David Graeber can't get a job in academia even though he is one of the world's most influential anthropologists. Why? Because he is an anarchist.Read more »
Today, the Australian Federal Government has announced that it will no longer pursue the Cleanfeed, a mandatory ISP filtering program riddled with problems and ethical concerns. It has been axed, shafted, given the boot, killed off.Read more »
How is this type of thing anything but censorship?
"- A Toronto street performer [Who is, himself, Jewish] is out of a job after being accused of making anti-Semitic remarks.
Paul Wildbaum, a 61-year-old comedian and mime, was advised by Elizabeth Lubowitz, Head of Administration for Harbourfront Centre's Community and Educational Programmes, that patrons complained that some of his act was "inappropriate and offensive."Read more »
A political website that contained stinging criticism of the Obama administration and its handling of the Fast and Furious scandal was ordered to be shut down by the Obama campaign’s ‘Truth Team’, according to private investigator Douglas Hagmann, who was told by ISP GoDaddy his site contained information that was “maliciously harmful to individuals in the government.”Read more »
On Monday morning, a story about Malia Obama, the president’s daughter, began making the rounds through the media. Malia is vacationing with some classmates in Oaxaca, Mexico — a part of the world that the State Department has recently said all Americans should avoid.
By Monday afternoon, the story began to be scrubbed from the web -- with story links leading to blank pages.
Iran blocked Tor handshakes using Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) in January 2011 and September 2011. Bluecoat tested out a Tor handshake filter in Syria in June 2011. China has been harvesting and blocking IP addresses for both public Tor relays and private Tor bridges for years.
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Jacob Appelbaum, Roger Dingledine: How governments have tried to block TorRead more »
A Carlos Miller article about a Berkely Police Chief abusing his power by sending an officer to journalist's home at 12:45 am. First Amendment violation?Read more »
PayPal, the online payments arm of eBay, has sparked a furor in the publishing world by asking some e-book distributors to ban books that contain "obscene" themes including rape, bestiality or incest.Read more »
In case you question the value of having a Justin Amash or a Ron Paul in the House of Representatives, they were two of only three votes against H.R. 347, the "Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011."Read more »
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