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Internet Censorship: Google Now Censors The Pirate Bay, isoHunt, 4Shared and More

Google has expanded its search blacklist to include many of the top file-sharing sites on the Internet, including The Pirate Bay. The changes were quietly processed and appear to be broader than previous additions. Google’s blacklist prevents the names of

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Internet Censorship: SOPA: Hollywood Finally Gets A Chance to Break the Internet

Here’s the first installment of our closer review of the massive piece of job-killing Internet regulation that is the Stop Online Piracy Act. We’ll start with how it could impact Twitter, Tumblr, and the next innovative social network, cloud computing,

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MasterCard’s Support for COICA Threatens A Free And Open Internet

Source: Electronic Frontier Foundation – By Julie Samuels In the last months of 2010, the WikiLeaks wars reminded transparency activists of something copyright and trademark lawyers know all too well – online speech is only as strong as the many

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Google Starts Censoring BitTorrent, RapidShare and More

Source: TorrentFreak It’s taken a while, but Google has finally caved in to pressure from the entertainment industries including the MPAA and RIAA. The search engine now actively censors terms including BitTorrent, torrent, utorrent, RapidShare and Megaupload from its instant

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