Access Controlled. The Shaping of Power, Rights, and Rule in by Ronald Deibert,John Palfrey,Rafal Rohozinski, et al.MIT

By Ronald Deibert,John Palfrey,Rafal Rohozinski, et al.MIT Press|MIT Press||Adult NonfictionComputer TechnologyLanguage(s): EnglishOn sale date: 18.01.2013Street date: 28.02.2014

Reports on a brand new iteration of net controls that identify a brand new normative terrain within which surveillance and censorship are regimen.

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Imagine if the books removed included historical research on disputed facts, secular depictions of religious images, and irreverent accounts of the conduct or policies of political leaders. Couldn’t happen in a democracy? Guess again. Under the guise of protecting citizens from “smut” and “offensiveness,” Internet filtering programs routinely block access to thousands of World Wide Web search results, home pages, chat rooms, newsgroups, and other Internet options—in democratic countries as well as in authoritarian states.

Let us make sure that this unique source of unguided information does not dry out. ru, who was shot dead on August 31, 2008, while in police custody. ru Web site has been a torchbearer of what a free Internet stands for: access to a plurality of information and opinion. I am grateful for the partnership with the ONI, as well as for the timely publication of this book, which would not have been possible without the generous contribution of the government of Ireland, for which I also express my gratitude.

Internet—Censorship. I. Deibert, Ronald. II. OpenNet Initiative. 8—dc22 2009049632 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Contents Preface ix Acknowledgments xi Author Biographies xiii Foreword by Miklos Haraszti xv Part I: Access Controlled: Theory and Analysis 1 1 Beyond Denial: Introducing Next-Generation Information Access Controls 3 Ronald Deibert and Rafal Rohozinski 2 Control and Subversion in Russian Cyberspace 15 Ronald Deibert and Rafal Rohozinski 3 The EU Data Retention Directive in an Era of Internet Surveillance 35 Hal Roberts and John Palfrey 4 Barriers to Cooperation: An Analysis of the Origins of International Efforts to Protect Children Online 55 Nart Villeneuve 5 Intermediary Censorship 71 Ethan Zuckerman 6 Protecting Privacy and Expression Online: Can the Global Network Initiative Embrace the Character of the Net?

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