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Chinese hackers targeting human rights news sites

November 12, 2010 1:37 PM ET

Nart Villeneuve has published a detailed summary of recent malware attacks on media and human rights groups who work on Chinese issues. He highlights a disturbing new trend. On Wednesday, Amnesty Hong Kong's website was repurposed by hackers to infect...

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Internet Blotter

November 11, 2010 10:10 AM ET

Microsoft allows users to turn on https by default in Hotmail, but it's still couched in warnings. Meanwhile, Access starts its own global campaign for https to be turned on for the most visited websites. Thai censorship, originally aimed...

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Egypt should free blogger held beyond his term

November 10, 2010 1:11 PM ET

New York, November 10, 2010--Egyptian authorities must immediately release blogger Abdel Karim Suleiman, known online as Karim Amer, who completed his four-year prison sentence on November 5, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. CPJ also calls on authorities to...

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That Nobel invite? Mr. Malware sent it

November 10, 2010 9:16 AM ET

This weekend, staff at CPJ received a personal invitation to attend the Oslo awards ceremony for Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo. The invite, curiously, was in the form of an Adobe PDF document. We didn't accept. We didn't...

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Internet Blotter

November 4, 2010 4:17 PM ET

Turkey lifted its ban on YouTube and then re-asserted it within the same week. Digital technology is helping get news out of North Korea. Small digital cameras and tiny SD memory cards make it easier to smuggle images out....

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Online freedom of expression in Latin America

November 2, 2010 3:12 PM ET

On his blog, El Oso, David Sasaki has just finished up the third and last part in his series, "Internet Censorship and Freedom of Expression in Latin America." It's a brilliant overview of current political and social pressures on...

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The Burmese Internet on the eve of election

October 28, 2010 11:24 PM ET

Burma tops CPJ's "10 Worst Countries to be a Blogger." With the scheduled general election in the country approaching, there have been reports of growing interference with both local and exiled journalists. As Burma enters the final stretch of the...

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Another blogger arrested in Vietnam crackdown

October 28, 2010 3:09 PM ET

Bangkok, October 28, 2010--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the arrest and detention of Vietnamese blogger Le Nguyen Huong Tra. Her arrest is the latest episode in a mounting crackdown on bloggers leading up to a crucial Communist Party congress...

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Internet Blotter

October 27, 2010 5:29 PM ET

A powerful advocate for press and Internet freedom, Persephone Miel sadly passed away in June. The Pulitzer Center, in partnership with Internews, has launched a memorial fellowship in her name. How the Great Firewall of China breaks the global...

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Protecting journalists from Firesheep

October 26, 2010 9:34 AM ET

There's been a great deal of coverage in the last day or so of Firesheep, a plugin for Firefox that lets you take over the Facebook and Twitter accounts of others on your local network. If you use Firesheep,...

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