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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

North Korea Cuts 3G Mobile Web Access for Foreign Visitors

North Korea Cuts Cell 3G

Groups that organize trips to North Korea say the country is no longer offering mobile Internet to foreign visitors, just weeks after it unveiled a new 3G service that promised an unprecedented look into the notoriously closed state. The apparently

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Posted in Censorship, Internet Censorship

Internet Censorship: China Lifts Ban on IMDB

IMDB

China has unblocked the popular entertainment website IMDB (Internet Movie Database), which has been blocked since 2010. “I know very few cases where a site that’s been blocked for a long time is unblocked,” said Doug Young, a journalism professor

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Posted in Censorship, Internet Censorship

Human Rights Organizations Call on the UN to Aid Detained Vietnamese Blogger Le Quoc Quan

Le Quoc Quan

Written by Eva Galperin – Re-Published from eff.org (Creative Commons) On 27 December 2012 prominent Vietnamese activist and blogger Le Quoc Quan was arbitrarily arrested and detained by local authorities while taking his daughter to school. The arrest was the

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Posted in Censorship, Free Speech, Human Rights, Internet Censorship

Internet Censorship: Weibo Censors Move with Great Speed

Weibo Censored

Despite 300 million users generating more than 100 million posts per day, Chinese censors are very adept at deleting unwanted material on Weibo, the country’s main blogging platform. The censors are also fast, according to new research. “What’s interesting is

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Posted in Censorship, Internet Censorship

Internet Censorship: Netizens Sway Opinion with ‘People’s’ Paper

Huynh Ngoc Chenh

An award-winning blogger in Vietnam said online activists in his tightly ruled country are becoming an effective source of information and are educating the public about their political rights through their “people’s newspaper.” But while these activists are competing with

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Posted in Censorship, Internet Censorship

Internet Censorship: Media Watchdog Calls Vietnam, China ‘Spy States’

China Internet

Written by Richard Finney China and Vietnam are among five “State Enemies of the Internet” identified Tuesday by a global media watchdog, which for the first time also listed an equal number of private-sector companies accused of selling monitoring equipment

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Posted in Censorship, Internet Censorship

Internet Censorship: Dark Musings #46 – Anti Free-Speech Assault on Twitter

DarkBrain Comics

Written by Andrew Zar of DarkBrain Comics – Re-Published by permission. I’ve always been proud of Twitter and Tumblr – they promote free speech – while other Internet titans (Google, Apple, FaceBook) actually aggressively suppress free speech.  It is a

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Posted in Censorship, Internet Censorship

Censorship in America: 34 Civil Liberties Groups Speak Out Against CISPA in Lead Up to Hearings

Stop CISPA

Written by Mark M. Jaycox – Re-Published from eff.org (Creative Commons) On Monday, EFF and over 30 other Internet rights organizations sent a letter to members of Congress demanding they vote no on the “cybersecurity” bill known as CISPA. The

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Posted in Censorship, Internet Censorship, Privacy

Internet Censorship: China, Russia Seek Greater Control of Internet, US says

Internet Censorship Protest

China and Russia are buying increasingly powerful surveillance technologies to intercept communications and try to take control of the Internet, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday. Alec Ross, the U.S. secretary of state’s senior adviser for innovation, said new

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Posted in Internet Censorship, Science & Technology, World News

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