“Peterporn” Sex Tape Scandal leads to talk of more Indonesian Internet censorship

After the leak of a celebrity sex tape, Indonesia is ablaze with new talks of Internet censorship and filtration of online pornography. The main alleged tape, nicknamed “Peterporn”, featured the lead artist of the pop bad Peterpan, Ariel, and his girlfriend, Luna Maya. To make matters worse though, it seems another sex tape, this time […]

Possible blocking of WordPress blogs in Iran

In a recent blog post from webblognews.ir, and Iranian blog, there has been a report of filtration in Iran blocking all of WordPress yesterday, Sunday the 13th. The blog expected the blockage to be a mistake and was expecting a statement as to the error or a resolution of the blocking, but, alas, no new […]

Turkish President Tweets his disdain for Recent Filtration

In tweet from Turkish President Abdullah Gül on June 4th, he made a direct response to the censorship actions that the Turkish government took to block access to www.youtube.com. In translation, it reads “About Turkey’s YouTube prohibition: I don’t approve of the state’s blocking of Google categories. Legal channels can be found.” After slowdowns and loss […]

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