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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

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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Posted in Censorship, Internet Censorship

Special Report: Global Politics Shaken By Social Media (Video)

Beppe Grillo

Italian comedian-turned-politician Beppe Grillo drew the largest vote for a single party in Italy’s election last month – despite shunning traditional campaign platforms such as TV, in favor of using social media like Facebook to spread his message. Analysts say

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Posted in Special Report, World News

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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Posted in Censorship, Internet Censorship

Internet Censorship: Enemies of the Internet – Infographic

Brought to you by our friends at open-site.org (Creative Commons License) If you think identity theft is the worst-case-scenario of Internet use, you clearly don’t live in any of the nations that make the list of top “Enemies of the

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Posted in Internet Censorship

Internet Censorship: Raising Global Awareness of the Plight of Syrian Bloggers

The number of citizen journalists killed or arrested in Syria rises daily.  While some, such as Razan Ghazzawi—who won Frontline Defenders’ award for Human Rights Defenders at Risk—have received ample international attention for their plight, many others have gone largely

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

A Sincere Apology From CensorshipinAmerica.com

I let you down. After you were loyal, and you “liked” my site on facebook, twitter, etc. After you followed my blog on WordPress, and even subscribed to my posts by email. I let you down. You, my readers, fans,

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Censorship in America: Uh Oh! You Woke Up the Internet! Help Stop SOPA!!!

Last week there was a small meeting at Mozilla to discuss SOPA, the Internet Censorship Bill. It was eerie.  The DC groups were practically screaming, “this bill is the worst we’ve ever seen and we can’t stop it” — while

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Posted in Government Control, Human Rights, Internet Censorship

Has Facebook Faded? Part Two: Privacy and Censorship

Has Facebook Become Everyone’s Creepy Friend? We’re taking a two-part look at the dual challenges facing social networking giant Facebook: increased complexity and decreased privacy. In part one, we explored whether the constant addition of new features is complicating the

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Posted in Corporate Censorship, Internet Censorship

Has Facebook Faded? Part One: Privacy & Censorship

Part One: Is Facebook’s Size Its Strength, or Vulnerability? We’re taking a two-part look at the dual challenges facing social networking giant Facebook: increased complexity and decreased privacy.  First, we explore whether the constant addition of new features is complicating

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Posted in Corporate Censorship, Internet Censorship

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