Posts tagged “Censorship”

Recipes for bioterror: censoring science (New Scientist)

The US has already introduced a barrage of legislation, such as the USA Patriot Act, to restrict access to dangerous pathogens and determine who is allowed to work with them. There are also moves to limit access to unclassified but sensitive information. But what constitutes “sensitive” is the greyest of areas. From the New Scientist

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”.