Tag: censorship

TED.com – Defend our freedom to share (or why SOPA is a bad idea)

Clay Shirky delivers a clear and cogent history and explanation of PIPA/SOPA, walking through through both the intent and what the ramifications of the bill and how it changes the entire legal system under which websites operate.

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Electronic Frontier Foundation – The Internet at its Best

EFF highlights some of the largest sites that participated in the SOPA/PIPA blackout.

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ArsTechnica – Wikipedia to join reddit in SOPA blackout Wednesday

I’ll also be posting a message to protest and inform people about PIPA and SOPA, though I imagine Wikipedia will have a much larger influence.

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life and times of sha.ddih – Why wireless mesh networks won’t save us from censorship

This is a really compelling argument as to why unplanned wireless mesh networks won’t work at scale.

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Yuxi You – So you still think the Internet is free

So do you?

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Electronic Frontier Foundation – 2010 Trend Watch Update: Global Internet Censorship

Censorship and the internet, what’s up with that.

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ITworld – Gov’t crackdown spurs initiatives to route around DNS

DNS unfortunately is too easily interfered with on the basis of political decisions.

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