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No justification for internet censorship during Catalan referendum - 05 Oct 2017 filed by the editor - Human Rights, Internet news, Spain
Champion of Internet freedom held in China - 11 Sep 2017 filed by the editor - Human Rights, Journalism, Internet news, China
Leaked document: EU Presidency calls for massive internet filtering - 07 Sep 2017 filed by the editor - Human Rights, Internet news, European Union
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No justification for internet censorship during Catalan referendum
05 Oct 2017; posted by the editor - Human Rights, Internet news, Spain


by Jeremy Malcolm, EDRi member Electronic Frontier Foundation
The ruthless efficiency with which the Spanish government censored the internet ahead of the referendum on Catalonian independence foreshadowed the severity of its crackdown at polling places on 1 October. EDRi member Electronic Frontier Foundation previously wrote about one aspect of that censorship; the raid of the .cat top-level domain registry. But there was much more to it than that, and many of the more than 140 censored domains and internet services continue to be blocked today.


Champion of Internet freedom held in China
11 Sep 2017; posted by the editor - Human Rights, Journalism, Internet news, China


Press freedoms watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is calling for the immediate release of Zhen Jianghua, the director of Across The Great FireWall (ATGFW.org), an anti-censorship website, and condemns the Chinese government’s continuing persecution of citizen-journalists and bloggers. 


Leaked document: EU Presidency calls for massive internet filtering
07 Sep 2017; posted by the editor - Human Rights, Internet news, European Union


By Diego Naranjo, EDRi
A Council of the European Union document leaked by Statewatch on 30 August reveals that during the summer months, that Estonia (current EU Presidency) has been pushing the other Member States to strengthen indiscriminate internet surveillance, and to follow in the footsteps of China regarding online censorship.



 

 

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