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Has Facebook Faded? Part One: Privacy & Censorship

Part One: Is Facebook’s Size Its Strength, or Vulnerability? We’re taking a two-part look at the dual challenges facing social networking giant Facebook: increased complexity and decreased privacy.  First, we explore whether the constant addition of new features is complicating

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Posted in Corporate Censorship, Internet Censorship

Protests in Belarus Provoke Internet Censorship

Protests have erupted in Belarus in response to immense inflation, political corruption, and media censorship; these protests have largely been organized online and, over the past few weeks, have resulted in increased Internet censorship. In a country where government-regulated media

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Posted in Human Rights

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

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

Facebook, Censorship and Art

Source: The Cornell Daily Sun – By Emily Greenberg Several weeks ago, Copenhagen-based artist Frode Steinicke received an unexpected message in his Facebook inbox: “Warning: You uploaded a photo that violates our Terms of Use, and this photo has been

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Posted in Corporate Censorship

Art Show Gains Attention From Facebook Censorship

Source: AllFacebook – By Gregory Pleshaw For hot New York art curator Savannah Spirit, it was just a matter of course that she’d share images from her latest show, Hotter Than July: A Sexploration, with her 2,000-plus friends on the

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Posted in Corporate Censorship

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