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#Wikipedia's co-founder #JimmyWales explains why we need a Free #Internet

Jimmy Wales, the co-founder of Wikipedia, is one of the few people who can legitimately claim to have changed the world. His much-imitated open-content website has profoundly changed the way people… mais 220 palavras


Jailed in Russia for Vkontakte post that Crimea is part of Ukraine

On May 5, 2016, Zavolzhskiy district court in the Russian city of Tver sentenced a local citizen Andrey Bubeyev for reposting in Vkontakte social network an article claiming “Crimea is Ukraine” to two years three months in a penal colony. mais 110 palavras


You Aren't Being Censored, Kiddo: A Letter to Conservatives

The “story” broke a little while ago but I’m still hearing about it, so I’ll take that as a blessing to write about it. Gizmodo recently released a report… mais 937 palavras


On this day in 1947… (May 30)

This post is a part of continuing series on the Censored Newspaper Articles (CNAs).

On May 30, 1947, Mainichi Shimbun submitted an article to the Civil Censorship Detachment (CCD) reporting that the Emperor planned to use a convertible for his trip to the Kansai area. mais 75 palavras


Censoring Early Modern Hebrew Texts: A Review of The Manfred R. Lehmann Memorial Master Workshop in the History of the Hebrew Book at the University of Pennsylvania

by Yitzchak Schwartz

Each year, The Manfred R. Lehmann Memorial Master Workshop at the University of Pennsylvania brings together enthusiasts of the Hebrew book to study topics in Hebrew book history with leading scholars in the field. mais 979 palavras

Think Pieces

Disinformation, Propaganda, And Censorship: The Developing Connections

In May of this year, a bill was introduced in the US Congress called the “Countering Information Warfare Act (CIWA) of 2016.” It is currently pending in the Committee on Foreign Relations. mais 43 palavras

Current News

Self-censorship – coming to a laptop near you

In our article “Britain Moves From Democracy to Authoritarian State in Pernicious Veil of Secrecy” written back in September we described how in little more than a decade the state has gone from an open society with mainly democratic principles to one that is starting to resemble an authoritarian state. mais 1.311 palavras