â€œIn the dot-com heyday of the â€™90s and early 2000sâ€¦there was a myth that the Internet canâ€™t be controlled,â€ says Ronald Deibert, a researcher at the University of Torontoâ€™s Citizen Lab. â€œThere was some mysterious, magical property associated with it that will route around censorship.â€ The most exhaustive study yet of Internet censorshipâ€”Access Denied: The… Read more »
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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 »
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