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Bastard Bankers JP Morgan Chase, US Federal Reserve Bank, HSBC, Others – Global Exposé #OTB

No Banks

Preface This will undoubtedly be the most important post on this site since our launch in August 2010. I will start off by saying that this intelligence, research, and reporting has been going on for about the last three years,

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Posted in Censorship, Economy, Free Speech, Political Censorship, Special Report, US News, World News

Censorship in America: Senate Demands Answers About Aaron Swartz, But More Must Be Done

Aaron Swartz

Written by Mark Mm. Jaycox – Re-Published from eff.org (Creative Commons) Members of Congress continue to demand more answers from the Department of Justice (DOJ) about the aggressive prosecution of the late Aaron Swartz. Yesterday, at a Senate Judiciary Committee

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Posted in Censorship, Internet Censorship

Internet Censorship: New Internet Regulations Provide Window into North Korea

Cell Phone

Foreigners living in and visiting North Korea can now access Twitter, Facebook, and other social media on their mobile phones, providing what could be an unprecedented, real-time view of the notoriously isolated country. A slow but steady stream of tweets

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Posted in Censorship, Internet Censorship, World News

Internet Censorship: China’s Internet Censors for Sale

China Censors

Written by Danny O’Brien – Re-published from eff.org (Creative Commons) What happens when a country’s government censors the entirety of its domestic web, with no oversight or transparency? It turns out that politicians aren’t the only ones with an interest

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Posted in Internet Censorship, Political Censorship

Internet Censorship: Is a Declaration of Internet Freedom What the Internet Needs?

Written by Jillian C. York Re-published from Global Voices under the Creative Commons License On July 4, a group of digital rights and other advocacy organizations unleashed a set of rights and principles for the Internet dubbed the Declaration of

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Posted in Censorship, Freedom of Expression, Internet Censorship

Making the Internet Work for Human Rights: The Internet Rights and Principles Coalition

EDITOR’S NOTE: This post was written by Dixie Hawtin, co-chair of the Dynamic Coalition on Internet Rights and Principles of the Internet Governance Forum. It is part of a new effort by Global Voices Advocacy to inform our community and

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Posted in Human Rights, Internet Censorship

China: Party Elders Meet, Debate ‘Culture’, Censorship

China’s Party plenum meets to discuss culture, despite a worsening economic crisis. China’s ruling Communist Party leaders are meeting in Beijing to debate ‘cultural reforms,’ which some interpret as a tightening of control over media and the Internet, ahead of

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Posted in Human Rights, Internet Censorship, Political Censorship

Police Who Illegally Broke Into Gizmodo Journalist’s House Deride Seized E-mails as “Juvenile”

Written By Matt Zimmerman The saga of the lost iPhone prototype — the 2010 incident at least, not the most recent one — has finally concluded. On Tuesday, Brian Hogan (who allegedly found the iPhone 4 prototype in a Redwood

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Posted in Corporate Censorship, Internet Censorship

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

Dalai Lama Criticizes ‘Immoral’ Chinese Censorship

The Dalai Lama sharply criticized censorship in China as “immoral” during a video chat with Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu. The exiled Tibetan leader spoke with Tutu Saturday from Dharamsala, India.  The Dalai Lama had planned to visit his friend and

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Posted in Human Rights, Internet Censorship

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