By John Palfrey, Rafal Rohozinski, Jonathan Zittrain, Ronald J. Deibert

Many nations worldwide block or clear out net content material, denying entry to information--often approximately politics, but additionally when it comes to sexuality, tradition, or religion--that they deem too delicate for usual voters. entry Denied records and analyzes web filtering practices in over 3 dozen nations, supplying the 1st carefully carried out learn of this accelerating trend.

Internet filtering happens in a minimum of 40 states around the globe together with many nations in Asia and the center East and North Africa. similar net content material keep watch over mechanisms also are in position in Canada, the U.S. and a cluster of nations in Europe. Drawing on a just-completed survey of worldwide net filtering undertaken through the OpenNet Initiative (a collaboration of the Berkman heart for net and Society at Harvard legislations institution, the Citizen Lab on the collage of Toronto, the Oxford web Institute at Oxford college, and the collage of Cambridge) and hoping on paintings via neighborhood specialists and an intensive community of researchers, entry Denied examines the political, criminal, social, and cultural contexts of net filtering in those states from various views. Chapters speak about the mechanisms and politics of net filtering, the strengths and barriers of the know-how that powers it, the relevance of overseas legislation, moral issues for companies that provide states with the instruments for blockading and filtering, and the consequences of web filtering for activist groups that more and more depend upon web applied sciences for speaking their missions.

Reports on net content material rules in 40 diversified international locations stick with, with every one state profile outlining the kinds of content material blocked by way of type and documenting key findings.

* bankruptcy 1: Measuring worldwide web Filtering

* bankruptcy 2: web Filtering: The Politics and Mechanisms of Control

* bankruptcy three: instruments and know-how of web Filtering

* bankruptcy four: Filtering and the foreign method: a question of Commitment

* bankruptcy five: Reluctant Gatekeepers: company Ethics on a Filtered Internet

* bankruptcy 6: sturdy for Liberty, undesirable for protection? worldwide Civil Society and the Securitization of the net

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Vietnam has taken a similar approach, assigning a number of different relevant ministries and agencies a piece of the responsibility to limit what can be done and accessed online. Much of the legal regulation that empowers state agencies to carry out filtering and surveillance tends to be very broadly and vaguely stated, where it is stated at all. A theme that runs through this book is that Internet regulation takes many forms—not just technical, not just legal—and that regulation takes place not just in developing economies but in some of the world’s most prosperous regimes as well.

China uses IP blocking to obstruct access to at least three hundred IP addresses. This blocking is done at the international gateway level affecting all users of the network regardless of ISP. 9 The ISP ETC-MC in Ethiopia uses IP blocking to block, among other sites, Google’s Blogspot blogging service. This results in all Blogspot blogs being blocked in Ethiopia. Pakistan implements IP blocking at the international gateway level. In addition to blocking the IP for Blogspot, they also block Yahoo’s hosting service, which results in major overblocking.

The Internet filtering tests carried out in Russia in 2006 were limited to ISPs accessible in Moscow. These results therefore do not necessarily reflect the situation in other areas of the country. 5. org/). 6. The strategies for addressing alleged intellectual property rights violations can vary significantly from standard Internet filtering. Rather than blocking Web sites that continue to be available from other locations, efforts generally focus on taking down the content from the Web sites that have posted the material and on removing the sites from the results of search engines.

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