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Internet Censorship: China’s Internet Censors for Sale

China Censors

Written by Danny O’Brien – Re-published from eff.org (Creative Commons) What happens when a country’s government censors the entirety of its domestic web, with no oversight or transparency? It turns out that politicians aren’t the only ones with an interest

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Poetry Reading To Highlight Turkmen Censorship

American poets will read the works of  dissident Turkmen poets on September 24 outside the Washington embassies of Turkmenistan, Myanmar, and Yemen to protest the censorship of poetry, RFE/RL’s Turkmen Service reports.  The event is part of the Day of Poets, in

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Posted in Human Rights, Political Censorship

The Definitive Guide to Racism, Sexism, and Homophobia in the 2012 Republican Primaries (So Far)

The Republican field for 2012 is pretty competitive–when it comes to regressive statements and bigotry, that is. Written by Sally Kohn There is a reflecting pool between the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial in our nation’s capital. Stretched out

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Posted in Human Rights, Political Censorship

New Controls on Public Wi-Fi is Censorship!

Business owners and netizens in China have hit out at new rules issued by Beijing police requiring surveillance of people browsing online using a public wireless connection. Businesses, including hotels and cafes, in central Beijing that offer Internet access to

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Anti-Stalking Law Threatens Protected Speech Online

EFF Files Amicus Brief to Defend Free Speech on Social Networks EFF filed a friend-of-the-court brief today urging a federal court to block the government’s use of the federal anti-stalking law to prosecute a man for posting criticism of a

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Posted in Corporate Censorship, Human Rights, Internet Censorship, Political Censorship

Burma Orders Aung San Suu Kyi’s Party to Halt Political Activity

The Burmese political organization led by Aung San Suu Kyi says it has been ordered to halt all political activities. A spokesman for the National League for Democracy told says the group is considering its response to the order, which

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Posted in Human Rights

Authors in Italy Fight Political Censorship

Source: rabble.ca – By  Ashley Gaboury While Freedom to Read Week kicks off here in Canada, writers in Italy face widespread censorship that threatens freedom of expression across the country. Over 50 authors in Italy have already been blacklisted, according

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Canada’s Censor Board Forces Word TV Off Air “Permanently”

Source: Canada Free Press – By Dr. Charles McVety Jerusalem, Israel—While travelling together in Israel as part of the Christian Ambassadors to Israel mission, 20 prominent Canadian leaders vow to fight Canada’s censor board that has pressured CTS Television to

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