Geolocational Filtering

ONI Blog: Threats to the Open Net: September 9, 2011
Every week, the OpenNet Initiative provides a weekly news roundup (dubbed "Threats to the Open Net") in addition to our usual in-depth blog posts. If you would like to subscribe to the RSS feed for our newsreel, our entire blog,...
ONI Blog: Threats to the Open Net: September 2, 2011
Every week, the OpenNet Initiative provides a weekly news roundup (dubbed "Threats to the Open Net") in addition to our usual in-depth blog posts. If you would like to subscribe to the RSS feed for our newsreel, our entire blog,...
ONI Blog: Threats to the Open Net: August 26, 2011
Every week, the OpenNet Initiative provides a weekly news roundup (dubbed "Threats to the Open Net") in addition to our usual in-depth blog posts. If you would like to subscribe to the RSS feed for our newsreel, our entire blog,...
ONI Blog: Threats to the Open Net: August 19, 2011
Every week, the OpenNet Initiative provides a weekly news roundup (dubbed "Threats to the Open Net") in addition to our usual in-depth blog posts. If you would like to subscribe to the RSS feed for our newsreel, our entire blog,...
ONI Blog: China Expands Internet Surveillance to Beijing Businesses
Chinese officials have recently unveiled plans for an expansion of the country's already extensive web filtering system, which would increase monitoring of wireless network activity of businesses in central Beijing. The new regulations would require bars, restaurants, hotels, and bookstores to...
ONI Blog: Iran Ramps Up Internet Control
Iran has ramped up its measures of control on Internet content. Most recently, Iran blocked the rapidly expanding newcomer to the social networking scene, Google+, accusing it of being a US spy tool. This rhetoric is not new for the Iranian...
ONI Blog: Threats to the Open Net: June 17th, 2011
Every week, the OpenNet Initiative provides a weekly news roundup (dubbed "Threats to the Open Net") in addition to our usual in-depth blog posts. If you would like to subscribe to the RSS feed for our newsreel, our entire blog,...
ONI Blog: 32 Suspected “Anonymous” Members Arrested in Turkey
The Turkish government has arrested 32 hackers for their suspected involvement in a series of recent attacks against government sites launched by the online activist group Anonymous. Earlier this month, Anonymous responded to government plans to implement an Internet filtering system by...
ONI Blog: Chinese Censorship in Inner Mongolia Continues
Co-authored by Jane Abell. In the wake of protests in a region of China known as Inner Mongolia, the Chinese government has begun censoring the search term “Inner Mongolia” on various microblogging and social networking websites, as well as blocking access to...
ONI Blog: Anonymous to Turkish Government over Censorship: “Expect Us”
The online activist group Anonymous has issued a threat to the Turkish government in response to a new filtering directive set forth by Information and Communication Technologies Authority, also known as BTK. The directive, which would go into effect on August 22,...