Internet

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On revolution's anniversary, Iran stifles Internet

February 11, 2010 11:45 AM ET

New York, February 11, 2010—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the Iranian government’s attempt to slow down the Internet and block text messaging ahead of expected demonstrations during today’s 31st anniversary of the Islamic Revolution....

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Google-China debate keeps Internet security in spotlight

February 5, 2010 2:50 PM ET

Google has gone quiet since its announcement last month that it was unwilling to continue censoring search results on Google.cn in China. The Washington Post reported Thursday that the company is seeking help from the U.S. government to trace...

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Jordan may extend repressive law to electronic media

February 2, 2010 10:13 AM ET

Jordan’s Court of Cassation, the country’s highest judicial authority, issued an opinion last week stating that Web sites can be classified as “publications” and recommending that the Press and Publications Law be extended to online news sites and other electronic...

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In Russia, Novaya Gazeta server disabled

February 1, 2010 12:37 PM ET

We issued the following statement today in response to sustained distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks on the server hosting the Web version of the independent Moscow-based newspaper Novaya Gazeta; the Web site has been disabled since January 26 according to newspaper...

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Released writer tweets about life in a Chinese prison

January 28, 2010 3:11 PM ET

Siweiluozi’s Blog, an anonymous blog that covers various Chinese legal issues and current affairs, has translated a series of updates by Chinese writer Yang Zili, who was arrested in 2001 and later convicted of subversion against the state for...

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Sri Lankan Web sites blocked amid election

January 26, 2010 12:26 PM ET

We issued this statement today after journalists in Sri Lanka told CPJ that access to several independent Web sites had been blocked as the country finished voting in presidential elections......

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Denials aside, repression as usual online in China

January 25, 2010 1:28 PM ET

China has denied any involvement in the cyber attacks that Google revealed on January 12, and has said the country’s Internet is open. Local Internet users and entrepreneurs, however, know otherwise....

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China hackers hit media companies and activists online

January 13, 2010 5:23 PM ET

New York, January 13, 2010—The Committee to Protect Journalists expressed concern today after Google said Tuesday it had uncovered evidence of cyber attackers from China targeting its own and other companies’ infrastructures, as well as individual Gmail accounts. CPJ welcomed Google’s statement...

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Morocco steps up assault on online journalism

December 18, 2009 5:01 PM ET

New York, December 18, 2009—The decision to jail a blogger and an Internet café owner is an escalation in Morocco’s already intense campaign against journalists and bloggers, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. CPJ called on Moroccan authorities to overturn...

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Internet control tightens in China

December 18, 2009 1:24 PM ET

The government-appointed agency in charge of China’s .cn domain name announced earlier this month that individuals can no longer apply to purchase new Web sites without ID and a business license, according to international news reports....

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