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New Controls on Public Wi-Fi is Censorship!

Business owners and netizens in China have hit out at new rules issued by Beijing police requiring surveillance of people browsing online using a public wireless connection. Businesses, including hotels and cafes, in central Beijing that offer Internet access to

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Posted in Human Rights, Internet Censorship, Political Censorship

Censoring of Internet Access on B.C. Ferries Filters Out Sexual Health Issues

Source: The Globe and Mail – By Mark Hume BC Ferries might be in hot water for censoring Internet access on its ships, but the corporation isn’t having any doubts about its decision to filter out sites that deal with

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Posted in Corporate Censorship

NZers Bite Back Over WiFi Censorship Story

Source: GayNZ.com As McDonald’s reviews its ban on access to some gay websites through its free WiFi service, the story is sparking wide-ranging responses, with many people agreeing that sites for community welfare groups such as Rainbow Youth should not be blocked, but

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Posted in Corporate Censorship

McDonald’s Wi-Fi Blocks Spark Anger

Source: stuff.co.nz By Kristi Johnston McDonald’s is facing the anger of the gay community after denying access to gay-related websites on a new free Wi-Fi service at its restaurants. The service, installed in branches nationwide in December, saw McDonald’s claim

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Posted in Corporate Censorship

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