Monthly Archives: December 2011

Who Will Be The First Politician To Be GoDaddy’d?

| By Mike Masnick | Sourced from TechDirt | Having GoDaddy back off its support for SOPA/PIPA is one thing, but it hardly kills off these bills. Politicians are still very much in support of the bills, and both bills are

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Posted in Censorship, Internet Censorship, Political Censorship

Internet Censorship: Lamar Smith Still Thinks It’s Just Google That Opposes SOPA / PIPA

| By Mike Masnick | Sourced from TechDirt| It’s really quite stunning to watch Lamar Smith pull out really out-dated talking points as he gets more and more desperate to defend SOPA, as he discovers that all the vaunted “support”

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Posted in Government Control, Internet Censorship, Political Censorship

Censorship: 2011 in Review – Search Incident to Arrest and Your Cell Phone

| By Hanni Fakhoury | Sourced from eff.org (Creative Commons) | As the year draws to a close, EFF is looking back at the major trends influencing digital rights in 2011 and discussing where we are in the fight for

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Censorship: 2011 in Review – Developments in ACTA

| By Maira Sutton | Sourced from eff.org (Creative Commons) As the year draws to a close, EFF is looking back at the major trends influencing digital rights in 2011 and discussing where we are in the fight for a free

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Censorship: 2011 in Review – Ever-Clearer Vulnerabilities in Certificate Authority System

| By Dan Auerbach | Sourced from EFF.org (Creative Commons License) | As the year draws to a close, EFF is looking back at the major trends influencing digital rights in 2011 and discussing where we are in the fight for

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Censorship: 2011 in Review – Defending Location Privacy in Courts and Congress

| By Kevin Bankston | Sourced from EFF.org (Creative Commons License) | As the year draws to a close, EFF is looking back at the major trends influencing digital rights in 2011 and discussing where we are in the fight for

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Censorship: 2011 in Review – Nymwars

| By Kevin Bankston | Sourced from EFF.org (Creative Commons License) | As the year draws to a close, EFF is looking back at the major trends influencing digital rights in 2011 and discussing where we are in the fight for

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Free Speech: Mass Anti-Government Rallies Spike Across Syria

  Large crowds of anti-government protesters poured into the streets of many Syrian towns and cities Friday, heeding calls by opposition leaders to make a show of strength, as Arab League observers pursue their mission. Government forces fired on protesters

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Internet Censorship: State of the Arms Race Between Repressive Governments and Anti-Censorship Tor Technology

| Sourced from boingboing (Creative Commons) | By Cory Doctorow | Wednesday night’s Chaos Computer Congress (28C3) presentation from Jacob Applebaum and Roger Dingledine on the state of the arms race between the Tor anti-censorship/surveillance technology and the world’s repressive governments

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Internet Censorship: Meet Telecomix, The Hackers Bent On Exposing Those Who Censor And Surveil The Internet

| By Andy Greenberg, Forbes Staff | Read the full article on Forbes | One morning in mid-August, seven months into the Arab Spring protests and government crackdowns in which thousands have been killed, something strange happened on Syria’s Internet.

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