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Netizen Report: UK Companies Vow to Censor ‘Terrorist’ Websites

This week, the UK and France set tough measures to censor extremist websites, India steps up porn blocking efforts, and WhatsApp gets hip to encryption.

Connecting Istanbul and London to Crowdsource the Web We Want Festival

On Sept. 5, the Web We Want campaign will organize a "Think-In" global brainstorming session to plan for the upcoming Southbank festival -- anyone, anywhere can get involved.

Leaked Data Suggests Bahrain's Government Hacked Its Own Fact-Finding Commission

The government's crackdown against a popular uprising spurred the creation of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Investigation -- new data suggests that the government is spying on the Commission.

365 Days of Snowden: This June 5, Say No to Surveillance

It has been nearly one year since the first Snowden leaks. This June 5, activists will be launching campaigns, lobbying legislators and holding live events to speak out against mass...

International Privacy Day: Anti-Surveillance Success Stories

January 28 marked International Privacy Day. Different countries celebrated this day calling attention to their own events and campaigns. This year, EFF is honoring the day by sharing some advocacy...

Assange Asylum Granted After Threats from UK Authorities

This morning, Thursday 16 August, 2012, in a press conference streamed from the website of the Ecuadorian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Minister Ricardo Patino declared that the country would grant...

London Olympic Official Website Files its ICP Record in China

A number of Chinese netizens noticed that the London 2012 Olympic Official Website: london 2012.com has filed its Internet Content Provider (ICP) record in China. At the bottom of the...

Big Brother Awards Requite Privacy Invaders

The Big Brother Awards created by the organisation Privacy International in the United Kingdom to shame privacy invaders are now held in many countries across Europe and around the world....

United Kingdom: Moves to police social media

Following the riots and looting in London and other parts of England last week, UK Prime Minister David Cameron  made a strong statement indicating his government is looking into the...

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