After Google and Amazon Drop Anti-Censorship Support, Wickr Steps In
On Thursday, Wickr announced that paying, and soon free, users will be able to route their Wickr traffic through a network used to circumvent internet censorship, which could be useful for users in Iran, Russia, or perhaps China.
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Federal Judge Tells Trump to Just Mute People on Twitter
A Manhattan federal judge is encouraging a settlement to a First Amendment lawsuit over President Trump's Twitter behavior.
Canada’s Telecoms and National Media Want the Government to Block Piracy Websites
Digital rights groups worry that website blocking could cover more than illegal piracy.
A Bug Is Making It Easy to Reply to Accounts That Have Blocked You on Twitter
You don't need to use a third-party app for it to work.
Blocked by Trump on Twitter? You may have a strong case
A federal judge recently decided that blocking constituents violates their right to free speech.
The Canadian Government Has Funded a Notorious Censorship Company for a Decade
Netsweeper may be building a 'Great Firewall' in Bahrain.
Is Twitter Censoring a Blockbuster Report on US Drone Assassinations?
Experts say related tweets aren't showing up in users' timelines, but the company isn't saying anything.
Internet Providers Would Be Forced to Block Filesharing Sites Under TPP
Final text of the trade deal says ISPs may block filesharing sites, experts say.
Composing Kurosawa: an Exploration of Movement in the Movies of a Master
Film essayist Tony Zhou launches his exploration into cinematic kinematics, 'Akira Kurosawa - Composing Movement.'
Kurosawa's Geometry Comes Alive in This Short Cinematic Essay
Film essayist Tony Zhou breaks down the killer choreography of Akira Kurosawa's 'The Bad Sleep Well.'
The 'Black Mirror' Technology that Will Soon Be Real (Part 2)
This week, we take a look at the real-life research that's being done today to make the scenarios we see in the second half of Black Mirror a reality.
This Is How China Kills a Website
Blocking a single website across the entire mainland of China is not as simple as flipping a switch.