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A call to arms for obfuscated bridges

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Fresh obfuscated Tor bridges are needed more than ever, since they are the only way for people to access Tor in some areas of the world (like China, Iran and Syria). But it is not the same as an exit node.

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ACTA Adopted By EU Governments, Now in EU Parliament's Hands

https://www.laquadrature.net

The ratification process in the Parliament is already characterized by the absence of transparency. The EU Parliament has refused to publish its legal services' full opinion on ACTA, saying that it would “seriously interfere with the complex ratification process”.

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The Personal Computer Is Dead (and We Need Some Angry Nerds)

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At the height of Windows's market dominance, Microsoft had no role in determining what software would and wouldn't run on its machines ... (Yet with walled gardens like iPhone rising) Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Mark Fiore found his iPhone app rejected because it contained "content that ridicules public figures."

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Will ACTA Be Killed in the EU?

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ACTA will lead to a situation where the decision of whether a given content and its use are legal or not is no longer in the hands of a judge, but falls under an automated censorship regime programmed by private parties. As a result, fair use and the right to a fair trial will be crushed.

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EFF Campaign Increases the Number of Tor Relays by 13.4%

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We launched our campaign on May 31, 2011 –and within days surpassed our goal of 100 new relays.

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MPAA Boss Defends Censorships With Blatantly False Claims

http://www.techdirt.com

"They're called rogue sites, and they exist for one purpose only: to make a profit using the Internet to distribute the stolen and counterfeited goods and ideas of others."

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Interview with Chiranuch Premchaiporn of Thai Netizen Network

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The laws require internet service providers and websites to invest a large amount of effort in monitoring and keeping logs of their services. They also have to comply massive censorship, let alone the loss of reputation that occurs when users cannot access websites.

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Stallman calls for end to ‘war on sharing’

http://www.itnews.com.au

"Surveillance, censorship, restrictive data formats and software-as-a-service threatened the freedom of IT users, GNU founder and free software activist Richard Stallman claimed..."

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Stallman slams filter as ‘human rights attack’

http://delimiter.com.au

"Labor’s controversial mandatory internet filter project is an attack on human rights, and Australians should beware of the project and other tyrannical government policies, free software luminary Richard Stallman has said [...] The news comes as Prime Minister Julia Gillard this morning reiterated the Government’s support for the filter project, despite the likely demise of its necessary legi

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Richard Stallman on Australia: Q&A

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"...In October Stallman will visit Australia to speak — among other events — at UNSW’s Clancy Auditorium in an event being supported by National ICT Australia. But we got in touch with Stallman ahead of time for a chat about the Government’s internet filter project, free software and why he likes to visit Australia for its parrots..."

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France, Netherlands seek to halt Internet censorship

http://news.smh.com.au

"We must support cyber-dissidents in the same way that we supported political dissidents," French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner told a meeting in Paris attended by some 20 countries including the United States and Japan.

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Government goes to war with Google over net censorship

http://www.smh.com.au

The Communications Minister, Stephen Conroy, has launched a stinging attack on Google and its credibility in response to the search giant's campaign against the government's internet filtering policy.

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Australia on internet watchlist with Iran, North Korea

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Communications Minister Stephen Conroy's censorship policy won him the Internet Villain of the Year trophy, awarded by the British internet industry.

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Why You Should Be Afraid Of Internet Censorship in Australia, Even If You Don’t Live There

http://thenextweb.com

"The spectre of broadscale Internet censorship in Australia has been covered previously here on The Next Web before, but many outside Australia may wonder: why should you care if you don’t live in Australia..."

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ONI Releases 2009 Year in Review: Filtering, Surveillance, Information Warfare

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"The OpenNet Initiative is proud to release its 2009 Year in Review, a look into instances of filtering, surveillance, and information warfare around the world in 2009 [...] The OpenNet Initiative estimates that at the end of 2009, 32% of all Internet users were accessing a filtered version of the Internet."

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