Publications

ONI Blog: New Canada Centre Report Tracks Challenges of Censored Internet for Global Broadcasters
An international research team based at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs has released a detailed report that tracks and analyzes the difficulties of broadcasting the news...
ONI Blog: New SecDev Report: "Collusion and collision: Searching for guidance in Chinese cyberspace"
The SecDev Group is pleased to release Collusion and collision: Searching for guidance in Chinese cyberspace, a new report on the ethical issues US technology companies face in China. The report examines how companies have struggled to balance ethical and economic...
ONI Blog: ONI Releases New Report on Faith-Based Censorship
Internet censorship has become a growing and pervasive global norm. Internet censorship policies implemented by states are premised on a number of motives and rationales including...
ONI Blog: UN Report Declares Access to Internet a Human Right
On Friday, Wired reported that United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression had released a report declaring access to the Internet to be a human right: “The Special Rapporteur...
ONI Blog: Internet Surpasses Traditional Media as News Source
This week, the Pew Project for Excellence in Journalism released their official findings on the state of news media. Called "The State of the News Media 2011," the report showed the Internet as the only growing medium for news in...
Report: Internet Filtering in South Korea in 2006-2007
PDF Version Note: a newer version of this profile is available at Country Profiles: South Korea. Overview Although South Korea has the highest Internet penetration rate in the world, the state imposes substantial legal and technological controls over online expression. South Korea filters...
Report: Internet Filtering in Pakistan in 2006-2007
PDF Version Note: a newer version of this profile is available at Country Profiles: Pakistan. Overview Building on past attempts to filter blasphemous content, the Pakistan government expanded and intensified its Internet censorship campaign in February 2006, initiated in response to the Danish...
Report: Internet Filtering in Australia and New Zealand in 2006-2007
Note: a newer version of this profile is available at Regional Overview: Australia and New Zealand. Introduction Australia maintains some of the most restrictive Internet policies of any Western nation, while its neighbor, New Zealand, is less rigorous in its Internet regulation. Without...
Report: Internet Filtering in the United States and Canada in 2006-2007
Note: a newer version of this profile is available at Regional Overview: United States and Canada. Introduction Though neither the United States nor Canada practices widespread technical Internet filtering at the state level, the Internet is far from “unregulated” in either state.See Jack...
Report: Internet Filtering in Ukraine in 2006-2007
PDF Version Note: a newer version of this profile is available at Country Profiles: Ukraine. Overview Access to Internet content in Ukraine remains largely unfettered. However, despite a generally liberal media and telecommunications policy, the authorities have enlisted special bodies and regulations to...