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#Anonymous to Protest Facebook Censorship #Op TRUTH FORCE April 6 2013

Facebook Censorship

Those of you that regularly use the social networking service facebook, be warned as Anonymous will launch #Op TRUTH FORCE on April 6, 2013 at 1:00AM GMT. The protest is in response to the growing practice of censorship on the

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Posted in Censorship, Corporate Censorship, Internet Censorship, World News

Government Control: The Non-Existent ‘Cyber War’ Is Nothing More Than A Push For More Government Control

Reason’s recent post, “Cyber War: Still Not a Thing,” addresses the claims of various politicians that America is under constant attack from hackers and other cyber criminals. While various DDoS attacks on prominent government websites would seem to indicate a

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Posted in Government Control, Human Rights, Internet Censorship

Yet Another LiveJournal Outage Causes Concern for Russian Blogging Community

Written By: Jackie Kerr Last week, the Russian language segment of the popular blogging platform LiveJournal experienced a massive distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack that brought down service for much of the week. This was the third such attack

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Posted in Human Rights, Internet Censorship

How Hacker Activists Are Risking Jail for Everyone’s Right to Internet Freedom

Since WikiLeaks, authorities have been more aggressive about arresting citizen cyber activists. Yet new actions by the biggest “hacktivists” show they’re willing to risk it. Last week, British authorities arrested an alleged member of the self-proclaimed “hacktivist” collective LulzSec, accusing

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Posted in Human Rights

Online Activists, Hackers Recent Actions Getting Under the Skin of Government Officials

In light of recent attacks by internet activist groups, the United States and other Governments are finally realizing that the threat of attack is very real indeed. Anonymous Turkey About a week ago, Officials in Turkey arrested 32 members of clandestine

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Posted in Human Rights

This Week in Internet Censorship

Canadian Filtering Tool Used in Middle East Canadian company Netsweeper produces filtering software that is utilized by several countries to block web sites across various categories. In Yemen, popular blogging site Tumblr is blocked, due to Netsweeper’s categorization of the

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Posted in Human Rights

Turkey Arrests 32 ‘Anonymous’ Members

Officials in Turkey have arrested 32 members of clandestine Web group Anonymous for their alleged involvement in distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks on Turkish government Web sites. Suspects were arrested in a dozen Turkish cities, including Ankara and Istanbul,

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Posted in Human Rights

WordPress.com Suffers Largest DDoS Attack In Its History

Source: No More Censorship LeakSource was greatly affected by the attacks, not operational at times during the past few days. During those times, testing other WordPress blogs seemed fine, including the WordPress.com homepage. TechCrunch: After recovering from the largest Distributed

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Anonymous Targets Egypt Over Internet Censorship

Source: ThinQ.co.uk – By Garth Helfacree Egypt’s blocking of microblogging service Twitter appears to be doing a particularly bad job of keeping a lid on the situation in the country, as news of police beatings and riots in the streets

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Patriot Act for The Internet On The Horizon

As a result of WikiLeaks, the Obama Administration may introduce a new bill that would allow government officials the ability to spy on Americans through the internet. Meanwhile, an army of hackers rally behind WikiLeaks by shutting down MasterCard and

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