In order for cyberspace to be policed, Internet activity will have to be closely monitored-- that would mean giving the government the authority to examine the content of any e-mail, file transfer, or Web search. [more]

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... authorities have stepped up their surveillance of the Internet since the beginning of the month, pressuring Internet cafe owners to register personal details of all users and to program screen captures every five minutes on each computer. [more]

via: The Left Coaster

A 23-year-old student journalist has been sentenced to death for downloading and distributing a report that is critical of the treatment of women. Arrested after someone filed a complaint against him, he is accused of blasphemy for distributing the report to other students and teachers at his school. [more]

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