Tag Archives: Censorship

The Great Cannon.

China’s ‘Great Firewall’ looks to have a new addition in what researchers have dubbed ‘The Great Cannon’ as the PRC continues their aggressive ‘net censorship.

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Rising Censorship?

A Japanese court decision ruling that Google (must) remove two critical customer reviews raises important questions about transnational censorship (as the court ruled that the firm removes the content globally).

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When?

At some point in time, from corruption to environmental degradation, the PRC will need to face the fact that the facts can only be covered-up, denied, erased and/or hidden for so long. Perhaps if and when that occurs the Great … Continue reading

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The Great Firewall.

China’s ‘Great Firewall’┬álong used to block access to that the PRC deems inappropriate is now reportedly being turned into a DoS / DDos-weapon in an attempt to take down websites (outside the nation) with content that the Chinese government deems … Continue reading

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Facebook Slander…

Exercising caution regarding what is posted on Social Networking mediums is paramount… especially, in a nation like UAE where an American expat is set to be tried for breaking cyber-slander laws on March 17th.

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Face-Blocked…

Facebook’s compliance with the Turkish government’s request to block a page that’s reportedly offensive to the Prophet Muhammed is yet another challenge regarding censorship versus free speech (and the on-going / underlying tension therein).

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VP-Ended?

China’s continued crackdown on VPN’s is yet another indication of just how serious the nation is towards ensuring that ‘The Great Firewall of China’ is just that (as the country continues to increasing tighten the screws on ‘net access to … Continue reading

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