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Twitter, a tool of choice for dissidents and activists around the world, found itself the target of global outrage Friday after unveiling plans to allow country-specific censorship of tweets that might break local laws.
Twitter, a tool of choice for dissidents and activists around the world, found…Continue
Added by UnLearn on January 30, 2012 at 8:44am — No Comments
Many of us breathed a sigh of relief when an overwhelming amount of Americans banned together and voiced their opposition to Congress over both the Stop Online Piracy Act, and Protect Intellectual Property Act.
Sites that dimmed the screen for…
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January 22, 2012
By now, people who use the Internet seriously, and even plenty who don’t, are aware of the arrest of six-foot-seven, 300-pound Kim Dotcom, an outsize figure in the business of facilitating Internet downloads.
The problem with his company, Megauploads, according to the US Justice Department and the …Continue
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The US government has closed down one of the world's largest…Continue
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In a surprise move today, Representative Eric Cantor(R-VA) announced that he will stop all action on SOPA,…Continue
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By: Paul Joseph Watson
In a frightening example of how the state is tightening its grip around the free Internet, it has emerged that You Tube is complying with thousands of requests from governments to censor and remove videos that show protests and other examples of citizens simply asserting their rights, while also deleting search terms by government…Continue
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A group of Internet and intellectual property law professors have penned a letter to congressional lawmakers in opposition to the Protect IP Act, which would give the government sweeping new powers to take websites offline, censor search engines and sue Internet publishers accused of infringing activities.
In the letter, they warn that the act would "undermine" U.S.…Continue
Added by UnLearn on July 6, 2011 at 7:55am — No Comments
The main reason is that the US, still clinging to the last few months of having the world's reserve currency, has been able to avoid any and all attempts at "austerity" because the US…Continue
Added by UnLearn on June 22, 2011 at 11:17pm — No Comments
I noted in 2009:
Former Counter Terrorism Czar Richard Clarke told a leading expert on internet free speech, Stanford law…
Added by UnLearn on June 18, 2011 at 10:58am — No Comments
President George W. Bush's White House ordered the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to find information to "discredit" a liberal University of Michigan professor who was critical of the Iraq war, according to a recent…Continue
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By Lee Rogers-Rouge Govenrment
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Paul Joseph Watson
May 20, 2011
In a frightening example of how the state is tightening its grip around the free Internet, it has emerged that You Tube is complying with thousands of requests from governments to censor and remove videos that show protests and other examples of citizens simply asserting their rights, while also deleting search terms by government mandate.
The latest example is You Tube’s compliance with a…Continue
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April 30, 2011
Facebook has removed dozens of profiles from its site, causing an outcry from campaigners trying to organise anti-austerity protests this weekend.
The deactivated pages include UK Uncut, and…Continue
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December 16, 2010
Google’s YouTube now allows users to flag content that allegedly supports terrorism. Google claims to have instituted this policy after receiving complaints.…
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“Earlier this year a large amount of…Continue
Added by UnLearn on December 1, 2010 at 6:12pm — No Comments
The Homeland Security Department’s customs enforcement division has gone on a Web site shutdown spree, closing down at least 76 domains this week, according to online reports.
While many of the web domains were sites that trafficked in counterfeit brand name goods, and some others linked to copyright-infringing file-sharing materials, at least one site was a…Continue
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