Mariamz

Posts Tagged ‘open web

Authoritarian governments are increasingly aiming to control images and control information getting out of their countries. One of the strategies they use are cyber assaults and this is when they focus on attacking activists online… Women face a specific threat online and off-line because certainly a lot of the cyber-attacks try to defame them and dishonour them, accusing them of being prostitutes or other culturally relevant threats.¬†

 Courtney Radsch via Kate Russell

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Today I’m going silent over social media in support of the SOPA blackout. My only activity will be adding links here on why proposed SOPA and PIPA legislation in the US is bad news for the open web. (Which should be trapped behind my WordPress blackout setting anyway – under Settings in your WordPress.com dashboard). See you on the other side.


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