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Turkish People Massively Protest against Internet Censorship Law

“Internet or the Apocalypse,” threatened a banner that showed some of the protesters from a burning barricade the riot police deployed in front of them tonight in downtown Istanbul. Hundreds of people tried once again to reach Taksim Square to protest, this time against the approval of a law that allows the government to shut down websites without judicial authorization. “We are against censorship on the Internet and we ...Read full article...

Google Founder: Internet Freedom Under Greatest Threat Ever

Threats range from governments trying to control citizens to the rise of Facebook and Apple-style ‘walled gardens’. By IAN KATZ | UK GUARDIAN | APRIL 16, 2012 The principles of openness and universal access that underpinned the creation of the internet three decades ago are under greater threat than ever, according to Google co-founder Sergey Brin. In an interview with the Guardian, Brin warned there were “very powerful forces ...Read full article...

FBI Plans to Shutdown Internet on March 8th

Russia Today February 21, 2012 Millions of computer users across the world could be blocked off from the Internet as early as March 8 if the FBI follows through with plans to yank a series of servers originally installed to combat corruption. Last year, authorities in Estonia apprehended six men believed responsible for creating a malicious computer script called the DNSChanger Trojan. Once set loose on the Web, the ...Read full article...

The U.N. Threat to Internet Freedom

by Robert McDowell WSJ February 20, 2012 On Feb. 27, a diplomatic process will begin in Geneva that could result in a new treaty giving the United Nations unprecedented powers over the Internet. Dozens of countries, including Russia and China, are pushing hard to reach this goal by year’s end. As Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said last June, his goal and that of his allies is to establish ...Read full article...

What does Government Control of the Internet Mean?

by Luis R. Miranda The Real Agenda January 18, 2012 Remember all those articles you read a year or two ago that warned us all about the end of the internet as we knew it? That moment has come. Different from what has been reported on the dying corrupt corporate media, the new legislation intended to regulate internet traffic and content, among other things, is not a threat to ...Read full article...