Posts Tagged ‘Citizen Lab’

UAE BlackBerry Ban Highlights State Threat to Broadband Freedom

Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, Cybersecurity, Mobile Broadband, Wireless August 4th, 2010

LONDON, August 4, 2010 – The plan announced this week by the United Arab Emirates to ban use of BlackBerry Messenger, e-mail and web browsing services by Oct. 11 unless the company allows it to access the encrypted messages on demand has drawn universal condemnation from freedom and privacy groups, but more a muted governmental response.

U.S. Technology Could Thwart Chinese Internet Censorship

Net Neutrality June 20th, 2008

June 18 – Technologies exist that allow Chinese internet users to evade government censorship, but their deployment is being thwarted by American companies based in China, panelists said Wednesday at a hearing of the United States-China Economic and Security Review Commission.

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