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Amnesty Intl. says "virus of internet repression" must be stopped: Global webcast 6 June, 18.30 GMT

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6 June 2007

Amnesty warns that Internet 'could change beyond all recognition' unless 'virus of Internet repression' is tackled

Author: Amnesty Intl. UK

Amnesty International today (6 June) warned that the Internet 'could change beyond all recognition' unless action is taken to stop the 'Virus of Internet repression' eroding freedom of expression online...The warning comes ahead of a globally webcast event at Amnesty's UK HQ from 6:30 tonight...At least 25 countries now apply state-mandated net filtering including Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Burma, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Thailand and Tunisia. [refers to Cisco, Google, Microsoft, Yahoo!]

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Author: Amnesty International, Section Suisse

La Section britannique d’Amnesty International organise mercredi 6 juin une action en ligne pour la liberté d’expression sur internet. A partir de 19h30, des militant·e·s des droits humains pourront discuter de leur lutte contre la censure sur internet sur un site web prévu à cet effet. [fait référence à Google, Yahoo]

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