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Iran to Shut Down Internet & Start Homebrew Network

Homebrew is a term usually found in certain circles of gamers and “hacker types.” Typically when one speaks of homebrew, one is referring to some type of custom software or software/hardware setup that alters the “out of the box” functionality

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Freedom House: Internet Censorship Circumvention Tools Effective, Lack Security

(You can download the report in pdf format here.) As the Internet plays a major role in organizing protests and disseminating information across the Middle East and other parts of the world, a report released Tuesday by the human rights

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Censoring of Internet Access on B.C. Ferries Filters Out Sexual Health Issues

Source: The Globe and Mail – By Mark Hume BC Ferries might be in hot water for censoring Internet access on its ships, but the corporation isn’t having any doubts about its decision to filter out sites that deal with

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Egypt’s Internet, Smartphones Back Online

Facebook Source: electronista Egypt Internet and phones recover from censorship. Egypt on Wednesday finally recovered its Internet access after the Mubarak regime forced a blackout in a failed attempt to quash dissent. Both network activity tracking as well as various

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The Top Three Countries That Censor The Internet

Even though recent times have wavered my reliance in The United States Federal Government, I am still glad I live here. We still have the freedom (for now) to hold open discussions on the internet through blogs, social networks, etc.

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Yangon: Aung San Suu Kyi Challenges Censorship, Promotes Opposition Online

Source: AsiaNews.it After recovering from a minor illness, the Nobel Peace Prize winner was able to get wireless connection in her home. During her years under house arrest, she did not even have access to the telephone. She wants to

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Guest Opinion: Protect Internet From Corporate Censorship

Source: DesMoinesRegister.com By Jeff Blevins Network neutrality is the idea that Internet providers should allow us access to all information and content online, whatever websites and services we want. However, a new draft proposal by the Federal Communications Commission set

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