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Google Removes Domain Fronting, Signaling a Willingness to Accept Internet Censorship

In a surprising move, Google has decided to block domain fronting from its cloud infrastructure that allowed people to bypass government censorship and access...

Chinese Students Protest as Beijing Restricts Free Speech on Campus

Since December, some of China’s top universities have been forced to edit their charters to align their views with Communist Party ideals. At Fudan...

China, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and Others Becoming Increasingly Authoritarian

Asian countries are swiftly mimicking China’s authoritarian policies, according to a report prepared by rights groups Forum-Asia and Civicus. The People Power Under Attack...

Shutterstock Employees Fight Company’s Chinese Search Blacklist

It has come to light that Shutterstock, one of the largest stock photography websites in the world, is blocking searches in China in line...

New Artificial Intelligence System Evolves to Evade Internet Censorship

Internet censorship by authoritarian governments prohibits free and open access to information for millions of people around the world. Attempts to evade such censorship...

Russia’s Censorship May Jeopardize Internet Freedom Worldwide

Russia’s ever-tightening grip on its citizens’ Internet access has troubling implications for online freedom in the United States and other countries that share its...

Netizens Arrested for Expressing Politically Incorrect Opinions About Communist ‘National Day’

In the days following communist China's 70th-anniversary National Day on Oct. 1, authorities have detained multiple people after they made statements criticizing or satirizing...

What Happens When Communist Governments Control the Internet

China pursues a very strict Internet policy where foreign companies are only allowed to operate in the country provided they adhere to Beijing’s censorship...

Against Tyranny: Venezuelan Lawyer Wins Human Rights Award

Marianne Díaz Hernández, a lawyer from Venezuela, has received the Human Rights Hero award at the RightsCon 2019 summit held in Tunis. She was...

Wikipedia No Longer Available In China – In Any Language

Freedom of information once again is threatened in China as the Wikipedia owner confirms that the online encyclopedia is no longer accessible in that...

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