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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

Censorship in America: New Censorship & Surveillance Tactics in the United States

Google Spy

Many democratic nations find themselves in a hypocritical quandary these days. This includes The United States Federal Government. In just 2012, The US Federal Government initiated more than 31,000 inquiries to Google about their users data usage, and most of

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Posted in Censorship, Corporate Censorship, Government Control, Internet Censorship, Political Censorship

Censorship or Sensationalism?

The “Innocence of Muslims” And The Spread Of Internet Rumor Once again, the world is learning the hard way that in the tinderbox of religion and politics, the Internet can be gasoline. This week’s shocking attack on a U.S. consulate

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Posted in Media Censorship

Report: Secret US Government Order Targets WikiLeaks Volunteer

A U.S. news report says the U.S. government obtained a secret court order to force Google Inc. and a small Internet provider to hand over information from the e-mail accounts of a WikiLeaks volunteer. A report in The Wall Street

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Posted in Human Rights, Internet Censorship, Political Censorship

EFF Urges Microsoft and Cisco to Reconsider China

This week saw two disappointing decisions by two major American companies, Microsoft and Cisco, that appear to be choosing to become little tech helpers to China’s repressive regime rather than choosing to be a force for good. For Cisco, it’s

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Posted in Human Rights

US Seeks ‘Shadow’ Internet, Mobile Networks in Repressive Countries

Technology Special Report We reported last week on projects by the Obama administration to increase Internet freedom around the world. Alec Ross, a senior adviser to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, recently discussed these efforts with VOA‘s Persian News Network.

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Posted in Human Rights

Chinese Twitter Plans English Launch: Implications for Censorship

Chinese online media company Sina Corp. recently announced its plans to launch an English version of its already popular microblogging site Weibo this year. Weibo, which has been dubbed by many as the “Chinese Twitter” and serves as the dominant

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Posted in Corporate Censorship, Human Rights

A Look Back 30 Years: Top 25 Censored News Stories of 1981 – #9. DEFENSE VULNERABILITY AND THE HIGH COST OF WHISTLE-BLOWING

The central nervous system of America‘s military machine is a data processing network called Wimex. The prime function of Wimex is to provide the President and the Secretary of Defense the means to 1) receive warning and intelligence information, 2)

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Has Apple Taken Censorship of iPad Apps and Partners Too Far?

Source: Tainted Green – By Ryan Roff The days of cutting 500,000 trees down just to produce the Sunday paper are soon coming to an end. Consumers, more than ever, are turning to electronic devices like the iPad and Amazon

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Posted in Corporate Censorship

Facebook will NOT END on March 15!

↑ Grab this Headline Animator There is a wild rumor virally spreading around the internet that Facebook will end on March 15. Well, don’t believe everything you read (haha). Facebook is NOT going to end on March 15. The $500

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Posted in Uncategorized

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