Tag Archives: censorship

Are you practicing censorship? Yes. Just ask Caesar.

Interesting debate going on at one of our websites about how to handle advertising coming in from Google adsense with themes that are presented in misleading, stupid, sensational ways.     Often these ads are political and tend to be … Continue reading

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China shuts access to Twitter, Flickr, Bing, Live, Hotmail, Blogger via the “Great Firewall” filters

China is closing down access to various internet services as they approach they anniversary of the Tiananmen Square democracy protests in 1989.   The early report from TechCrunch  says that Twitter, Flickr, Bing, Live, Hotmail, Blogger have all been made hard … Continue reading

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Censorship should not be in the eye of the beholder

I just stumbled on this provocative statement at a website: We invoke the spirit of free and radical inquiry with the least amount of censorship, whilst preserving high standards in quality control. Somehow it struck me as oxymoronic.     … Continue reading

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China redirects searches to Baidu? OR NOT!

TechCrunch is reporting today that China is redirecting internet searches from Google, Yahoo, and MSN and I assume all other engines – to Chinese search engine Baidu.   However I can’t find anything but little anecdotal posts to support this.   Looks to me like some videos … Continue reading

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