June, 2008

Stories from June, 2008

Advox Conference: Stephanie Hankey's slides about Tactical Technology Collective

Talk given to the Global Voices Summit 2008 Session “NGO’s and on-the ground activists: Defending the Voices” on 27th June 2008 | View | Upload your own

Advox Conference: Nart Villeneuve's slides on censorship circumvention

Talk given to the Global Voices Summit 2008 Session “Frontline Activists meet the Academy: Tools and Knowledge” on 27th June 2008 | View | Upload your own

Advox Conference: Andrew Heavens on Censorship in Ethiopia

Talk given to the Global Voices Summit 2008 Session “Living with censorship” on 27th June 2008 | View | Upload your own

Advox Conference: Rezwan on Self Censorship in media Role of citizen journalists

Talk given to the Global Voices Summit 2008 Session “Living with censorship” on 27th June 2008 | View | Upload your own

Advox Conference: Oiwan Lam on The Formation of a post-colonial censorship regime

Talk given to the Global Voices Summit 2008 Session “Citizen Media and Online Free Speech” on 27th June 2008 | View | Upload your own

Advox Conference: Amine on Exposing Corruption on YouTube “Targuist Sniper”

Talk given to the Global Voices Summit 2008 Session “Citizen Media and Online Free Speech” on 27th June 2008 | View | Upload your own

Advox Conference: Robert Guerra – Frontline Activists meet the Academy: Tools and Knowledge

Talk given to the Global Voices Summit 2008 Session “Frontline Activists meet the Academy: Tools and Knowledge” on 27th June 2008 | View | Upload your own

Advox Conference: Hamid Tehrani about the filtering situation in Iran

Talk given to the Global Voices Summit 2008 Session “Citizen Media and Online Free Speech” on 27th June 2008 | View | Upload your own

Advox Conference: Awab Alvi on the Battle For A Cyber Free Pakistan

Talk given to the Global Voices Summit 2008 Session “Towards a Global Anti-Censorship Network” on 27th June 2008 Battle For A Cyber Free Pakistan from Teeth Maestro

Advox Conference: Chris Salzberg on Web Censorship and Public Awareness in Japan

Chris Salzberg discusses internet regulation and censorship trends in Japan Talk given to the Global Voices Summit 2008 Session “Towards a Global Anti-Censorship Network” on 27th June 2008 | View...

Advox Conference: Andrey Abozau talks about the Belarusian situation

Talk given to the Global Voices Summit 2008 Session “Toward a Global anti-censorship network” on 27th June 2008 | View | Upload your own

Advox workshops: Robert Guerra on the user perspective

Online Free Speech: Toward a global anti-censorship movement – The User perspective from robertguerra What do people really use, challenges they have, and recommendations for the future.

Advox workshops: Rob Faris on Internet filtering

The future of Internet filtering and the role for activists in documenting filtering. The changing political, legal, social and technical aspects of Internet filtering and discuss a new distributed tool...

Advox workshops: Nart Villeneuve on Detecting internet filtering

Detecting internet filtering Some techniques that people can use to increase the accuracy of censorship reports. | View | Upload your own

Advox workshops: Roger Dingledine on Tor and blocking resistance

A brief overview of Tor and its blocking-resistance design What assumptions we make about government firewalls, how our circumvention approach actually works, and how it's going so far. And if possible, addressing...

Uzbekistan: Fighting internet censorship

Today, Uzbekistan is remaining one of the repressive countries in the region that maintains a tight grip on mass media. Despite it has all the nominal guarantees of the freedom...

Moldavia: sequestration of personal computers of 12 young people for posting critical comments online

On June 4th, 2008, the Râşcani District Court from the Moldavian capital of Kishinev has ordered the sequestration of personal computers of about 12 young people who expressed critical opinions...

Egypt: Great Firewall of China Coming Soon

Egyptian bloggers have one hand on their keyboard and another on their hearts. Following a recent crackdown on bloggers and online activists following the April 6 unrest, some are now...

Blog for a Cause! guide is now available in Arabic

Blog for a Cause!, the Global Voices Guide of Blog Advocacy, is now available in Arabic thanks to this translation by the Egyptian journalist and blogger Amr Magdi. The guide...

Egypt: Blogger Kareem El Beheiry released

Egyptian blogger Kareem El Beheiry has been released yesterday from prison. Kareem was arrested by Egyptian police in connection with the April 6th strike in support of the textile workers...

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