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Web Censorship Roundup

An increasingly totalitarian regime wants to introduce mass internetcensorship in a fundamentally undemocratic way. Web users may bedisconnected and web sites taken down with no due process or clearevidence on the say-so of shadowy unelected bodies. Oh, and Google finally stood up to Chinese internet censorship.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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‘Is African identity a house of ideas that imprisons and silences?’*

Nigerian writer AmosTutola’s quote is certainly true for sexual minorities, still beingoppressed by decades-old colonial laws.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Social Media, Anti-Social Ends

'Perhaps social media doesn’t kill people, it’s governments that kill people, and Western tech firms just follow the law. But whatever else you use Facebook or Twitter for, don’t believe the hype – they’re not your friends.'.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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ACTA: undemocratic, dangerous and wrong

The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement goes one step further than just internet censorship, it can be used to restrict access to medicines for the poor, says Charlie Harvey.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Ai Weiwei: @Large in Alcatraz

On the island site of the famous US prison, Dawn Starin explores Ai Weiwei’s latest exhibition on freedom..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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India clamps down on Kashmir’s online dissenters

Uzma Falak speaks to a teenage cyber-activist about a campaign to censor the web with blocks, threats and virtual honey traps.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The big Serbian information shutdown

Repression, self-censorship and the state funding of media have silenced Serbian journalists critical of the government, writes Alexia Kalaitzi.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Stop SOPA

Why New Internationalist's slideshow was blank on 18 January.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Facebook is the enemy

Mojtaba Alef on Iran’s continuing internet censorship..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Censorship and the arts: should forbidding be forbidden?

In direct response to increasing censorship, creative acts of resistance are springing up in Lebanon, says Giedre Steikunaite.…

  • Tue Jul 5 13:59:00 2016
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