Non-filtering content restrictions

ONI Blog: Saudi Arabia to impose restrictions on online content production, including on YouTube
The chairman of Saudi Arabia’s General Commission for Audiovisual Media, Dr. Riyad Najm, said his commission will start putting restrictions on content produced online, including on YouTube. He said Saudis wishing to post content to YouTube will have to get a license...
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 12, 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: Week of 12/6/2010
Every week, the OpenNet Initiative will provide a weekly roundup (dubbed "Threats to the Open Net") on our blog, in addition to our usual in-depth blog posts. If you would like to subscribe to the RSS feed for the entire blog or...
ONI Blog: Major U.S. Networks Block Google TV
Although Sony recently released new TV models with Google TV built-in, the new technology that merges channel and web browsing may not as big as Google hoped it would. Recently, ABC, NBC, and CBS have all reported that they are...
ONI Blog: New Report from ONI: "Policing Content in the Quasi-Public Sphere"
The OpenNet Initiative is proud to announce the release of a paper on content regulation and account deactivations across five popular social media platforms, titled "Policing Content in the Quasi-Public Sphere." The paper, authored by ONI project coordinator Jillian York, explores various...
ONI Blog: Chinese Plans To Deanonymize The Internet
Despite the press attention being thrown at the China/Google relationship, there has been another issue in China brewing a little more subtly in the background that may cause further open access issues in a nation already struggling with Internet freedom. News stories...
ONI Blog: Google's China Decision Could Have Far-Reaching Implications
It has now been four years since Google announced its intent to censor search results in China. In January of 2006, after finding Google.com to be down about 10% of the time, Google made the now infamous decision to start...
ONI Blog: Venezuela Aims to Crack Down on "Media Crimes"
In ONI's in-depth 2007 study of Internet filtering and controls in Venezuela, we declared Internet use to be "not subject to extensive content restrictions" but remarked upon concerns that the "Chávez administration could institute Internet filtering in the near future." It would...