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· March, 2010

Stories about Freedom of Speech from March, 2010

27 March 2010

Russia: Two Video Scandals

RuNet Echo

In Russia this week it has been hard to miss the two scandals that, at first, appear to have only one thing in common: both are centered around amateur videos...

25 March 2010

China: Characters in leaders’ names made sensitive search terms on Google

France: What would you do in The Game of Death?

A controversial French documentary sparked worldwide scandal on March 17 by televising a fake game show in which contestants were willingly led to torture others. Bloggers in France discuss the...

Russia: “Drugs and Hookers Scandal”

23 March 2010

Is Russia an Enemy of Internet?

RuNet Echo

The degree of freedom on the Russian Internet is an issue for debates. Some put Russia on the same list of "Internet enemies" with China and Iran. Others strongly oppose...

China: Google.cn migrated to Hong Kong

Finally Google has decided to leave China. Soon after the announcement, Google stopped censoring the search result of google.cn by redirecting the site to google.com.hk. In Google's official blog, David...

China: Singing farewell to Google

Google has formally closed its mainland Chinese search engine and rival Baidu will not need long to pick up the slack; nonetheless, former users of Google.cn search braved the cold...

Venezuela: Concerns About Controls on the Internet

Debate is heating up in Venezuela after decrees and statements from President Hugo Chávez, who questioned how the Internet is being used in the country. Many are interpreting these statements...

22 March 2010

Iran: New wave of blogger arrests

Another wave of blogger arrests has been reported in Iran but the details are murky. The leader of an anti-censorship group named Iran Proxy, and the founder of blog hosting...

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