Censorship in Southeast Asia: A Rapid Rise

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It seems like governments in Southeast Asia have had enough of the freedoms afforded to the people by the internet. Thus, they have begun clamping down hard on social media and the general internet. From Indonesia to Myanmar, internet censorship is on the rise. Many independent internet monitoring cells have documented the rise in the …

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HTTPS On Wikipedia Has Reduced Government Censhorship

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Research fellows at the prestigious Harvard University have found that there were fewer instances of censorship as far as Wikipedia was concerned when the site finally started to encrypt its traffic.   Is knowledge really power? Or maybe the real power lies in money and authority. All of that does not matter. What matters is …

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YouTube Denies Accusation of Censoring Vloggers

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YouTube accused of Censorship YouTube has come out to deny allegations that they have changed their advertising policy; this is after a YouTuber named Philip De Franco claimed that the site was imposing censorship on some users. He says they are not permitting ads on content deemed unbefitting to run. A few days ago, De Franco, …

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Facebook Admits to Censoring Links to WikiLeaks DNC Emails Leak

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WikiLeaks unleashed a controversial DNC email dump that flooded Facebook recently, and many of the social media giant’s one billion users encountered censorship issues when attempting to share the links. Though the incident is said to be an accident, integrity and credibility seem to be underlying concerns. The censorship only implies how freedom of speech …

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China To Adopt The Controversial Cyber Security Law

Cyber Security China is set to adopt a controversial cyber security law after Members of Parliament conducted a second reading of the new rules that carry significant consequences both for foreign and domestic business and put greater censorship in jeopardy. Widespread regulations over the internet are regularly enforced in the country, and Parliament has sought …

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African Countries Internet Censorship Issues in a flash

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Internet censorship is a truly significant issue that needs to be addressed and dealt with properly. Since the freedom of speech and information sharing is of paramount importance. However, Africa cannot boast being particularly loose, when it comes to Internet accessibility. Instead, there are many African countries that are under strict laws. So, Internet censorship …

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Avoid Morocco VOIP ban to unblock Skype, Whatsapp and Viber

How to Unblock Whatsapp, Viber and Skype in Morocco

Maroc Telecom, Meditel and Inwi are the three major telecom providers in Morocco. Unfortunately, they recently blocked the apps that offer free calls to people all over the world, and this has caused quite a few reactions in the country. Of course, it goes without even saying that free calls via VoIP apps have been …

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Netflix has launched its services to well over 130 new countries

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Netflix launched its video streaming service to to well over 130 new countries, expanding its services globally and being available to 190 countries in HD. Netflix has managed to become the talk of the town, after the recent launch of its services to more than 130 new countries worldwide. Of course, we all know Netflix …

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6 Guys Plead Guilty to Operate a Global $100 Million Software Piracy Ring

6 Guys Plead Guilty to Operate a Global $100 Million Software Piracy Ring

If you purchased an inexplicably cheap copy of Microsoft Office or Photoshop within the past few years, even from a website as trustworthy as Amazon or Overstock.com, you might be an unaware consumer out of the $100 million world piracy ring – one that has finally ended with guilty petitions from 6 men across belonging …

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How to Hack Netflix and Get Away With it

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Netflix has surely changed the way that we watch films and television shows. With a large library of media available at the literal touch of a button, it comes as no surprise how we’ve become a generation of binge-watching homebodies. But here’s the most important question of them all: are you getting the most out …

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