Internet News - In Brief


- Google has released its second transparency report. Google's Transparency Reports provide details of traffic and censorship demands by country and across specific services such as YouTube, Google Earth, Gmail, Maps, Search and Google News. The reports also provide graphics showing which countries resort to the sledgehammer approach and simply block all Google-based services in their entirety. For further information visit

- The Consumer Advocacy Forum Nigeria (CAFON) has announced that next edition of its Lagos Monthly Forum will refocus service quality and consumer exploitation issues in the Internet market. The eleventh edition of the forum, which also marks CAFON’s 10th anniversary took place on September 28, 2010 at Lagos Television (LTV) Hall in Ikeja, Lagos.