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Censorship 2011: A Year That Began and Ended Anonymously

Anonymous

It’s something of a party game, this time of year, to look back and put together lists. Top ten this, bottom five that; trends that are in or out, predictions about the coming calendar year. Of course, it is largely

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Posted in Censorship, Free Speech

Censorship: 2011 in Review – The Year Secrecy Jumped the Shark

By Trevor Timm | Sourced from EFF.org (Creative Commons License) | As the year draws to a close, EFF is looking back at the major trends influencing digital rights in 2011 and discussing where we are in the fight for

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Posted in Censorship, Internet 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

‘Occupy Wall Street’ Fighting Bankster Greed and the Surveillance State

Over a week in, and despite mass arrests, the protesters are still camped out around the corner from Wall Street, and the Internet is watching. The crackdown on the Wall Street protesters this weekend seems to have backfired. The campsite-cum-experiment

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Posted in Human Rights

Morocco: Multiple Arrests Against Activists

Written by Hisham Almiraat There has been a sudden surge in arrests among pro-democracy activists and online campaigners in Morocco in recent days. Three have occurred in the past week alone. Little has been reported in the press and it

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Posted in Human Rights, Internet Censorship, Political Censorship

Who is WikiLeaks Blaming for Breaching Its Security? *

Whistleblowing website names names. Former ally blamed for leaking secret password. WikiLeaks, the whistleblowing website, has said that its massive archive of unredacted US state department cables was exposed in a security breach, which it blamed on its one-time partner – Britain’s Guardian newspaper.

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Posted in Human Rights, Internet Censorship

WikiLeaks Says Website Cyber-Attacked

The anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks says its website is under attack. The group said on its twitter feed Tuesday its main site was brought down by a cyber-attack, but it provided a link where it said visitors could still search through

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Posted in Internet Censorship

A Situation of Parenti Control? Has WikiLeaks Inspired Artist @ExiledSurfer Been Censored, Blocked on US Government Networks?

Re-published from Wikileaks-Movie.com under the Creative Commons License Written by Jacob Andrews @exiledsurfer censored? ArtificialEyes.tv, the website and blog operated by artist and “Wikivisionary” Michael Parenti, appears to have been blocked and censored on at least one U.S. government computer network. While WikiLeaks-Movie.com is

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Posted in Human Rights

On Censorship, Art and WikiLeaks

This article is republished in its entirety with permission from Wikileaks-Movie.com, Written by Meltem Arikan. Censorship is not just about forbidding discussion of certain facts or limiting the freedom of thought. Our very patterns of thought, emotions, and beliefs can

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Posted in Human Rights

How Hacker Activists Are Risking Jail for Everyone’s Right to Internet Freedom

Since WikiLeaks, authorities have been more aggressive about arresting citizen cyber activists. Yet new actions by the biggest “hacktivists” show they’re willing to risk it. Last week, British authorities arrested an alleged member of the self-proclaimed “hacktivist” collective LulzSec, accusing

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Posted in Human Rights

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