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How the open net closed its doors

A new book details the extent to which countries across the globe are increasingly censoring online information they find strategically, politically or culturally threatening.

Access Denied: The Practice and Policy of Global Internet Filtering challenges the long-standing assumption that the internet is an unfettered space where citizens from around the world can freely communicate and mobilise. In fact, the book makes it clear that the scope, scale and sophistication of net censorship are growing.

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VigorousApathy3493d ago (Edited 3493d ago )

Me Chinese.
Me play joke.
Me take out all internet sites referencing Coke.

You buy President Hu Jintao's Cola Substitute. Is just as good.

You Americans think you can just let people know things. And what has it gotten you? Everything? Damn.

But what do you do if one of your citizens gets on the internet and finds out his country sucks? Don't you have to censor the site? Please help, country has been around 5000 years and hasn't invented freedom yet.