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Turkey Backtracks on Controversial Internet Filtering Plans

In the face of increasing concerns from the public over a planned Internet filtering system to be imposed in late August, Turkey‘s Internet watchdog decided not to oblige Internet users to choose a filtering option and postponed the introduction of

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Posted in Human Rights, Internet Censorship

French Government Plans to Extend Internet Censorship

A draft executive order would give various French government agencies the power to take down or block Internet content they deem harmful. Critics see a vast censorship scheme that would allow for “arbitrary” take-downs. The order will implement Article 18

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