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Internet Censorship: Copyright Enforcement Vs. Censorship — Impact Of ‘Megaupload’ Case

Joss Wright, a researcher at the Oxford Internet Institute at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom, speaks to RFE/RL correspondent Ron Synovitz about the possible impact of the Megaupload copyright case on Internet freedoms around the world. RFE/RL:

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Posted in Freedom of Expression, Human Rights, Internet 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

Pirate Bay, MegaUpload & Others Blocked By Government Order

In what appears to be a memo sent to ISPs by the regulator of Internet industries in Malaysia, all service providers have been ordered to completely block various file-sharing sites including The Pirate Bay, MegaVideo and other hosting services. The

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Posted in Human Rights

The Pirate Bay: “The Battle of Internets is About to Begin”

Source: TorrentFreak Talks on implementing a Europe-wide firewall to censor and block ‘illicit’ websites has caused concern among many Internet users in recent weeks, and today one of the targeted sites has joined the discussion. Quoting one of Churchill’s most

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Posted in Human Rights

BTjunkie Starts Proxy to Bypass Italian Blockade

Source: TorrentFreak – By Ernesto A few days ago an Italian court ordered all ISPs to block subscriber access to BTjunkie, leaving hundreds of thousands of Italians with the task of finding a new torrent site. Or perhaps not? Just

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Anonymous Targets NZ Govt Over Copyright Laws (VIDEO)

Source: 3news.co.nz – By Dan Satherley Online activist collective Anonymous has delivered a message to the New Zealand Government, opposed to the passing of the Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Amendment Bill. In a video posted on the group’s YouTube page,

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isoHunt Continues Legal Fight To Thwart MPAA Censorship

Source: TorrentFreak By Ernesto BitTorrent search engine isoHunt is fighting the permanent injunction issued by the District Court of California last summer in their case against the MPAA. isoHunt contests the imposition of a site-wide keyword filter based on a

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