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ONI Blog: ONI bulletin released today analyzing Chinese non-commercial website registration regulation
Today we released a bulletin analyzing the effects of China's mandatory website registration regulation on website owners and bloggers. The bulletin analyzes the effectiveness of the regulation’s legal provisions and considers its practical impact on Chinese users. If you'd like...
ONI Blog: Internet Filtering in Tunisia in 2005
The OpenNet Initiative is proud to announce the release of Internet Filtering in Tunisia in 2005, a country study that documents Tunisia's attempts to control Internet information, including the filtering of Web sites, blogs, and anonymizer services. You can...
ONI Blog: Internet Filtering in Burma in 2005
ONI released Internet Filtering in Burma in 2005 today. ONI's legal, technical, and political research finds Burma uses filtering technology to conduct surveillance of communication methods such as e-mail, and to block users from viewing Web sites of political opposition groups,...
Report: Internet Filtering in Burma in 2005: A Country Study
PDF Version 1. Executive Summary 2. Political, Technical, and Legal Context in Burma A. Sensitive / Controversial Topics for Media Coverage B. Internet Infrastructure and Access C. Legal Background D. General Media Regulation E. Internet Access Regulation F. Internet Content Regulation ...
ONI Blog: Internet Filtering in Singapore in 2004-2005
ONI has released a study on Internet Filtering in Singapore. The Republic of Singapore is an economic leader in Southeast Asia, with a vibrant information and communications technologies sector; however, the state maintains strong formal and informal controls over the information...
ONI Blog: Telus Blocks Consumer Access to Labour Union Web Site and Filters an Additional 766 Unrelated Sites
On July 25, 2005, Canadian Internet Service Provider (ISP) Telus blocked subscribers' access to a Web site set up by an employee labor union intended to publicize the union's views about its dispute with Telus. In addition, the OpenNet Initiative's (ONI) research...
Report: Telus Blocks Consumer Access to Labour Union Web Site and Filters an Additional 766 Unrelated Sites
OpenNet Initiative Bulletin 010 August 2, 2005 Last Updated: August 2, 2005 Contents: - Background - Methodology & Results - Observations On July 25, 2005, Canadian Internet Service Provider (ISP) Telus blocked subscribers' access to a Web site set up by an employee labor union intended...
Report: Internet Filtering in Singapore in 2004-2005: A Country Study
PDF Version 1. Executive Summary 2. Political, Technical, and Legal Context in Singapore A. Sensitive / Controversial Topics for Media Coverage B. Internet Infrastructure and Access C. General Media Regulation D. Internet Access Regulation E. Internet Content Regulation 3. Testing Methodology ...
ONI Blog: Internet Filtering in Iran in 2004-2005
Iran's Internet filtering system is one of the worlds most substantial censorship regimes. Drawing from technical interrogation, extensive legal and political analysis, and interviews with Iranians, ONI’s analysis finds that Iran’s Internet filtering system is one of the world’s most substantial censorship...
ONI Blog: Internet Filtering in China in 2004-2005
China operates the most extensive, technologically sophisticated, and broad-reaching system of Internet filtering in the world. The OpenNet Initiative tested China's Internet filtering of web content, blog postings, and e-mail correspondences. Our testing found efforts to prevent access to a wide range...