An article on The Conversation references Citizen Lab reports, which documents the use of US-based Blue Coat Systems’ products by authoritarian regimes in Syria, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Yemen, Egypt and Kuwait.
Tag Archives: Censorship
The Epoch Times cited the OpenNet Initiative, a project of the Citizen Lab, the SecDev Group, and the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, as one of the best resources in learning about Internet filtering.
Communications Officer / Researcher Irene Poetranto authored an op-ed in The Jakarta Post, urging for Indonesia’s new communications and information minister to end the country’s outdated Internet controls.
We investigate what keywords might trigger censorship via automatic review in Sina Weibo and followed the pathways a typical censored post might take on Chinese social media.
Kemarahan publik yang terjadi setelah pemblokiran Vimeo telah menunjukkan bahwa netizen Indonesia semakin lebih sadar akan nilai Internet sebagai alat untuk mempromosikan pertumbuhan dan perkembangan, tetapi juga akan hak-hak mereka untuk mengakses, menerima dan menyampaikan informasi dan ide-ide mereka.
This blog post investigates the recent blocking of video-sharing site Vimeo in Indonesia and examines the ongoing efforts to regulate online content in the country
Communications Officer Irene Poetranto authored an op-ed on the blocking of Vimeo, a video-sharing site, in Indonesia.
Citizen Lab Research Fellow Jason Q. Ng was quoted in a recent story about Chinese microblogging platform Weibo.
As a follow-up to our post about the number of sites miscategorized by SmartFilter, our tests with Blue Coat show that miscategorization is not a problem limited to a single product. We should be skeptical of any company’s claims that they are able to categorize much of the web accurately, or that their rate of “collateral damage” is very low.
Citizen Lab Research Fellow Jason Q. Ng wrote a piece in The Wall Street Journal about the alleged China-related censorship on the international version of Bing.com, the search engine operated by Microsoft.