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Internet Censorship: What do Amazon and Wikipedia have in common?

Your first answer might be “nothing at all”, but that is not entirely true. Both Amazon and wikipedia.org host an image of the album cover of the Virgin Killer album by The Scorpions. The image has been on Amazon.com for at least 10 months and on wikipedia.org since april 2007,  but somehow it’s become big news [...]

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IOC statement about censoring

The IOC has released a statement about the censorship at the Beijing Olympics. The last line sums it all up: The IOC would like to stress that no deal with the Chinese authorities to censor the internet has ever in any way been entered into. Whether or not you believe this, the first reports from media in [...]

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