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Polish Internet Users Against the Censorship of the Net

http://polishlinux.org

Polish government wants to enforce Internet filtering to eliminate online gambling and child pornography. Everything for the benefit of our children, as this is the argument which is hard to stay against.

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Created by Marcin 4 years 29 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 29 weeks ago
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“The US Censors Syrian Internet,” By Idaf

http://joshualandis.com

"Sourceforge just became the latest US-based entity to censor Syria along with five other countries. Despite being one of the leading proponents of Free Software, Sourceforge has succumbed to pressure from the US government to deny access to its products to millions of people.

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Created by can.axis 4 years 30 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 29 weeks ago
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EFF: 12 Trends to Watch in 2010

http://www.eff.org

It's the dawn of a new year. From our perch on the frontier of electronic civil liberties, EFF has collected a list of a dozen important trends in law, technology and business that we think will play a significant role in shaping online rights in 2010.

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Google stands up to Chinese government

http://www.guardian.co.uk

RMS: « Google refuses to continue censoring search results for the Chinese government even if that means it ceases providing the service in China.

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Created by can.axis 4 years 31 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 31 weeks ago
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COSC dept hosts digital freedom talk - Christchurch, New Zealand - Tuesday, 13/10/2009

http://forums.e-democracy.org

Richard M. Stallman talk: «Christchurch, New Zealand - A1 Lecture Theatre (Arts block), University of Canterbury, Ilam. To make a digital society worthy of being included in, we must overcome six menaces to freedom: surveillance, censorship, restricted data formats, proprietary software, software as a service, and the War on Sharing.»

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Maintaining status quo is lesser evil

http://www.rsf.org

"Reporters Without Borders prefers a continuation of the status quo in international Internet governance rather than the creation of an inter-governmental system to replace the existing oversight by ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers), a California-based non-profit..."

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Tor partially blocked in China

https://blog.torproject.org

"On September 25, 2009, the Great Firewall of China blocked the public list of relays and directory authorities by simple IP address blocks. Currently, about 80% of the public relays are blocked by IP address and TCP port combination. Tor users are still connecting to the network through bridges.

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A Free Digital Society

http://www.fsf.org

RMS Speech: « To make a digital society worthy of being included in, we must overcome six menaces to freedom: surveillance, censorship, restricted data formats, proprietary software, software as a service, and the War on Sharing. »

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Amazon Remotely Deletes Purchased Copies of Books From Thousands of Kindles

http://gizmodo.com

Apparently, the publisher [Amazon] changed its mind about having electronic versions of Orwell's books. So Amazon removed them from the store and in the process remotely deleted the books from the Kindles of anyone who bought them, depositing a refund in their account in the process.

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Ubuntu is Censoring Opposition to Mono by Default

http://boycottnovell.com

Debian a step closer to Mono independence, whereas Ubuntu does not quite tolerate Mono criticism

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Google selectively censors Iraninan users

http://i41.tinypic.com

Anyone connecting form Iran is blocked from accessing certain Google sections (Google Summer of Code 2009 site in the example)

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Created by gnufs 5 years 17 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 17 weeks ago
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Germany deletes WikiLeaks.de domain after raid

https://secure.wikileaks.org

"On April 9th 2009, the internet domain registration for the investigative journalism site Wikileaks.de was suspended without notice by Germany's registration authority DENIC. The action comes two weeks after the house of the German WikiLeaks domain sponsor, Theodor Reppe, was searched by German authorities.

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Created by can.axis 5 years 19 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 19 weeks ago
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Richard Stallman on ISP filtering and censorship

http://polishlinux.org

Interview with Richard Stallman (RMS) about censorship in Internet and undesirable IP addresses filtration by providers.

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Created by stargrave 5 years 26 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 26 weeks ago
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World-wide Internet censorship

http://www.guardian.co.uk

RMS: « The Clown regime wants world-wide Internet censorship.

It also wants to increase the danger of the UK's dangerous libel laws, which already chill free speech by making it so easy to win a judgment against criticism. »

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Created by can.axis 5 years 34 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 34 weeks ago
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Thai government tries to shut down 400 websites

http://www.guardian.co.uk

"Thailand's Information and Communications Technology Ministry sought court orders yesterday to shut down about 400 websites and advised internet service providers to block 1,200 sites it considers a danger to national security or disturbing social order..."

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