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Facebook Loses “Cool Points” – Censoring Art Getting Ridiculous

Did you know that the CBS Morning Show, Twitter, the local art gallery, and high school art class are way cooler than Facebook? Well, they are, and here is why. Andrew Zar, owner of Dark Brain Comics (darkbrain.com), has had

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Posted in Corporate Censorship

Arrests of Twitter Users & New Filtering

Pakistan In Pakistan, where substantial online and offline censorship already exist, reports have emerged that users of the ISP Mobilink must add proxy 10.215.2.32 port 3128 to browse the Internet, resulting in censorship of key words and phrases in search

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Posted in Censorship, Internet Censorship

China Censors Web to Curb Inner Mongolia Protests

By Michael Kan China is blocking mention of Inner Mongolia on Chinese microblogs and social networking sites, as part of an effort to clamp down on protests that broke out last week in the region. Two of the most popular

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Tunisian Blogger Resigns From Government Over Internet Censorship

Tunis – A renowned Tunisian blogger who was imprisoned during the country’s Jasmine Revolution announced Tuesday his resignationfrom the country’s interim government, apparently in protest over the resumption of internet censorship. Slim Amadou, 23, minister for sport and youth, announced

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Posted in Human Rights

A Chinese Facebook is Coming and Will Make Huge Censorship Concessions

Source: Digital Trends – By: Molly McHugh Insiders say a Facebook–Baidu collaboration is in the works, and that the social network will allow government censorship. A Facebook lobbyist recently said that perhaps the site was allowing “too much free speech”

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Posted in Corporate Censorship

China Blocks LinkedIn, Ramps up Internet Censorship

Source: PC World – By Michael Kan The social networking site LinkedIn has been blocked in China, a move that analysts say is tied to Chinese government efforts to suppress mention of a “Jasmine Revolution” on the Internet. On Friday

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Facebook Wins Social Networking War

This afternoon Facebook and MySpace announced a “partnership” of sorts between the two social networking sites called “Mashup.” The new feature will allow Facebook users to import their content into their MySpace account. This is a giant leap toward oblivion

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