Tuesday, March 25, 2008

BBC NEWS | Technology | How the open net closed its doors

Looks like a timely book

A new book details the extent to which countries across the globe are increasingly censoring online information they find strategically, politically or culturally threatening.

Access Denied: The Practice and Policy of Global Internet Filtering challenges the long-standing assumption that the internet is an unfettered space where citizens from around the world can freely communicate and mobilise. In fact, the book makes it clear that the scope, scale and sophistication of net censorship are growing.

BBC NEWS | Technology | How the open net closed its doors

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