US Trade Represenative Seeks Information on Chinese Censorship

This week U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk announced a formal U.S. government attempt to obtain more information about China’s Internet censorship regime on behalf of U.S. companies.  Invoking paragraph 4 of Article III of the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS), Ambassador Kirk requested that China answer detailed information regarding how and why China […]

Herdict Now Able to Test Copwatch Site

Herdict is now able to test the cop-watching site Copwatch Nord Paris I-D-F mentioned in our previous post. Users who want to test the site should use this link to access our reporter tool: We especially encourage users in France to report on Copwatch Nord Paris I-D-F’s accessibility. Happy reporting! -The Herdict Team

French Court Orders ISPs to Block ‘Copwatch’ Site

On October 14th, a French court ordered local ISPs to block the police monitoring site, Copwatch Nord Paris I-D-F.  According to the New York Times, the site states its purpose as “monitor[ing] those who repress us,” and it shows videos of cops arresting suspects, taunting protesters, and committing violence against ethic minorities. The site had […]

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