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Burma Unblocks Some Sites, Journalists Still Detained

  In an unexpected move last week, Burma (Myanmar), unblocked several major websites including BBC, YouTube, Voice of America, and the Democratic Voice of Burma. This comes as a surprise from the Burmese government, which is historically well known for strict online censorship and arresting critics of its regime. While this is certainly a step […]

Online Censorship Goes Offline

Many governments approach internet control via technical means such as filtration and blocking. However, as recent events in Morocco and Mexico have shown, controlling access to online content can be done using offline tactics as well. This past week, Morocco arrested three online activists known to be critical of the Moroccan government. While Morocco is […]