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Film Censorship: ‘Jews of Egypt’ Film Passes Censor After Delay

Egyptian Poster

Egypt’s censorship office gave permission on Wednesday for the screening of a historical documentary about the country’s Jewish community, the director said, following a delay caused by a security agency that expressed reservations about the title. “Jews of Egypt” will

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Internet Censorship: China Lifts Ban on IMDB

IMDB

China has unblocked the popular entertainment website IMDB (Internet Movie Database), which has been blocked since 2010. “I know very few cases where a site that’s been blocked for a long time is unblocked,” said Doug Young, a journalism professor

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Special Report: New Quantum Structure of the Universe #OccupyAtlanta #OTB

Occupy Atlanta

Did anyone suggest Occupy was full of brain dead down and out bums.  Send that person this way, and do ask them to explain the following document.  It’s time, we STOPPED begging the elite for the answers, and starting WRITING

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Human Rights Organizations Call on the UN to Aid Detained Vietnamese Blogger Le Quoc Quan

Le Quoc Quan

Written by Eva Galperin – Re-Published from eff.org (Creative Commons) On 27 December 2012 prominent Vietnamese activist and blogger Le Quoc Quan was arbitrarily arrested and detained by local authorities while taking his daughter to school. The arrest was the

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Internet Censorship: Weibo Censors Move with Great Speed

Weibo Censored

Despite 300 million users generating more than 100 million posts per day, Chinese censors are very adept at deleting unwanted material on Weibo, the country’s main blogging platform. The censors are also fast, according to new research. “What’s interesting is

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Internet Censorship: Netizens Sway Opinion with ‘People’s’ Paper

Huynh Ngoc Chenh

An award-winning blogger in Vietnam said online activists in his tightly ruled country are becoming an effective source of information and are educating the public about their political rights through their “people’s newspaper.” But while these activists are competing with

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Internet Censorship: Media Watchdog Calls Vietnam, China ‘Spy States’

China Internet

Written by Richard Finney China and Vietnam are among five “State Enemies of the Internet” identified Tuesday by a global media watchdog, which for the first time also listed an equal number of private-sector companies accused of selling monitoring equipment

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Film Censorship: Egypt Won’t Permit Film on Egyptian Jews

Egyptian Poster

Egyptian authorities have failed to issue a permit to screen a historical documentary about the country’s Jewish community, the film’s producer said on Wednesday, one of a series of disputes over freedom of expression under the Islamist government. Egypt already

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Internet Censorship: Dark Musings #46 – Anti Free-Speech Assault on Twitter

DarkBrain Comics

Written by Andrew Zar of DarkBrain Comics – Re-Published by permission. I’ve always been proud of Twitter and Tumblr – they promote free speech – while other Internet titans (Google, Apple, FaceBook) actually aggressively suppress free speech.  It is a

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Censorship in America: 34 Civil Liberties Groups Speak Out Against CISPA in Lead Up to Hearings

Stop CISPA

Written by Mark M. Jaycox – Re-Published from eff.org (Creative Commons) On Monday, EFF and over 30 other Internet rights organizations sent a letter to members of Congress demanding they vote no on the “cybersecurity” bill known as CISPA. The

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