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China Gleefully Uses UK Desire For Censorship To Validate Its Own Censorship

Written by Mike Masnick We’ve talked repeatedly of the blatant hypocrisy of many Western nations talking about the importance of internet freedom and condemning China (and others) for their internet censorship… while still wanting to censor at home. As we’ve

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Posted in Human Rights, Internet Censorship, Political Censorship

Website Blocking – Off The Table in the UK (For Now)

Written by Gwen Hinze In countries across the world, IP rightholders are pushing website blocking as the latest weapon against online copyright infringement. United Nations’ Human Rights experts, security engineers, law professors and others are pushing back, noting both the

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Posted in Human Rights, Internet Censorship, Political Censorship

Censorship Fail Reveals Big Music ISP Spying Plan

Previously confidential documents detailing Universal Music’s meetings with the former UK government over the Digital Economy Act are revealing a whole lot more than the pair intended. Blacked-out sections now uncovered show that Universal believed that ISPs could spy on

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Posted in Corporate Censorship

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