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2013-04-06 23:03:28

Recently many VPN users and providers have reported that VPN access has been blocked by the Great Firewall of China.

2013-04-02 12:59:34

As the long-term impact of the Arab Spring continues to take shape, research from political scientists at Princeton University and New York University warns that the protests that swept across the Middle East and North Africa could mark more of an isolated occurrence than a permanent rise of people power in the region.

Russia Works With Social Sites To Selectively Block Posts
2013-04-01 14:49:02

The Russian government is trying a new tactic for censoring certain content on social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, rather than just blocking the whole site. Some sites are complying, while others are filing suit.

2013-03-15 23:03:56

How web filtering can block productivity foul shots from employee Internet use Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 15, 2013 Between keeping up with March Madness

China Cracks Down On Internet Freedom Following Scandals
2012-12-27 10:15:13

Earlier this week, senior members of China’s National People’s Congress began looking into a new bill that would require all Chinese Internet users to list their real name rather than pseudonyms.

Twitter Begins To Withhold Copyright Violating Tweets
2012-11-05 12:02:52

Tweets which contain links to pirated versions of copyrighted material may also be blocked so as not to compromise the “safe harbor” they’ve been given through the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, or DMCA.

Anonymous Plans To Take Down Facebook Today
2012-11-05 12:50:29

For the second year in a row, it’s being said that hacking collective Anonymous will be taking down Facebook, home to many Zynga games today, Guy Fawkes Day.

2012-09-13 23:00:11

Organization deploys OpenDNS Enterprise Insights to five locations for comprehensive Web filtering that meets CIPA compliance without agonizing appliance-management. SAN

GoDaddy Denies They Were Hacked
2012-09-11 14:47:59

Yesterday’s news cycle was filled with complaints about downed servers and websites, not to mention plenty of jokes at Danica Patrick’s expense. A member of the Anonymous hacking collective known on Twitter as @Anonymousown3r took to the microblogging site yesterday to take credit for bringing GoDaddy.com to its knees using a DDoS attack.


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