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Announcement to All Blog Followers: Moving My Blog!

Hello to all my WordPress blog followers! After 2½ years on the WordPress.com publishing platform, I have decided to make a change. My time here at WordPress has been very fulfilling. I really have learned a lot about blogging, html,

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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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Special Report: Global Politics Shaken By Social Media (Video)

Beppe Grillo

Italian comedian-turned-politician Beppe Grillo drew the largest vote for a single party in Italy’s election last month – despite shunning traditional campaign platforms such as TV, in favor of using social media like Facebook to spread his message. Analysts say

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Posted in Special Report, 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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Internet Censorship: Dark Musings #46 – Anti Free-Speech Assault on Twitter

DarkBrain Comics

Written by Andrew Zar of DarkBrain Comics – Re-Published by permission. I’ve always been proud of Twitter and Tumblr – they promote free speech – while other Internet titans (Google, Apple, FaceBook) actually aggressively suppress free speech.  It is a

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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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Internet Censorship: Enemies of the Internet – Infographic

Brought to you by our friends at open-site.org (Creative Commons License) If you think identity theft is the worst-case-scenario of Internet use, you clearly don’t live in any of the nations that make the list of top “Enemies of the

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Posted in Internet Censorship

Internet Censorship: Raising Global Awareness of the Plight of Syrian Bloggers

The number of citizen journalists killed or arrested in Syria rises daily.  While some, such as Razan Ghazzawi—who won Frontline Defenders’ award for Human Rights Defenders at Risk—have received ample international attention for their plight, many others have gone largely

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Posted in Censorship, Government Control, Human Rights, Internet Censorship

A Sincere Apology From CensorshipinAmerica.com

I let you down. After you were loyal, and you “liked” my site on facebook, twitter, etc. After you followed my blog on WordPress, and even subscribed to my posts by email. I let you down. You, my readers, fans,

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Internet Censorship: Chopping the Head off LulzSec

For a while, it seemed that the hacker group with the silly name was running rings around the FBI. In the end, however, it appears it was the FBI running the show. In the summer of 2011, LulzSec – supposedly

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Posted in Free Speech, Human Rights, Internet Censorship

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