Citizen Lab's latest news and announcements.

Free The Web — NOW Magazine

Freeing the Web WHO Ron Deibert WHAT Citizen Lab, Internet infantry fighting Web censorship in totalitarian nations WHY “To document Internet censorship.” INSPIRATION Human rights. And Psiphon – a guide we’ve developed to bypassing Web censorship. “It’s easy to use, secure and hard for governments to block. Since last year, it’s been downloaded more than… Read more »

Prof Deibert interview on CBC The Current

Prof Deibert was a guest on CBC’s The Current on Friday. The show begins with a focus on the Yahoo case involving Wang Xiaoning and Shi Taoi who are currently serving 10 year sentences for subversion based on records Yahoo turned over to Chinese authorities. You can listen to the interview HERE

Everyone's Guide to By-Passing Internet Censorship for Citizens Worldwide

I am pleased to announce that we have finished the Citizen Lab’s latest output, Everyone’s Guide to By-Passing Internet Censorship for Citizens Worldwide. This guide, which is intended for the non-technical user, provides tips and strategies on how to by-pass content filters worldwide. It is now in English but we are busy making translations into… Read more »

psiphon user guide

The psiphon user guide is now available for download. Thanks to the Citizen Lab team (Jane, Mike, Anton, Eugene, and Nart) for all of the hard work. Stay tuned for translated and localized versions, coming soon.

psiphon to be released December 1st 2006

psiphon is a human rights software project developed by the Citizen Lab that allows citizens in uncensored countries to provide unfettered access to the Net through their home computers to friends and family members who live behind firewalls of states that censor. Read about and download it HERE

ONI Release Vietnam Report

In a recently issued report, ONI finds an increase in Internet censorship in Vietnam. Drawing from technical, legal, and political sources, ONI’s research finds that the Socialist Republic of Vietnam is focusing its filtering on sites considered threatening to its one-party system. Furthermore, the technical sophistication, breadth, and effectiveness of Vietnam’s filtering are increasing with… Read more »

A Censored Network: Iran

Richard Rogers’ foundation has been doing cutting edge research on online networks for years, producing visually rich outputs that show connections among major nodes, typically using their issue crawler tool. We at the OpenNet Initaitive have entered into a collaboration with Rogers and his team at to produce a series of issue-crawler maps… Read more »