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‘Net Censorship’ Forum Urges Govt to Allow Self-Regulation

Source: The Star Online – By Joshua Foong KUALA LUMPUR: The Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ) has urged the Government to allow for more “self and market regulation” of the media. Its executive director Sonia Randhawa said laws such as

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U.S. Develops Web Censorship Buster

Source: Information Week – By Elizabeth Montalbano The U.S. government has developed technology that can cut through Web censorship barriers in countries like China and deliver news and information to people who don’t have currently have access to it. The

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The Fight Over Wikileaks and the Freedom of the Press

Sources: groundreport.com; Note: This report originally appeared at the media blog Lippmann Would Roll. By Matthew L. Schafer In the past week, Senator Joseph Lieberman [I-CT] called for investigations into both WikiLeaks, The New York Times, and other news organization

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#4. ICE Operates Secret Detention and Courts

Agents of the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) are holding thousands of US residents in unlisted and unmarked subfield offices and deporting tens of thousands in secret court hearings. “If you don’t have enough evidence to charge someone criminally

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