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Internet Censorship: How Even Highly-Targeted Censorship Can Lead To Overblocking

By Glyn Moody | Sourced from TechDirt | As the battle rages over SOPA and PIPA, censorship is very much on people’s minds. But there are many different kinds of censorship, operating at different levels of precision. For example, while

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Posted in Free Speech, Human Rights, Internet Censorship

ISP-Imposed Censorship Coming to Australia Next Month

Two of Australia’s biggest ISPs (and telcos), Telstra and Optus, will commence “voluntary” censorship of 500 websites to defend against “child abuse”, even though the child abusers moved off the standard web a long time ago to a galaxy of

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Posted in Human Rights

Reject the PROTECT IP Act: Write to Your Lawmakers

The PROTECT IP Act (PIPA) is a threatening sequel to last year’s COICA Internet censorship bill that would—like its predecessor—invite Internet security risks, threaten online speech, and hamper Internet innovation. Urge your members of Congress to reject this dangerous bill!

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Posted in Corporate Censorship, Human Rights

BTjunkie Starts Proxy to Bypass Italian Blockade

Source: TorrentFreak – By Ernesto A few days ago an Italian court ordered all ISPs to block subscriber access to BTjunkie, leaving hundreds of thousands of Italians with the task of finding a new torrent site. Or perhaps not? Just

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Posted in Uncategorized

Fox Tries to Censor Its Own Censorship

Gets caught in a perpetual legal loop! Source: TechEye.net – By Nick Farrell Fox has been caught out trying to use the DMCA to prevent Google from telling the world about its DMCA take-down notices. For a while now Google has

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Posted in Corporate Censorship

Customs Boss Defends Internet Censorship; Says More Is On The Way

Source: techdirt – By Mike Masnick Over at the State of the Net conference in Washington DC today, John Morton, the head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) at Homeland Security felt it was time to defend ICE’s seizure of

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Posted in Uncategorized

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