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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

Censorship in America: New Censorship & Surveillance Tactics in the United States

Google Spy

Many democratic nations find themselves in a hypocritical quandary these days. This includes The United States Federal Government. In just 2012, The US Federal Government initiated more than 31,000 inquiries to Google about their users data usage, and most of

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Posted in Censorship, Corporate Censorship, Government Control, Internet Censorship, Political Censorship

Internet Censorship: CISPA is Back! FAQ on What it is and Why it’s Still Dangerous?

STOP CISPA

The privacy-invasive bill known as CISPA—the so-called “cybersecurity” bill—was reintroduced in February 2013. Just like last year, the bill has stirred a tremendous amount of grassroots activism because it carves a loophole in all known privacy laws and grants legal immunity for companies to share your private information. EFF has compiled an FAQ detailing how the bill’s major provisions work and how they endanger all Internet users’ privacy. Please join us in speaking out against CISPA by contacting Congress now.

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Posted in Internet Censorship, Privacy

Internet Censorship: Enemies of the Internet – Infographic

Brought to you by our friends at open-site.org (Creative Commons License) If you think identity theft is the worst-case-scenario of Internet use, you clearly don’t live in any of the nations that make the list of top “Enemies of the

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Posted in Internet 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

A Victory for the Internet?

A New Push For, And Old Worries About, Internet Freedom Freedom champions take heart…at least a little bit. There were some moves this week that advocates for free online expression say point to a larger trend toward more, not less,

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

Internet Censorship: CCP Proposes Cells For Microblogs

China’s ruling Communist Party wants to set up branches at all major microblogging sites. Authorities plan to establish propaganda department branches of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) at the offices of Chinese Internet companies providing microblogging services, according to reports

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Posted in Free Speech, Human Rights, Internet Censorship

China Ramps Up Online Censorship Efforts As US Congress Gives Them Perfect Cover

By Mike Masnick As the US seeks to set up its own “Great Firewall” by copying Chinese censorship techniques in the twin bills SOPA and PROTECT IP (PIPA), it appears that China is doing exactly as you would expect when

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

Censorship in America: TAKE ACTION NOW TO STOP SOPA / PIPA INTERNET BLACKLIST!!!

The Internet Censorship Bill took a massive beating last week (yeah, you did that!) but drug companies, movie studios and the Chamber of Commerce do *not* go down easy. Now– get this– they’re telling Congress it’s a “jobs” bill. This

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

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