Across the globe governments are monitoring and censoring access to the web. And if we're not careful millions more people could find the internet fractured, fragmented and controlled by the stateEvery state in the world has its own laws, cultural norms and accepted behaviours. As billions of people come online in the next decade, many will discover a newfound independence...
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ISTANBUL/LONDON (Reuters) - Turks are turning to encryption software to thwart any ramp up in censorship of the Internet after six days of anti-government demonstrations and a wave of arrests reportedly for urging people to protest on social media sites.
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Last year, sites all around the Internet chose to run a “blackout” by displaying censorship bars and statements of opposition to Internet censorship as part of a coordinated protest of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA). Now, word is...
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The UPA government introduced CMS in Parliament in 2012, and it was rolled out in April 2013.
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BEIJING—At a rare event Tuesday featuring both American and Chinese government officials, U.S. diplomats and business leaders tried using economic arguments to urge China to stop its cyberattacks and Internet censorship. Read full article >>
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THE Labour party in Britain wants ministers to tell parliament what they know about US internet monitoring program PRISM.
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The Prisoner X case in Israel shows how the internet is limiting censorship laws, especially in democracies.
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China’s secret Internet cleanup team, responsible for taking down negative stories for their high-profile clients, made millions of yuan before being shut down by government officials. According to an investigation by China’s Caixin magazine, these “Internet scrubbers” are paid huge sums to erase any unwanted online mentions of their clients through various under-the-table...
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In America, the fury over Google’s decision to kill Google Reader might seem like an overhyped brouhaha from privileged technophiles with too much time on their hands, but in countries where Internet censorship is the norm, some users are saying the death of Google Reader will kill their access to online information.
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U.S. advocates for a free global Internet need to reach out to other nations to encourage their participation in open governance bodies like the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the organization's president and CEO said. Defenders of a free and open Internet are "facing a pretty dangerous time right now," as countries that want censorship and...
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