White House bypasses Senate to ink agreement that could allow Chinese companies to demand ISPs remove web content in US with no legal oversightRead more »
Through domain seizures, ISP blockades, search engine censorship, and cutting funding of allegedly copyright infringing websites, the bill takes Internet censorship to the next level. The U.S. Government is determined to put an end to online piracy. In an attempt to give copyright holders and the authorities all the tools required to disable access to so-called rogue sites, lawmakers will soon introduce the PROTECT IP Act.Read more »
n the midst of what officials call an "appalling" and "alarming spike" in attacks on law enforcement around the country, officials are warning the success of sites such as Facebook and Twitter has made police even more vulnerable.Read more »
Internet service providers are to be asked by the government to tighten up on website pornography to try to combat the early sexualisation of children.
Ministers believe broadband providers should consider automatically blocking sex sites, with individuals being required to opt in to receive them, rather than opt out and use the available computer parental controls.Read more »
U.S. Celebrates Wikileaks arrest by announcing Press Freedom Day. In other news, reports are coming in that Irony has been found dead in his apartment at 123 WTF Ave.
"Wikileaks' Julian Assange is arrested on suspicion of rape; today U.S. State Department drops this gem: "The United States is pleased to announce that it will host UNESCO's World Press Freedom Day event in 2011 in Washington, D.C." Oh my."Read more »
YouTube has summarily rejected 2 Concord, NH videos from 11/13/2010 exposing government violence, following government complaints that said violence -- and its perpetrators -- shouldn't be exposed. These videos were taken during the Chalking arrests at the Federal courthouse in Concord NH.Read more »
"A bunch of folks sent over MPAA interim CEO Bob Pisano's incredibly misleading defense of the COICA censorship bill written recently for TheHill.com. It's amazing how many misleading or outright false statements Pisano was able to fit into a single piece but it's a testament to the level to which the MPAA must go through to support its plan for internet censorship"Read more »
This story is about how a new highly sophisticated computer malware, named stuxnet, has infected industrial sites in Iran, India and Indonesia. The reason I'm posting this is because all major U.S. news sites with the exception of Bloomberg is reporting that this is most likely a nation state attack and not a hacker attack. also, they do not make it clear that industrial systems are not on the web, this was a physical USB infection. This is important because there has been some moves to place more controls on the web because of potential cyber attack.Read more »
Feds shut down dude's server siting “a history of abuse”, showing that they do have the power to shut down any website as long as someone else on your server is infringing on copyright laws, even if you aren't...Read more »
Can Obama Shut Down the Internet?
A new bill rocketing through Congress would give the president sweeping powers to police the Web for national-security reasons. Could this be a way to block WikiLeaks?
Is cyberspace about to get censored?Read more »
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