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Report: Secret US Government Order Targets WikiLeaks Volunteer

A U.S. news report says the U.S. government obtained a secret court order to force Google Inc. and a small Internet provider to hand over information from the e-mail accounts of a WikiLeaks volunteer. A report in The Wall Street

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Posted in Human Rights, Internet Censorship, Political Censorship

BPI Using Newzbin2 Ruling To Seek Much Broader Censorship Of Sites It Doesn’t Like In The UK

md1500 points us to news that will surprise absolutely no one. Apparently BPI (the UK version of the RIAA) is using the Newzbin2 ruling to seek broad censorship over a variety of websites it doesn’t like: The first likely step,

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Posted in Corporate Censorship, Internet Censorship

UK Appeals Court Agrees That Clicking A Link And Opening A Website… Is Infringing

Late last year there was a ridiculous ruling against news aggregator Meltwater in the UK. Meltwater, like a number of other news aggregators, pulls together headlines from various online news stories, along with brief snippets of the articles, and links

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Posted in Human Rights

Homeland Security Wants Mozilla to Pull “Domain Seizure” Add-On

Source: TorrentFreak Homeland Security’s ICE unit is not happy with a Firefox add-on that allows the public to circumvent the domains seizures carried out during the past several months. In an attempt to correct this ‘vulnerability’ in their anti-piracy strategy,

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