Posts Tagged ‘ censorship ’

Twitter’s censorship is a grey box of shame, but not for Twitter

January 29, 2012
Paul Smalera
Twitter’s censorship is a grey box of shame, but not for Twitter

Twitter’s announcement this week that it was going to enable country-specific censorship of posts is arousing fury around the Internet. Commentators, activists, protesters and netizens have said it’s “very bad news” and claim to be “#outraged”.
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Becoming Bangladesh: sleeping with a mosquito

January 31, 2011
Frank Domenico Cipriani
Becoming Bangladesh: sleeping with a mosquito

I have to admit it. Since I started writing for bdnews24.com, I have gauged the reach my articles have enjoyed by the number of facebook shares that appear next to the headline. I also count the number of responses generated. On the basis of these two statistics, I decide what to write about next.
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Losing the plot with Meherjaan

January 30, 2011
Asif Saleh
Losing the plot with Meherjaan

There are times when in the middle of posturing and profiling, we lose sight of the big picture. Arguing for a ban on the movie Meherjaan is one such moment.   Those who were asking for a ban, or who are happy that its distributors have pulled down the curtain on the film, forget that...
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