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YouTube is the latest platform to jump on the censorship bandwagon, this time by stealth

YouTube is the latest platform to jump on the censorship bandwagon, this time by stealth

Elena Rider September 2, 2016 0

It looks like YouTube, one of the last places where people with unpopular opinions can still count on uncensored speech will likely be going the way of Facebook and Twitter. Facebook is an entirely

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Tory Porn Block Encroaches Further on Internet Freedoms and Parental Responsibility

Tory Porn Block Encroaches Further on Internet Freedoms and Parental Responsibility

Tristan Kitchin December 16, 2013 21

We reported back in July of David Cameron’s plan to implement an on by default opt-out porn filter nationwide, and how naïve his plans were. Cameron’s line was if ISPs did not voluntarily block

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Google Announces uProxy – Bypass Internet Censorship with Ease

Google Announces uProxy – Bypass Internet Censorship with Ease

Tristan Kitchin October 22, 2013 2

Google has just revealed uProxy, a new service which aims to make the internet a safer place and change the way people use it around the globe. A simple browser extension for Chrome and

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PirateBrowser – The Web as it should be, Censorship Free

PirateBrowser – The Web as it should be, Censorship Free

Tristan Kitchin August 14, 2013 0

What do you do when you work for the most censored website in the world? Provide a way to access it of course. There is a new Internet browser on the market, one that

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Cameron’s ‘Porn Block’ Will Block More Than Just Pornography

Cameron’s ‘Porn Block’ Will Block More Than Just Pornography

Sam Woolfe August 1, 2013 5

Jim Killock, from the Open Rights Group, originally criticised Cameron’s ‘porn block’ on the basis that it was an attack on our online freedoms, and that illegal material could be better tackled with better

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How to Deal With Porn 101: A Capitalist’s Lesson for the Coalition

How to Deal With Porn 101: A Capitalist’s Lesson for the Coalition

Backbencher July 31, 2013 0

Richard Elliott on the better alternative: ‘conscious’ capitalism The Co-operative has this week provided an existential business ultimatum for men’s lifestyle magazines, or ‘lads’ mags’; to either introduce covers, in the form of opaque

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David Cameron Plans to Censor Online Pornography

David Cameron Plans to Censor Online Pornography

Sam Woolfe July 24, 2013 6

The PM delivered a speech on Monday at the NSPCC headquarters and promised to crack down on online pornography, for the purpose of making the internet a safe place for children. (The full speech

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John Milton’s Defence of Freedom of the Press

John Milton’s Defence of Freedom of the Press

Sam Woolfe April 24, 2013 5

  John Milton (1608-1674) is perhaps known best for his epic poem Paradise Lost. But he also gained international acclaim because of a pamphlet he wrote in 1644, in which Milton argued against censorship

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When Social Conservatism Meets State Power

Lee Jenkins February 7, 2013 4

The Magdalene Laundries are a telling salutory lesson in what can happen when social conservatism is handed the levers of State power The Irish Prime Minister apologised for the ‘stigma and conditions’ of the

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Reality Check

Reality Check

Daniel Pryor December 4, 2012 3

  Ask any admirer of Cuba to justify the existence of such a ‘brutal regime’ [1] and before long you will inevitably be referred to the socialist republic’s apparently glowing healthcare record. There are

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