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#FreeMyInternet: When Singaporean bloggers fight back

#FreeMyInternet: When Singaporean bloggers fight back

03.06.13 – 1:01 pm Media
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Singapore blogging community just launched called a new campaign called #FreeMyInternet to protest against the new licensing imposed by local authority. The new regulations requires  “online news sites” to put up a “performance bond” of $50,000 and to remove content that is in breach of MDA (Media Development Authority) standards within 24 hours. The new ...


The right to blog: Why we need to protect bloggers

The right to blog: Why we need to protect bloggers

31.05.13 – 10:21 am Media
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After four years in prison, Nay Phone Latt was finally released in January 2012. A Myanmar blogger was arrested by the Myanmar government after promoting democracy, freedom of expression and the condition of the country. Yangon Technological University's graduate keeps protesting and resistance against the Myanmar government. Latt, 32, who set up a blog in 2007, ...


Indonesia’s MetroTV drops the show, due to the host’s tweets?

Indonesia’s MetroTV drops the show, due to the host’s tweets?

07.04.11 – 8:07 am Media, People, Politics
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Metro TV news director Tomi Suryopratomo said they dropped the “Talk Indonesia” show --which had discussed hot news topics in English since November 2010-- based on a certain review, but not because of tweets made Wimar Witoelar, one of its hosts. "We need more leisurely and less serious programs for the weekends," Suryopratomo said. But Mr. ...


Egypt shuts the net, net strikes back!

Egypt shuts the net, net strikes back!

29.01.11 – 9:04 pm Featured, Media, Politics, Tech
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Egypt Internet shutdown is worst in the history, experts say. "It's a first in the history of the Internet," Rik Ferguson of Trend Micro told AFP. "In 24 hours we have lost 97 per cent of Egyptian Internet traffic," said Julien Coulon, co-founder of Cedexis, a French Internet monitoring system. But okay. In a response ...


China blocks citizens searching ‘Egypt’ online

China blocks citizens searching ‘Egypt’ online

29.01.11 – 6:07 pm Media, Politics
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China blocks searches with keywords "egypt", "riot" and likes from the country's most popular microblogging service, Al Jazeera confirms. A search for "Egypt'' on the Sina microblogging service brings up a message saying, "According to relevant laws, regulations and policies, the search results are not shown". [Source]


Wikileaks hits Indonesia

Wikileaks hits Indonesia

13.12.10 – 6:16 pm Featured, Law, Media, Politics, Tech
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An Indonesian minister said there were over 3,000 documents about Indonesia on Wikileaks website, The Jakarta Post reports. Communications and Information Minister Tifatul Sembiring's team was currently retrieving and learning the documents -- which include information on the J.W. Marriot bombings, riots in Papua and Indonesian military activities. Meanwhile, Indonesia’s own 'version' of WikiLeaks called IndoLeaks, ...


OpenLeaks, WikiLeaks’ new rival

OpenLeaks, WikiLeaks’ new rival

10.12.10 – 10:18 pm Featured, Law, Media, Politics, Tech
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Some Wikileakers are leaving --due to the organization's objectives, Julian Assange's leadership issue and personal problems-- and will launch new project called "OpenLeaks" on Monday. Unlike WikiLeaks, OpenLeaks will not receive and publish information directly for the public eye. OpenLeaks intends to establish itself as a neutral intermediary ”without a political agenda except from the dissemination of ...


Wikileaks supporter Anonymous ousted from Facebook, Twitter

Wikileaks supporter Anonymous ousted from Facebook, Twitter

09.12.10 – 7:33 am Featured, Law, Media, Tech
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Looks like Wikileaks accounts on Facebook and Twitter are safe so far, but Anonymous' Operation PayBack account appears to have been suspended from both services. 4chan-based group ‘Anonymous’ is a major supporter for Julian Assange's whistleblowers organization. The movement describes itself as "an ongoing campaign by Anonymous against major anti-piracy & anti-freedom entities". From its Twitter account, ...


Wikileaks strikes back, powered by 4chan’s hordes

Wikileaks strikes back, powered by 4chan’s hordes

08.12.10 – 6:39 pm Featured, Law, Media, Tech
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The latest in the WikiLeaks drama:  4chan-based group 'Anonymous’ has successfully taken down the website of Mastercard.com following the attacks to Paypal and Swiss bank PostFinance, which have both refused service to Julian Assange's Wikileaks.  [But the operation is still alive thanks to Flattr, a small startup created by Peter Sunde (@brokep), one of the ...


Twitter, Facebook won’t block Wikileaks, for now

Twitter, Facebook won’t block Wikileaks, for now

07.12.10 – 4:28 pm Featured, Law, Media, Politics, Tech
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Twitter denied that it is censoring WikiLeaks from its list of trending topics, while Facebook says the Wikileaks Facebook Page does not violate their content standards. Looks like Wikileaks accounts on both social networking services are safe --at least, for now. Wikileaks has more than 400,000 followers on Twitter and the Wikileaks page on Facebook ...


Now PayPal bans Wikileaks!

Now PayPal bans Wikileaks!

05.12.10 – 9:53 am Featured, Media, Tech
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Amazon recently kicked WikiLeaks off of its servers; EveryDNS.net terminated the DNS of the whistleblowers organization's domain; and now PayPal has suspended the account that Wikileaks has used to receive donations! PayPal Inc., the payment processor owned by EBay Inc., said in a statement on its blog: PayPal has permanently restricted the account used by WikiLeaks due ...


Find all Wikileaks mirror sites here!

Find all Wikileaks mirror sites here!

03.12.10 – 11:05 pm Featured, Media, Tech
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The troubles continue for Wikileaks. After Amazon Web Services terminated Wikileaks website's hosting, EveryDNS.net, DNS services provider for wikileaks.org domain, just terminated the DNS at 10 PM EST, December 2, 2010. Then the whistleblowers organization's website was moved to a Switzerland hosting provider; you can now access it at http://wikileaks.ch which points to http://213.251.145.96/. [Please keep ...



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