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By Ronald Deibert,John Palfrey,Rafal Rohozinski, et al.MIT Press|MIT Press||Adult NonfictionPoliticsLanguage(s): EnglishOn sale date: 05.06.2012Street date: 05.06.2012

A learn of net blockading and filtering around the globe: analyses by means of major researchers and survey effects that rfile filtering practices in dozens of nations.

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1, comparing the breadth and depth of filtering for the countries where evidence of filtering was found. The number of different categories in which Internet filtering was found to occur is shown on the horizontal axis. We put this forward as a measure of the scope of Internet filtering in each country. ) The vertical axis depicts the comprehensiveness of filtering efforts as measured by the highest degree of content blocked in any of the topical categories. This captures a markedly different angle on filtering.

Some unfortunately paid the price for speaking too loudly; during the course of our work over the past three years, members of our team have been harassed, arrested, and in one case died under questionable circumstances. Special mention goes out to our country coordinators, only some of whom we can name: Emin Akhndov (Azerbaijan), Vadim Dryganov (Belarus), Alexsei Marcuic and Vladislav Spirlenko (Institute for Information Policy, Moldova), Dr. Alexandra Belyaeva (Russian Federation), and Andriy Paziuk (Privacy Ukraine).

Empirical testing for Internet blocking was carried out in forty countries in 2006. 1). This does not imply that only these countries filter the Internet. The testing we carried out in 2006 constitutes the first step toward a comprehensive global assessment. 2 Conceptually, the methodology we employ is simple. We start by compiling lists of Web sites that cover a wide range of topics targeted by Internet filtering. The topics are organized into a taxonomy of categories that have been subject to blocking, ranging from gambling, pornography, and crude humor to political satire and Web sites that document human rights abuses and corruption.

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