This is a guest post by Herdict Netherlands Country Leader Stefan Kulk. It was previously published here. Google set up a dedicated website showing the number of requests it received from government entities for the removal of content or the disclosure of user data. This data reflects the number of requests that were made from […]
Introducing our Country Leaders
Last month, we announced the creation of our Country Leaders program to help spread the word on Herdict around the world. Today, we’re pleased to welcome our very first Country Leaders: Yury Anikeev (Russia) Renata Avila Pinto (Guatemala) Faisal Chohan (Pakistan) Rafik Dammak (Tunisia) Sonya Dunne (USA) Bektour Iskender (Kyrgyzstan) Stefan Kulk (the Netherlands) Anas […]
Has Kyrgyzstan turned off its filtering?
In 2007, the OpenNet Initiative (ONI) reported that the Kyrgyzstan (Kyrgyz Republic) was filtering-free, however, during the 2005 election period, the ONI found that certain sites were being deliberately tampered with, by means of DDoS attacks and other technical failures. More recently, several media sites, including the Turkish Weekly, reported that popular news site Ferghana.ru […]