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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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Posted in Free Speech, Government Control, Human Rights, Internet Censorship

Internet Censorship: US Technology Used to Censor the Internet in Syria

Written by Pratap Chatterjee Technology from an American company is being used by the Syrian government to censor the Internet and monitor dissidents, according to activists. The equipment produced by a major SiliconValley company, Blue Coat, allows corporations and governments

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Posted in Human Rights, Internet Censorship

Arab Dictatorships Use McAfee and Other U.S. Technology to Censor Internet and Spy

Source: AllGov Authoritarian regimes in the Middle East have had plenty of help from American firms when it comes to censorship and spying on pro-democracy protestors. One of the biggest players is Intel-owned McAfee Inc., provider of content-filtering software used

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Posted in Corporate Censorship

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