Monthly Archives: April 2006

links for 2006-04-25

Ways to elude state-sanctioned Internet censorship shown – INQ7.net Nice review of Nart and my talk. danah’s been looking for an “-ist” to call herself – guess I’m now a hacktivist (tags: mine globalvoices) International News Article | Reuters.com Useful … Continue reading

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Oil, power, headlines and curses

If only they sold the Sunday New York Times in the Manila airport. It really would have made the 20 hours of flights home go faster. (For those of you keeping score, an update: the Pacific? Still really big.) There … Continue reading

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links for 2006-04-23

Angelina Jolie buying own country If only this were a joke… TOTH to Meskel Square for the link (tags: ethiopia humor africa)

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Our talk in Manila

Our talk, at the Free Expression in Asian Cyberspace conference in Manila, yesterday seemed to go very well. It’s not easy to keep the attention of a room for five and a half hours while talking about highly technical topics, … Continue reading

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links for 2006-04-21

The Chinese Detention Weight Loss Plan Feng 37’s photo of Hu Jia after a month in detention… and thoughts on political dissidence and weight loss… (tags: china haowu humanrights humor)

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Hao Wu, in the Washington Post and at the FEAC conference

Rebecca’s got a great editorial today in the Washington Post about Hao Wu and the uneasy state of human rights in China. Building on Hao Wu’s detention and Nina’s experience advocating for her brother’s release, she talks about the fragility … Continue reading

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links for 2006-04-20

Article 19: Global Campaign for Free Expression Amazing resource on laws and regulations threatning to restrict speech online and offline (tags: censorship media press globalvoices)

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Technical approaches to censorship in Asia

Isaac Mao leads off the morning’s session, comparing Internet filtering strategies throughout Asia. He refers to the situation in China as “the great firewall versus the great tunnel”. In past talks on net filtering, I’ve heard Isaac refer to the … Continue reading

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Manolo on the rise of Filipino bloggers

Manolo Quezon III, a Filipino journalist and blogger, gives us an overview of blogger’s role in the Gloria Arroyo vote-buying scandal in a talk called “Tag-Teaming Against the President”. He begins with an overview of the “Hello Garci” scandal, showing … Continue reading

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Building a backdoor to your WordPress blog

So check this out: http://ice.citizenlab.org/ethanz/ Nart Villeneuve and I are preparing for a talk on Friday in Manila on freedom of expression in Asian cyberspace – it includes the talks he and I often give on secure publishing, secure email, … Continue reading

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