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North Korea Cuts 3G Mobile Web Access for Foreign Visitors

North Korea Cuts Cell 3G

Groups that organize trips to North Korea say the country is no longer offering mobile Internet to foreign visitors, just weeks after it unveiled a new 3G service that promised an unprecedented look into the notoriously closed state. The apparently

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Posted in Censorship, Internet Censorship

World News: China’s Premier Rejects US Hacking Accusations

China Premier

New Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has rejected U.S. accusations of hacking and says the two countries should not make groundless accusations against each other and should work together to contribute to cyber security. Speaking to reporters after the close of

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Posted in Science & Technology, World News

Internet Censorship: Weibo Censors Move with Great Speed

Weibo Censored

Despite 300 million users generating more than 100 million posts per day, Chinese censors are very adept at deleting unwanted material on Weibo, the country’s main blogging platform. The censors are also fast, according to new research. “What’s interesting is

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Posted in Censorship, Internet Censorship

World News: US Warns China on Cyber Security

Web attack

A senior White House official is calling on China to take “serious steps” to stop cybercrimes, saying the issue is a “growing challenge” to U.S.-China relations. National Security Advisor Tom Donilon on Monday called on China to acknowledge the scope

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Posted in Science & Technology, World News

Internet Censorship: China, Russia Seek Greater Control of Internet, US says

Internet Censorship Protest

China and Russia are buying increasingly powerful surveillance technologies to intercept communications and try to take control of the Internet, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday. Alec Ross, the U.S. secretary of state’s senior adviser for innovation, said new

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Posted in Internet Censorship, Science & Technology, World News

The Ultimate Guide for Tor

Tor Project Logo

Hello Censorship in America readers! I’m Brandon from Bypass-Censorship.org. I’ve had lots of experience with Tor. I use Tor regularly and I even run a relay! This purpose of this post is to expand everybody’s knowledge of Tor. I’ll try

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Posted in Bypass Censorship, Free Speech, Privacy

Internet Censorship: New Internet Regulations Provide Window into North Korea

Cell Phone

Foreigners living in and visiting North Korea can now access Twitter, Facebook, and other social media on their mobile phones, providing what could be an unprecedented, real-time view of the notoriously isolated country. A slow but steady stream of tweets

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Posted in Censorship, Internet Censorship, World News

The CISPA Government Access Loophole

Written by Kurt Opsahl – Re-Published from eff.org (Creative Commons) The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act—CIPSA, the so-called “cybersecurity” bill—is back in Congress. As we’ve written before, the bill is plagued with privacy problems and we’re urging concerned users to email their Representatives to

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Posted in Internet Censorship, Privacy

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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Posted in Internet Censorship, Political Censorship

A Good Ol’ Fashioned Digital Nightmare

While the sensible thing would be for me to go to bed, a rather creepy dream still lingers in my head. So before I close my eyes and call it a night, I’ll bring my digital delusion to light. It

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Posted in Government Control, Human Rights

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