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Internet Censorship: Wikileaks Suspends Publishing to Fight Financial Blockade

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has announced the organization is suspending the publishing of secret documents in order to concentrate on fundraising to ensure its future survival. At a news conference in London, Assange said a financial blockade by American companies

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Posted in Corporate Censorship, Internet Censorship

White House Condemns Latest WikiLeaks Disclosure

The White House on Monday condemned the disclosure of hundreds of U.S. military documents originally obtained by the website WikiLeaks that detail secret reports about more than 700 people held since 2002 at the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay,

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Posted in Human Rights

US Media Outlets Criticised For Their WikiLeaks Stance

Source: Index on Censorship – By Emily Badger One of the oddest strands of the WikiLeaks story in the US over the past year — and this week marks the one-year anniversary of the release of the “collateral murder” video

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Posted in Corporate Censorship

When Censorship Holds Sway, Justice Weeps

Source: SMU Daily Campus.com – By Joe Richardson The president should never be given unchecked control over the Internet Governments have a curious habit of silencing the voices that don’t agree with them. For centuries the gods of tyranny basked

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The Global Threat to Press Freedom

Source: San Francisco Sentinel – By Lee Bollinger Why access to information is the most important human rights issue of our time With Hu Jintao on a state visit to Washington this week, there has been much public comment on

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Censorship on Photocopies at China University

Source: NDTV Beijing: Students and faculty at China‘s top university are being told they can no longer photocopy documents considered subversive. A report in today’s Global Times newspaper quotes a police order posted in one copy room at Peking University

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Why Senator Lieberman’s Censorship Law Is Unconstitutional And A Danger To Free Speech

Source: techdirt Senator Joe Lieberman has been the harshest critic of the Wikileaks cable leak, and has been very active in putting pressure on US companies to either block or cut ties with Wikileaks. Even if you support those actions

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Censorship 2010 Recap

This is a recap of some of the censorship issues that took place in 2010 with links to the articles. “In a Time of Universal Deceit, Telling the Truth is a Revolutionary Act.” Stop The Internet Blacklist Shocking Censorship at Google News

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Posted in Corporate Censorship

Censorship Eats Internet From Within

Source: Pravada.ru By Ivan Tulyakov Several countries in the world are considering censorship on the Internet. The measure was proposed in the UN by a representative of Brazil. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has already imposed censorship. So far, the establishment

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The Fight Over Wikileaks and the Freedom of the Press

Sources: groundreport.com; Note: This report originally appeared at the media blog Lippmann Would Roll. By Matthew L. Schafer In the past week, Senator Joseph Lieberman [I-CT] called for investigations into both WikiLeaks, The New York Times, and other news organization

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