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Sunday, April 01, 2007

Host Not Found

Via - The Guardian- For human rights campaigners it is time to move beyond the sphere of protest and lobbying into an active engagement with information technologies, putting anti-censorship tools into the hands of those who need them, providing services and support to dissidents rather than campaigning for their release after they have been imprisoned. Preservation of the global public sphere, individual civil liberties at home and the safety of dissidents in totalitarian regimes are now inextricably linked. It's not an easy knot to untangle, but we must try. (read more here)


Blogger samsoum said...

Thanks for the link. "Host not found" invisible censorship technique is known to everyone, but the Uzbekistani's choice to use DNS hijacking to divert users from banned sites to "modified mirrors", containing misinformation or propaganda is really revolting!!

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