Tag "internet censorship"

Venezuelanalysis: Official Statement on Facebook’s Removal of Our Page

On Thursday morning our Facebook page was arbitrarily “unpublished” by Facebook with no warning or explanation, apart from a standard message informing us that we had allegedly violated the company’s terms and conditions. The timing of such a move is concerning for several reasons. Firstly, there is the international context, in which Facebook appears to be targeting independent or leftwing sites in the wake of Russiagate. However, in terms of

About the Alex Jones & Infowars ban by US corporate giants

Let me immediately begin that I have really no use for Alex Jones or for Inforwars.  I do recognize the very important and positive role they played in the 9/11 Truth movement, but the rest of their agenda and ideology is really not my cup of tea, to put it very mildly.  Their constant hysteria about Islam and China is particularly stupid and, worse, misleading (Israel, for some reason, totally

South Front Youtube account was deleted

Hello Our channel was illegal deleted by Youtube. Our new channel is https://www.youtube.com/user/crimeanfront Help disseminate our uppeal, please: WARNING: SOUTH FRONT YOUTUBE CHANNEL WAS DELETED YouTube has deleted South Front channel youtube.com/c/southfronttoday. The official reason is for copyright violating in the our old video “Stand with Ukraine” (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pFR7IhlDhqo) because of the claim of Nordic Films LTD. This company makes video propaganda for NATO. BUT FEW MONTH AGO YOUTUBE ALREADY DELETED “Stand with

YouTube deactivates Press TV’s account under orders of the ADL

Press TV reports:A political commentator says YouTube deactivation of Press TV’s official page under pressure from the Israeli-American Anti-Defamation League (ADL) shows the video-sharing site is afraid of people’s awareness. “Press TV has become essentially the CNN of activists and persons who do not want to be fed a steady diet of execrable hasbara of CIA lies and half truths,” Randy Short, member of the Black Autonomy Network Community Organization,

Russia is considering shutting down YouTube

According to the very official Rossiiskaia Gazeta quoting the Russian Minister of Communications the Kremlin is seriously considering shutting down YouTube.  They could do that under a new law called “On the defense of children against information which can damage their health or development”.  Furthermore, the Russian agency in charge of communications has already demanded that Internet service providers block the streaming of “Innocence of Muslims” on the grounds that

Uncle Sam shuts down Megaupload – ‘Anonymous’ retaliates

Slashdot reports: “Federal prosecutors in Virginia have shut down notorious file-sharing site Megaupload.com and charged the service’s founder with violating piracy laws. The Associated Press broke the story on Thursday, reporting that the indictment accuses Megaupload.com’s owner with costing copyright holders including record labels and movie studios more than $500 million in lost revenue.”*  “Shortly after a federal raid today brought down the file sharing service Megaupload, hackers aligned with

How Zionists try to manipulate the Internet

Haaretz reports: Israel’s Internet intifada Online political activism has hitched its battlewagon to the stars of social networking, leading to warfare over Israel’s legitimacy on sites like Facebook and MySpace. By Benjamin L. Hartman The struggle for the Holy Land may be the world’s most ancient conflict. But in one respect, at least, the weapons and the battleground could not be more cutting-edge. This is the realm of the “virtual

Internet censorship in full swing in the USA (again)

First we had “Evil Joe” Lieberman with his “Internet kill switch” and now they are at it again, this time with a “Protect IP Act“.  The thugs in Congress are always up to no good, usually some crafty way of making the rich richer, the poor poorer, to further reduce any civil liberty left and, last but not least, to do whatever the hell the Israel lobby demands from them. 

Copyright or Censorship?

It is my contention that spurious accusations of copyright infringement can be used to suppress videos that are not liked, in certain circles, and that YouTube’s reporting procedure favours the accuser over the accused, who is not even given the minimum amount of information necessary to be able to challenge any claim, let alone a false one. Anthony Lawson

Predictably, YouTube censors Alan Lawson’s video on the ‘Holocaust’, hate speech and ‘stupid’ Germans

Dear Sirs, Re:  Spurious Copyright Claim YouTube Account:  http://www.youtube.com/user/alawson911 I have just received the following notice: We have disabled the following material as a result of a third-party notification from James Allan Khan claiming that this material is infringing: Holocaust, Hate Speech & Were the Germans so Stupid? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0gycNMf0xAc I think that this is a spurious action; an attempt to infringe my right to freedom of speech and expression under

U.S. Government Seizes 82 Websites: A Glimpse at the Draconian Future of Copyright Enforcement?

A Legal Analysis by Corynne McSherry for the Electronic Freedom Foundation Over the past few days, the U.S. Justice Department, the Department of Homeland Security and nine U.S. Attorneys’ Offices seized 82 domain names of websites they claim were engaged in the sale and distribution of counterfeit goods and illegal copyrighted works. Setting aside the due process concerns inherent in seizing any website without notice or appropriate recourse for the

How Lieberman Got Amazon To Drop Wikileaks

by Rachel Slajda for Business Insider Early this week, after hacker attacks on its site, Wikileaks moved its operation, including all those diplomatic cables, to the greener pastures of Amazon.com’s cloud servers. But today, it was down again and mid-afternoon we found out the reason: Amazon had axed Wikileaks from its servers. The announcement came from Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT), the chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee. Lieberman said

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