FOXNews has an item about China’s regulatory and technical means employed to censor the Internet and stifle democratic dissent. Our soon to be released (as in tomorrow in Washington DC) ONI report on China’s Internet Filtering regime gets a brief mention.
Look for the report to be posted here tomorrow.
We at the OpenNet Initiative have just released a new report on Internet content filtering in Saudi Arabia. Probably the most interesting result is the identification of commercial filtering software through “fingerprint” errors.
Weekly Standard has a nice little article on our most recent bulletins on China. It looks like we’re helping to put a bit of pressure on Google to live up to their own highly publicized ethical standards. They just released this in response to our colleagues at DIT discovering that Google news searches in China are filtered.
Our OpenNet Initiative project released a new bulletin today on China’s filtering of Google’s cache, how this affects using it as an ad hoc form of circumvention, and some other details related to backbone filtering on search engines.
The Wall Street Journal did a piece profiling (reg req’d) this and our previous Bulletin, as well as some research that colleagues of ours at Berkeley did on SMS messenging filters in China.
And now the Bulletin has been Slashdotted…..
We (the OpenNet Initiative, that is) did some probing of Chinese search engines from behind the Great Firewall and found some interesting stuff. Look HERE for the full bulletin.
Internet Content Filtering in India: Variations in Compliance and Accuracy
We have just released this bulletin on some recent Internet content filtering patterns in India. The collateral blocking of a terrorist website is definitely weird, but story here is the compliance issue.