Censorship, Free Speech and Digital Freedom
Copyright Deborah Dupré 2011. All rights reserved. Targeted Killings of non-mainstream reporters in Libya ordered: Attempts to bury truth The Examiner learned in communications from human rights defenders and independent journalists throughout Monday that they were shaken with news of 1300 Libyans killed and 5000 wounded Saturday, plus, the U.S. allegedly ordered Targeted Killings of Voltaire Network reporters, Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya and Thierry Meyssan, non-mainstream reporters in Libya covering the NATO war, while other independent reporters there are being fired upon and, according to ABC, journalist Mohammed Nabbous was killed Saturday .
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The title we went with on this article may come off as a bit sensational, but some pretty high profile web veterans might not think so.
I've been meaning to write this post for a long time, but like many of you I've been wasting far too much time on Facebook.
By Bob Sullivan, Columnist, NBC News Imagine being able to sit down in a bar, snap a few photos of people and quickly learn who they are, who their friends are, where they live, what kind of music they like ... even predict their Social Security number. Now, imagine you could visit one of those anonymous online dating sites and quickly identify nearly every person there, just from their photos, despite efforts to keep their online romance search a secret.
The Internet advocacy group OpenMedia.ca released a short online documentary today as part of its continued campaign against proposed federal Internet surveillance laws. Entitled (un)Lawful Access, the 14-minute documentary features nine privacy, surveillance, and journalism experts who discuss the Harper government's proposed cyber-surveillance reforms, commonly known as "Lawful Access" legislation.
The Supreme Court of Canada is scheduled to release a ruling Wednesday morning in the case of Wayne Crookes, who argues that publishing hyperlinks to defamatory material is the same as publishing the defamatory material itself. Adrian Wyld/Canadian Press
What distinguishes Copyright from Censorship?
According to Marine Gen. James Cartwright, the Pentagon currently focuses 90 per cent of its cybersecurity effort on defence and 10 per cent on offence. He believes a better balance for the U.S. government as a whole would be 50-50.
In June, police across several countries raided the operators of streaming video links portal Kino.to. This massive operation was one of the largest of its type and site admins and users alike were branded as enemies of the TV and movie business. However, it now appears that in respect of the latter group, the opposite was found to be true.
Ingenuity is surely something to be admired.
Eric Blair Infowars.com June 27, 2011 Today is the day of reckoning. In January of this year, we reported that Google was changing its algorithm to punish “content farming” websites.
While regulation of the Internet is a necessity, the Department of IT, through recent Rules under the IT Act, is guilty of over-regulation. This over-regulation is not only a bad idea, but is unconstitutional, and gravely endangers freedom of speech and privacy online. Regulation of the Internet, as with regulation of any medium of speech and commerce, is a balancing act. Too little regulation and you ensure that criminal activities are carried on with impunity; too much regulation and you curb the utility of the medium. This is especially so with the Internet, as it has managed to be the impressively vibrant space it is due to a careful choice in most countries of eschewing over-regulation. India, however, seems to be taking a different turn with a three sets of new rules under the Information Technology Act.