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==About==
 
[[category:wars on]]As the [[internet]] has entered the general public awareness and people have begun to depend upon it as a means of communication, and to depend less upon the [[mainstream media|traditional news sources]], [[powermonger]]s have slowly come to realize the tremendous threat potential it has for them. No longer can they succeed in suppressing stories by top-down control of the media; on the internet, any individual can ultimately spread the word to as many people as necessary.
 
[[category:wars on]]As the [[internet]] has entered the general public awareness and people have begun to depend upon it as a means of communication, and to depend less upon the [[mainstream media|traditional news sources]], [[powermonger]]s have slowly come to realize the tremendous threat potential it has for them. No longer can they succeed in suppressing stories by top-down control of the media; on the internet, any individual can ultimately spread the word to as many people as necessary.
 
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===Projects===
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* [http://peacefire.org/ PeaceFire] is a dual-purposed site:
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** shows how site-blocking software "for the protection of children" is subject to abuse as a device for censorship
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** provides practical tips for circumventing such software
 
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Revision as of 17:26, 27 December 2009

About

As the internet has entered the general public awareness and people have begun to depend upon it as a means of communication, and to depend less upon the traditional news sources, powermongers have slowly come to realize the tremendous threat potential it has for them. No longer can they succeed in suppressing stories by top-down control of the media; on the internet, any individual can ultimately spread the word to as many people as necessary.

Links

Projects

  • PeaceFire is a dual-purposed site:
    • shows how site-blocking software "for the protection of children" is subject to abuse as a device for censorship
    • provides practical tips for circumventing such software

Filed Links

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