Turkey's largest city Istanbul has again seen riot police clash with protestors. This month the protesters have been demonstrating against government legislation that's going through parliament to tighten state control over the Internet. Turkey has some of the tightest controls … [Read more...] about Turkey Internet activists warn the government ‘cannot stop us’
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"That video is all over the place. Where did it originate from?" "I guess someone first shared the link in Goder." "How about the Ferfers? They have a niche in finding stuff like that!" "I guess this time they were not fast enough!" This conversation does not take place in one of … [Read more...] about The land of Goder and Ferfer, blogging with a Persian accent
"You are not welcome among us. You have no sovereignty where we gather." In 1996, John Perry Barlow, the apostle of the Independence of Cyberspace, famously disinvited governments from dealing with the business of the Internet. Now that cyberspace has developed from a hangout … [Read more...] about The dinosaurs’ last hurrah?
Early Friday morning in Europe, WikiLeaks' domain name system (DNS) provider based in the United States, EveryDNS.net, pulled the virtual plug on the controversial site Wikileaks.org, meaning that it is no longer reachable at that Web address. Several hours later, WikiLeaks … [Read more...] about WikiLeaks finds online refuge in Europe
Governments and companies on Saturday scrambled to respond to a global cyberattack that hit computers in nearly 100 countries. Extortionists on Friday used malicious software to exploit a vulnerability in Windows operating systems to infect thousands of computers with a … [Read more...] about Spread of global cyberattack curbed – for now