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#CollateralFreedom: RSF Unblocks Nine Censored News Sites

Posted March 12th, 2015 at 12:33 pm (UTC+0)
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In an effort to counter online censorship in 11 countries it labels “Enemies of the Internet,” Reporters Without Borders is unblocking access to nine news websites that have been blocked in their respective countries.. It has done so by mirroring blocked sites – that is, duplicating the censored sites and uploading their contents on internet […]

Unconfirmed Reports Saudi Arabia May Monitor, Censor Video Internet Uploads

Posted December 19th, 2013 at 10:29 am (UTC+0)
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Saudi Arabia’s Al-Hayat newspaper has reported that the Kingdom is considering setting up a new agency that would monitor and censor video content uploaded onto YouTube and other internet sharing sites.  It quotes the head of the Kingdom’s Commission for Audiovisual Media, Dr. Riadh Najem, who has since criticized the report–though he has not confirmed […]

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VOA reporter Cecily Hilleary monitors the state of free expression and free speech around the world.

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