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Tunisian Blogger Resigns From Government Over Internet Censorship

Tunis – A renowned Tunisian blogger who was imprisoned during the country’s Jasmine Revolution announced Tuesday his resignationfrom the country’s interim government, apparently in protest over the resumption of internet censorship. Slim Amadou, 23, minister for sport and youth, announced

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Australian Journalist Arrested Over Facebook Photo

By Kevin Rennie Australian journalist arrested and iPad seized! No it’s not Julian Assange. But Ben Grubb’s brief encounter with Queensland authorities raised several serious cyber issues including social media privacy and security, police powers of arrest and confiscation of

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Tunisia: Internet Censorship Makes a Comeback

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Internet Censorship Weekly Recap

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UK Court Expands ‘Super Injunction’ Censorship Rules To Include Twitter & Facebook

There’s been a lot of attention paid recently to the process of super injunctions being issued in the UK, which block newspapers from reporting on certain people or issues (quite frequently, they’re used to get stories of famous people having

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A Chinese Facebook is Coming and Will Make Huge Censorship Concessions

Source: Digital Trends – By: Molly McHugh Insiders say a Facebook–Baidu collaboration is in the works, and that the social network will allow government censorship. A Facebook lobbyist recently said that perhaps the site was allowing “too much free speech”

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Posted in Corporate Censorship

Canada Election 2011: NDP Censor Facebook Video

Source: Oye! Times – By Stephan Pate NDP candidate does flip-flop pulling video from Facebook page in effort to limit free expression. Are the NDP delirious this week? The last week of an election campaign can be a strange time

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Facebook, Censorship and Art

Source: The Cornell Daily Sun – By Emily Greenberg Several weeks ago, Copenhagen-based artist Frode Steinicke received an unexpected message in his Facebook inbox: “Warning: You uploaded a photo that violates our Terms of Use, and this photo has been

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Posted in Corporate Censorship

Canada Government Monitoring Online Forums to Correct “Misinformation”

Source: Leak Source The next time you post an opinion in an online forum or a Facebook group message board, don’t be surprised if you get a rebuttal from a federal employee. The government is looking for ways to monitor

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