Tag Archives: control over internet

Can the EU Survive Its Own Censorship?

by Tom Luongo

The EU’s new, comprehensive new Copyright Directive passed the European Parliament ensuring the way we use the Internet will change in the future.

Egypt’s new cybercrime law legalizes Internet censorship

The “cybercrime law” that Egypt’s President Sisi signed on 18 August legalizes and reinforces the existing censorship and blocking of websites and criminalizes both those who operate sites and those who use them, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said.

Facebook Censorship, Mad Ben Nimmo and the Atlantic Council

by Craig Murray

Facebook has deleted all of my posts from July 2017 to last week because I am, apparently, a Russian Bot. For a while I could not add any new posts either, but we recently found a way around that, at least for now. To those of you tempted to say “So what?”, I would point out that over two thirds of visitors to my website arrive via my posting of the articles to Facebook and Twitter. Social media outlets like this blog, which offer an alternative to MSM propaganda, are hugely at the mercy of these corporate gatekeepers.

War for narrative in Wikipedia

by Craig Murray

“Philip Cross” has not had one single day off from editing Wikipedia in almost five years. “He” has edited every single day from 29 August 2013 to 14 May 2018. Including five Christmas Days. That’s 1,721 consecutive days of editing.

The new face of censorship

by Alan Freeman and Radhika Desai

What is internet censorship?

Internet censorship has arrived like the biblical thief in the night. Many did not see it coming and many even still treat it as a friendly visitor, welcome in the name of suppressing ‘Russian interference’, ‘trolls’ or simply ‘terrorist sympathisers’.