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U.S. Underwrites Internet Detour Around Censors Abroad - NYTimes.com
An extensive summary by the NY Times of various State and Defense Department initiatives to circumvent the control and censorship of networked communication.
state_department  circumvention  news 
june 2011 by osi_info_program
Mozilla Asks DHS to Justify Killing Firefox Add-on that Routes Around Seized Domains | techPresident
"Mozilla, the open-source development organization that supports the development of the Firefox browser, is pushing back on what it says was a call from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to pull down a third-party browser add-on that redirects Internet users from domain names seized by federal law enforcement to websites still up and running."
censorhsip  filtering  circumvention  firefox  mozilla  news  usa 
may 2011 by osi_info_program
Michael Geist - Deal or No Deal?: Japan ACTA Round Ends With Near Agreement
"The final statement indicates that there will be no further rounds of negotiations, but there are still some substantive issues that need to be addressed with the countries promising to work expeditiously on them "with a view to finalizing the text of the agreement as promptly as possible." That sounds like there was no deal, but the countries have decided to declare victory anyway. The statement promises to release the text shortly."
ACTA  copyright  enforcement  drm  circumvention  news  intermediary_liability 
october 2010 by osi_info_program
Bittorrent over Tor isn't a good idea | The Tor Blog
Tor present a variety of reasons why running any Bittorrent traffic over Tor isn't going to get you the privacy that you might want.
p2p  tor  privacy  anonymity  circumvention  enforcement  threestrikes 
may 2010 by osi_info_program
Internet Freedom: Beyond Circumvention
Ethan Zuckerman lays out a convincing argument for why circumvention is only one part of the story in combatting internet censorship. As well as combatting internet censorship, he argues, we need to promote internet freedom. And we need to know why we're doing that: do we want to liberate suppressed information; start the next Twitter revolution, or re-invent the public sphere? When it comes to the internet, what is our "theory of change?".
censorship  cybersecurity  freeexpression  freespeech  oped  china  google  filtering  circumvention 
february 2010 by osi_info_program
…My heart’s in Accra » Internet Freedom: Beyond Circumvention
Thorough post by Ethan Z. on the censorship circumvention and the difficulties of pinning down the theory of change behind supporting it
censorship  circumvention  ddos  cybersecurity 
february 2010 by osi_info_program

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