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Leaked Proposals Reveal UK Web Censorship Plans

Result of closed-door discussions Ed Vaizey, the UK’s Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries, has been taking part in closed meetings with copyright lobbyists, apparently working on a proposal that could amount to internet censorship. Leaked online, the proposed

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Anonymous – Operation Malaysia Successful

The Malaysian Government became the latest target of the online hacker group Anonymous last night. At least 41 government sites were disrupted by the attack, although the Malaysian Government is not releasing the specific names of the sites in question.

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Malaysia Ready for Battle With Anonymous

Malaysia heightens security on its government website to prepare for an alleged cyber attack by hacker group Anonymous. The police chief reported Wednesday that they would “track down the activists” responsible. The attack is codenamed “Operation Malaysia,” and Anonymous announced

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Anonymous Targets Malaysia Over File-Sharing Censorship

The Internet industries regulator in Malaysia has ordered the country’s ISPs to block a range of file-sharing related sites. In a memo dated May 30th, SKMM – the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission – listed several sites to be censored

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Tunisia: Internet Censorship Makes a Comeback

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U.S. Denounces Internet Censorship Worldwide While Pushing For More Censorship At Home

Portions of this article were sourced from psfk.com Lawmakers have been trying for years to thwart online piracy. Then in 2010, COICA, or S.3804 Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act, was born. COICA met with a load of resistance because

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Homeland Security Wants Mozilla to Pull “Domain Seizure” Add-On

Source: TorrentFreak Homeland Security’s ICE unit is not happy with a Firefox add-on that allows the public to circumvent the domains seizures carried out during the past several months. In an attempt to correct this ‘vulnerability’ in their anti-piracy strategy,

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White House Threatens To Censor Paper For Covering Protests

The San Francisco Chronicle apparently in conflict with the White House for display video of a protest against the treatment of suspected White House source Wikileaks Bradley Manning. The White House on Thursday threatened to leave the San Francisco Chronicle,

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U.S. Military Charges WikiLeaks Whistleblower Bradley Manning with ‘Aiding the Enemy’

Source: AlterNet The US military on Wednesday unveiled new charges against the soldier suspected of passing a trove of secret government documents to WikiLeaks, accusing him of “aiding the enemy.” US Army authorities announced 22 additional charges against Private Bradley

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Harvard Law Reviews WikiLeaks Censorship

Source: Ground Report – By Dean Walker Originally published on The Daily Censored for Project Censored Harvard Law Professor Yochai Benkler is about to release a comprehensive study on the U.S. government and media’s role in censoring WikiLeaks. The forthcoming

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