Tag Archive for Censorship

Tech: UN Advocates Global Internet Censorship With UK Backing

UN Advocates Global Internet Censorship With UK Backing Shortly before I was forced to abandon my efforts, I mentioned how the United Nations was advancing the International Telecommunications Union to become literally the global controller of the internet. Today, a report has become the focus of attention from the United Nations Office on Drugs &…

Censorship supported

Whenever I hear about another news story where someone has been arrested for being “grossly offensive” on social media, I become worried not because there are people who make sick jokes, but because so many people seem to support the reactions of the authorities. A mark of a true democracy is the freedom to say…

Tech: ACTA About To Pass As CETA, SOPA To Pass In Chunks

ACTA had been defeated, 478 to 39, in the European Parliament. This was an astounding victory for internet freedom. As I warned at the time, this was but a single battle in what promises to be a long, drawn out conflict, made necessary by the hands of the entertainment industry. However, over the next few…

Petition against Cameron’s Egyptian tactics

The Open Rights Group are organising a petition against moves to censor, block and snoop on social networks. [Cameron] announced on Thursday that the government would investigate if they should be able to close networks or user accounts if law enforcement suspect they are being used to organise rioting or looting. Even Jim Killock writes…