Access Denied. The Practice and Policy of Global Internet by Ronald Deibert,John Palfrey,Rafal Rohozinski, et al.MIT

By Ronald Deibert,John Palfrey,Rafal Rohozinski, et al.MIT Press|MIT Press||Adult NonfictionPoliticsLanguage(s): EnglishOn sale date: 05.06.2012Street date: 05.06.2012

A research of web blockading and filtering world wide: analyses by way of best researchers and survey effects that record filtering practices in dozens of nations.

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Hope Steele expertly edited each of the country profiles and regional overviews for this book with great care, grace, and patience. Ha Nguyen designed the country profiles and regional overviews, performing multiple miracles on short notice with true poise and artistic skill. A number of people participated in the writing, editing, research, and testing anonymously. We undoubtedly have not included others who deserve our thanks. The Berkman Center’s work on this project drew upon many within the Berkman Center’s community for whom the OpenNet Initiative is not their sole obsession.

The emerging trend points to more filtering in more places, using more sophisticated techniques over time. This trend runs parallel to the trajectory of more people in more places using the Internet for more important functions in their lives. We find that filtering implementations, and their respective scopes and levels of effectiveness, vary widely among the states that filter. China institutes by far the most extensive filtering regime in the world, with blocking occurring at multiple levels of the network and spanning a wide range of topics.

Edu/palfrey/2005/11/14/on-being-filtered-in-tunisia-or-what-wsis-shouldreally-focus-on/. 2. Lawrence Lessig, Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace (New York: Basic Books, 1999), 53–54. 1 Measuring Global Internet Filtering Robert Faris and Nart Villeneuve The Scope and Depth of Global Internet Filtering In this chapter, we set out to provide an overview of the data regarding Internet filtering that the OpenNet Initiative1 has gathered over the past year. Empirical testing for Internet blocking was carried out in forty countries in 2006.

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