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23 July 2009
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Autor/in: Paul Jay, CBC News

A group of prominent Canadian researchers has launched an initiative to examine how closely companies like Google, Microsoft and Yahoo follow their own principles regarding freedom of expression and privacy...Citizen Lab director Ron Deibert said the...

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12 June 2009
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Autor/in: Global Network Initiative

The concurrent and cumulative issues [with the Chinese Govts' requirement for computer manufacturers to install Green Dam/Youth Escort content control software] that implicate human rights and undermine user choice include the requirement for mandatory...

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10 June 2009
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Autor/in: Michael Shtender-Auerbach, Founder and Chief Executive of Social Risks LLC, in Huffington Post

The Chinese censorship authorities have a new target - PC manufacturers. By the end of June '09, China wants all personal computer manufacturers, including US-based Dell, HP, and Apple, to install censorship software prior to sale in China...PC...

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3 March 2009
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Autor/in: Leslie Harris, President and CEO of Center for Democracy and Technology, in Reuters

In the wake of troubling reports as recently as last year that Western companies were assisting China with Internet censorship and the unmasking of cyber-dissidents, governments around the world seemed poised to regulate the conduct of Internet...

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12 December 2008
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Autor/in: Anita Ramasastry, FindLaw

…[A]n issue of growing concern [is that] although Internet connectivity has allowed many people to have access to more information and knowledge, some governments have responded to the free flow of information by censoring or blocking content, or by...

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28 November 2008
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Autor/in: Jeffrey Rosen, The New York Times [USA]

Today the Web might seem like a free-speech panacea…But…the ultimate power to decide who has an opportunity to be heard, and what we may say, lies increasingly with…Internet companies like Google, Yahoo, AOL [part of Time Warner], Facebook and even...

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28 October 2008
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Autor/in: AFP

Un code d'éthique visant à déjouer les efforts de censure et de surveillance de régimes autoritaires a été annoncé mardi par des géants de l'internet soucieux de redorer leur blason, après plusieurs affaires où certains avaient semblé complices. La ...

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28 October 2008
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Autor/in: Global Network Initiative

In an effort to protect and advance the human rights of freedom of expression and privacy, a diverse coalition of leading information and communications companies, major human rights organizations, academics, investors and technology leaders today...

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