Freeing the Web WHO Ron Deibert WHAT Citizen Lab, Internet infantry fighting Web censorship in totalitarian nations WHY â€œTo document Internet censorship.â€ INSPIRATION Human rights. And Psiphon â€“ a guide weâ€™ve developed to bypassing Web censorship. â€œItâ€™s easy to use, secure and hard for governments to block. Since last year, itâ€™s been downloaded more than… Read more »
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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 »
JOB POSTING-Citizen Lab, Munk Centre for International Studies, University of Toronto POSITION SUMMARY As a key member of the Citizen Lab Development team, the Junior Software Developer will be involved with the design, coding and testing of tools that are part of the OpenNet Initiative. Our filtering enumeration software is used by the Citizen Lab… Read more »
Protect the Net – Toronto is a major event organized by The Citizen Lab. It is the first stop in a worldwide campaign. The event will feature presentations on Internet censorship, surveillance and infowar, as well as the worldwide public release of the psiphon censorship cirumvention software. From Protect the Net
In a recently issued report, ONI finds an increase in Internet censorship in Vietnam. Drawing from technical, legal, and political sources, ONIâ€™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 Vietnamâ€™s filtering are increasing with… Read more »
Richard Rogers’ Govcom.org 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 Govcom.org to produce a series of issue-crawler maps… Read more »