Posts tagged “Censorship”

Rumsfeld orders .mil Web lockdown (SecurityFocus)

U.S. defense secretary Donald Rumsfeld this week directed the armed service to strip military Web sites of information that could benefit adversaries, citing a terrorist training manual and a year-long review of the Department of Defense’s 700-gigabyte Web presence. More “secrecy” than “censorship,” but you get the idea. From SecurityFocus

Beijing blocks bloggers

Beijing blocks bloggers, CNET, 1/15/2003, Reuters, CNET, January 15, 2003, 6:25 AM PT Source: CNet China has blocked a site used by hundreds of thousands people worldwide to post Web logs, according to bloggers and the site’s developer.

MPs Protest Judiciary's Move to Ban Internet Sites (RadioFarda)

MPs Protest Judiciary’s Move to Ban Internet Sites * Reformist MPs signed a petition today protesting judiciary chief Ayatollah Mahmud Shahroudi’s new campaign against the Internet sites he termed “unauthorized.” The MPs said there are no laws in Iran against publishing news and information on the Internet. The MPs said Shahuroudi’s move last week to… Read more »

China blocks bloggers

Blogistan, 2000[GMT] 10 January, 2003. “Bloggers” from all over China are reporting that they are unable to access their on-line journals or “blogs”.