Publications

Report: Internet Filtering in Moldova in 2006-2007
PDF Version Note: a newer version of this profile is available at Country Profiles: Moldova. Internet users in Moldova enjoy largely unfettered access despite the government’s restrictive and increasingly authoritarian tendencies overall. Development of the Internet has been rapid, propelled by a...
Report: Internet Filtering in Kyrgyzstan in 2006-2007
Note: a newer version of this profile is available at Country Profiles: Kyrgyzstan. Download as PDF Recent liberalization of the telecommunications market in Kyrgyzstan has made Internet affordable for the majority of the population. This access remains largely unfettered. However, an emerging...
ONI Blog: Access Controlled Named Among Top 10 Info-Tech Policy Books of 2010
The Technology Liberation Front's Adam Thierer named Access Controlled among the top 10 most important info-tech policy books of 2010 in a blog post published today. He writes: Smartly organized and edited, Access Controlled is essential reading for anyone interested in...
Report: Internet Filtering in Kazakhstan in 2006-2007
PDF Version Note: a newer version of this profile is available at Country Profiles: Kazakhstan. Background Kazakhstan is the largest country in Central Asia, covering a territory equivalent to the whole of Western Europe. An oil-rich country, Kazakhstan has recovered from the economic...
Report: Internet Filtering in Tajikistan in 2006-2007
Note: a newer version of this profile is available at Country Profiles: Tajikistan. Download as PDF Background The Internet in Tajikistan emerged as the country was ending a bloody civil war that followed the demise of Soviet rule in the early 1990s. The...
Report: Internet Filtering in Europe 2006-2007
Note: a newer version of this profile is available at Country Profiles: Europe. Introduction In less than a decade, the Internet in Europe has evolved from a virtually unfettered environment to one in which filtering in most countries, particularly within the European Union...
Report: Internet Filtering in Belarus in 2006-2007
PDF Version Note: a newer version of this profile is available at Country Profiles: Belarus. Internet content in Belarus remains largely accessible to users despite the declared policy of selective filtering. Access remains largely centralized, as the government aims to retain firm...
Report: Internet Filtering in the Commonwealth of Independent States 2006-2007
Note: a newer version of this profile is available at Regional Overviews: Commonwealth of Independent States. Overview As a former superpower—with a tradition of authoritarianism, poorly developed independent media, and lack of private rights—the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) would seem to be...
Report: Internet Filtering in Azerbaijan 2006-2007
Note: a newer version of this profile is available at Country Profiles: Azerbaijan. Download as PDF Overview The Internet in Azerbaijan remains free from restrictions despite the government’s (at times) heavy-handed approach to dealing with political opposition. Azerbaijan has a growing Internet population,...
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...