Wuhan since June 15th. Obviously, this can be exploited easily to monitor the personal online activities.
Australian government seems to postpone the proposed Internet filtering policies due to the next federal election later this year. Well, it's so clear that the Australian people don't like this.
Unfortunately, an Italian MEP, Motti, wants to completely eliminate the anonymity over the Internet, hoping 'each upload of text, images, or video clips must be traceable by the authorities'.
According to Google's mainland China service availability page, on June 18th, only GMail is fully accessible, but web search, images, news and ads, which were fully accessible a couple of days ago, are partially blocked.
On Friday, Venezuela asks Interpol to arrest the owner of the only TV station that is still criticizing its leftist President Hugo Chavez. This time, the Venezuela government accuses him of illegally storing vehicles, intending to sell them for a profit. However, he was previously detained in March, accused of criticizing the government during a public forum outside the country.