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Syria Blocks the Arabic Wikipedia

Syria Blocks the Arabic Wikipedia: According to anasonline blog, access to Wikipedia Arabic, the Arabic language version of the free online encyclopedia Wikipedia, is now blocked by all ISPs in Syria. (Via Global Voices Advocacy.)


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Censoring Free Speech in Thailand

Censoring Free Speech in Thailand: Thailand’s military junta’s fifth order following its coup d’etat September 19, 2006 was to appoint an Official Censor of the Military Coup. The overthrown elected government had publicly stated that…





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Newsweek: Repression 2.0

Repression 2.0 | Newsweek International Edition | Newsweek.com: “Repression 2.0 Totalitarian states are learning to control citizens by creating the impression of ubiquitous surveillance. By Adam B. Kushner | NEWSWEEK, Apr 14, 2008 Issue” In…




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Russian prosecutors eye Internet censorship

25.04.2008 MOSCOW (AFP) — The Russian prosecutor’s office wants tough anti-extremism laws to be extended to the Internet, state newspaper Rossiiskaya Gazeta reported Wednesday, prompting fears of growing media censorship. The prosecutors office has proposed…