Publications

ONI Blog: Speaking Out in Malaysia
The arrest of blogger Raja Petra Kamarudin under Malaysia’s Internal Security Act on September 12, just as his website Malaysia Today (http://mt.m2day.org/) was reported to be unblocked, provides an ominous reminder that there may be more effective ways of silencing...
Report: Internet Filtering in Bahrain in 2004-2005
PDF Version 1. Executive Summary 2. Political, Technical, and Legal Context in Bahrain A. Sensitive / Controversial Topics for Media Coverage B. Internet Infrastructure and Access C. Legal Background 3. Testing Methodology A. Methods B. Results Analysis C. Methods Specific to...
Report: Internet Filtering in Tunisia in 2005: A Country Study
PDF Version Table of Contents 1. Executive Summary 2. Political, Technical, and Legal Context in Tunisia A. Sensitive / Controversial Topics for Media Coverage B. Internet Infrastructure and Access C. Media Ownership and Control D. General Media Regulation E. Internet Access Regulation ...
ONI Blog: Internet Filtering in Vietnam
ONI has released today a report that finds an increase in Internet censorship in Vietnam. Drawing from technical, legal, and political sources, ONI’s research finds that the Socialist Republic of Vietnam is focusing its filtering on sites considered threatening to its...
Report: China Tightens Controls on Internet News Content Through Additional Regulations
OpenNet Initiative: Bulletin 012 July 6, 2006 Last Updated: July 5, 2006 Contents - Summary - Background - Regulations Summary - Specific Provisions of Regulations - Implications - Conclusion Summary China's new regulations for Internet news content significantly tighten prior requirements that govern all news-related content...
ONI Blog: ONI Releases Belarus Internet Watch Report
Indirect methods to disrupt Internet access to opposition websites during elections may be the way of the future in democratically-challenged countries. Today the Open Net Initiative releases its first Internet Watch Report the Internet and Elections: The 2006 Presidential Election...
ONI Blog: ONI Introduces New Report Series, "Internet Watch Reports"
ONI's Internet Watch Reports will investigate emerging trends in Internet filtering and control, taking a detailed look at events, policies, technologies and countries where filtering and content controls are occurring in new and unexpected ways, or where filtering has been alleged but...
ONI Blog: Arabic Version of Internet Filtering in Yemen 2004-2005 Released
ONI today released the Arabic translation of its country study on Yemen's Internet filtering system in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format. ...
ONI Blog: ONI Releases Country Study on Yemen
Today, ONI releases the latest in its series of country studies that document Internet filtering by states worldwide. The report on Yemen notes that the state uses filtering technology from an American company, Websense, to control access to Internet...
Report: Internet Filtering in Yemen in 2004-2005: A Country Study
PDF Version 1. Executive Summary 2. Political, Technical, and Legal Context in Yemen A. Sensitive / Controversial Topics for Media Coverage B. Internet Infrastructure and Access C. Legal Background 3. Testing Methodology A. Methods B. Results Analysis C. Methods Specific...