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Gepubliceerd: Donderdag 24 juni 2010 Auteur: Loek Essers Provider XS4ALL mengt zich in een juridisch geschil dat Ziggo heeft met piraterijbestrijder Brein.
A group of companies sent a letter to to Attorney General Eric Holder and ICE boss John Morton today (with cc's to VP Joe Biden, Homeland Security boss Janet Napolitano, IP Czar Victoria Espinel, Rep. Lamar Smith, Rep. John Conyers, Senator Patrick Leahy and Senator Charles Grassley), supporting the continued seizure of domain names they don't like, as well as the new COICA censorship bill, despite the serious Constitutional questions raised about how such seizures violate due process and free speech principles.
How to censor the Web I’ve been arguing for years that ISPs are ludicrously timid when faced with a lawyer’s letter, but this is ridiculous.
Godfrey v Demon Internet Service  QB 201 was a landmark court case in the United Kingdom concerning online defamation and the liability of internet service providers .
John Gilmore, campaigner against internet censorship.
Censorship is the suppression of speech or other public communication which may be considered objectionable, harmful, sensitive, or inconvenient as determined by a government, media outlet, or other controlling body. It can be done by governments and private organizations or by individuals who engage in self-censorship . It occurs in a variety of different contexts including speech, books, music, films, and other arts, the press, radio, television, and the Internet for a variety of reasons including national security, to control obscenity, child pornography, and hate speech, to protect children, to promote or restrict political or religious views, and to prevent slander and libel.
A censure ( pron.: / ˈ s ɛ n ʃ ər / ) is an expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism. [ 1 ] Among the forms that it can take are a stern rebuke by a legislature, a spiritual penalty imposed by a church, and a negative judgment pronounced on a theological proposition. [ edit ] Politics In politics, a censure is an alternative to more serious measures against misconduct or dereliction of duty. [ 2 ] [ 3 ]
DDoS Stacheldraht Attack diagram. In computing , a denial-of-service attack ( DoS attack ) or distributed denial-of-service attack ( DDoS attack ) is an attempt to make a machine or network resource unavailable to its intended users . Although the means to carry out, motives for, and targets of a DoS attack may vary, it generally consists of the efforts of one or more people to temporarily or indefinitely interrupt or suspend services of a host connected to the Internet .
In Internet slang , a troll ( pron.: / ˈ t r oʊ l / , / ˈ t r ɒ l / ) is someone who posts inflammatory, [ 1 ] extraneous , or off-topic messages in an online community, such as a forum, chat room, or blog, with the primary intent of provoking readers into an emotional response [ 2 ] or of otherwise disrupting normal on-topic discussion. [ 3 ] The noun troll may also refer to the provocative message itself, as in: "That was an excellent troll you posted."
Etiquette in today's digital world can be tricky. Andrea Bartz, left, and Brenna Ehrlich are here to help. Andrea Bartz and Brenna Ehrlich are CNN.com's "netiquette" columnists Take their quiz to find out if you're an internet troll Are contributing to the online dialogue or just grunting unintelligibly? Editor's note: Brenna Ehrlich and Andrea Bartz are the sarcastic brains behind humor blog and soon-to-be-book Stuff Hipsters Hate . When they're not trolling Brooklyn for new material, Ehrlich works as a news editor at Mashable.com , and Bartz holds the same position at Psychology Today .
On Monday, May 17, at 2 p.m., a breaking news article headlined “Obama’s aunt given OK to stay in United States” hits the home page of Boston.com .
For the most part, Mashable's commenters are tech-savvy and full of wit, but we're well aware of the lure some Internet lurkers feel when to comes to entering the realm of trolldom. When a story's subject/author/factual errors/typeface sends one into a fit of rage, it can be hard to hold back one's ire. Last week, The Boston Globe's Neil Swidey wrote a rather intriguing story on the subject, even tracking down and profiling a few real-life trolls (it's lengthy, but worth a read).
Op dit moment kan het OM websites op zwart zetten, maar slechts na toetsing door de rechter. Afgelopen week lanceerde de demissionaire regering echter een nieuw concept-wetsvoorstel . De regering wil die voorafgaande rechterlijke toetsing schrappen.
Journalist Bert Brussen heeft van het Openbaar Ministerie het verzoek gekregen een nieuwsbericht van zijn blog te verwijderen. Maar kan Bert Brussen zich niet beroepen op de persvrijheid? De affaire illustreert duidelijk het probleem van de censuurknop die Hirsch Ballin laatst lanceerde.
Citing national security concerns, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has announced that it will soon ban e-mail, web browsing and messaging for the BlackBerry smartphone. "In the public interest, we have today informed the providers of telecommunications services in the country of our decision to suspend the Blackberry services of messenger, email and electronic browsing," stated Mohammed al-Ghanem, the chief of the UAE's Telecommunications Regulatory Authority.
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