Tag Archives: Internet Censorship

Bloomberg: Russia Plans Break From Global Web

(Source: Bloomberg) Russia plans next week to discuss contingency measures to cut the country off from the global Internet in what the Kremlin called a necessary step to shield the nation from the U.S.-controlled worldwide Web. Russia’s state security council … Continue reading

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China blocks foreign websites for one hour

(Source: The Guardian) China’s internet users have been cut off from accessing all foreign websites for around an hour in an unexplained incident that sparked speculation the country’s censorship system was being tested or further tightened. The “great firewall” already … Continue reading

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Censorship in Djibouti: International broadcasters, take note

I just caught wind of a now all-too-familiar story in international broadcasting–this time, via Reporters Without Borders. While I encourage you to read the full press release below, the summarized story is that Reporters Without Borders has launched a mirror web … Continue reading

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