Archive for the 'Censorship' Category

What Is Freenet Classic OpenNet?

I’ve talked about Freenet here occasionally and while I think it’s easy enough to understand I still get occasional questions about just exactly what it is.  That, combined with the recent fork of Freenet Classic OpenNet from the original Freenet 0.5 project has prompted me to create this video that gives a basic overview of […]

You Got A License For That Web Browser?

According to a story on ITnews there’s some people arguing that it’s time to require a kind of “internet drivers license” before allowing people to go online for the first time. Australia’s leading criminologist thinks online scams have escalated to such a point that first-time users of computers should have to earn a licence to […]

Google Ordered To Reveal Blogger Identity

In another assault on people’s right to anonymity, a judge has ordered Google to reveal the identity of an anonymous blogger who apparently had some “less than complimentary” things to say about the Vogue cover model Liskula Cohen. I think that there’s a couple of lessons here.  First, even when writing in a so-called “anonymous” […]

Time For A Freenet 0.5 How To Video Series

I guess I’ve been a little “out of it” for a while concerning things like Freenet because of the general shitstorm that my life has been turning into but getting back into things recently it’s occurred to me that in spite of being abandoned by the original developers, Freenet 0.5 is still very much alive […]

Warner Continues Over Enthusiastic Takedowns

The boys at Warner are still hard at work, censoring YouTube by way of takedown orders.  Instead of just looking for actual serious copyright violations, they’re proving without a doubt that the brains at Warner are clearly lost on some distant exotic Caribbean cruises or someplace else even farther away from day to day reality. […]