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2012-07-12 13:49:45

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Russian parliament yesterday unanimously decided to adopt a bill which allows them to exercise a greater control over the Internet. Now, many Russians are worried this is just the first step to widespread censorship by the Russian government. Only one man stands between this bill and the law: Russia´s president, Vladimir Putin. Similar to the Internet protests which occurred when the U.S. Government voted on bills SOPA...

2012-07-11 23:02:48

Minnesota school district deploys cloud-based OpenDNS Enterprise to meet CIPA compliance, proactively block malware and eliminate DNS outages. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 11, 2012 OpenDNS, the world's largest and fastest-growing provider of Internet security and DNS services that deliver a safer, faster and more intelligent Internet experience to everyone, today announced Houston Public Schools is using cloud-based OpenDNS Enterprise to meet CIPA compliance. Houston Public Schools,...

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2012-07-11 07:27:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Just 13% of children who find something upsetting on the Internet will report the problem through an online reporting mechanism, according to a new study by the EU Kids Online project at the London School of Economics. “Existing reporting tools do not work,” wrote the authors of the study, who say children need simpler and more accessible tools to report their concerns. “Given the relatively low take-up of...

2012-07-02 22:14:06

Is social media censorship a means to quell a modern uprising? Some politicians and law enforcers during the political turbulence of 2011 thought so but recent research suggests that uncensored citizens experience less violence and longer periods of peace between outbursts than communities subject to censorship. These new findings appear in the Bulletin of Sociological Methodology, published by SAGE. A consensus is forming around Internet censorship in the wake of last year's uprisings,...


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