News about Internet Censorship in China
This article discusses the pros and cons of internet censorship.
This newspaper article illustrates for the need to stop internet censorship in countries like Iran and China to promote wider internet access to the public.
Faceblocked: Internet Censorship in China. (05/26/10)
In this powerful talk from TEDGlobal, Rebecca MacKinnon describes the expanding struggle for freedom and control in cyberspace, and asks: How do we design the next phase of the Internet with accountability and freedom at its core, rather than control?
68 Things You Cannot Say on China’s Internet - The …
Internet censorship is the control or suppression of the publishing of, or access to information on the Internet. It may be carried out by governments or by private organizations at the behest of government, regulators, or on their own initiative.
Internet censorship and surveillance are growing global phenomena
While legally this topic shares much with other forms of censorship, internet censorship specifically deals with the restriction of online content. The largest point of interest is the reach of the internet regardless of what policies one country creates concerning allowable content, providers in other countries can post whatever is allowed under their respective legal systems. While countries have made attempts to restrict what is obtainable, such as Google and China striking a deal over filtering its search engine, the ease of accessibility remains the largest obstacle to being able to control what people can find online.
Internet Censorship Laws in Australia
At the time, it was generally assumed that everyone could eventually be a content hoster and creator. The pervasive use of dial-up modems at the time prevented it, but that would be taken care of as the Internet matured.