Internet Censors

Canada’s Effort to Criminalize Criticism of Israel

Israel’s siege of Gaza has made it a “closed zone” – no access, no exit, cut off from the world. By attempting to shut down criticism of Israel’s practices, Canadian supporters of the government of Israel are creating another “closed zone” in Canada – in which criticism, open debate, and freedom of expression will not be allowed.

 

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France falls under Internet censorship.

THE FRENCH PARLIAMENT has buckled under pressure and approved the Sarkozy government’s authoritarian plans to censor the Internet.

The government opposed all objections to its plans to filter Internet sites, which have been controversial throughout French society. Today La Quadrature du Net, a French openness group, said that the action would give the government total control over its citizens’ access to the Internet. It added that Nicholas Sarkozy was using excuses to clear a path for his rules, which ultimately would come at the expense of liberty.

“Protection of childhood is shamelessly exploited by Nicolas Sarkozy to implement a measure that will lead to collateral censorship and very dangerous drifts.”

 

 

Deutschland & Fankreich – Ueberwachungsstaaten.

 

 

 

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Cybersecurity Act of 2009 – Senate bill S773.

Under the guise of “protecting Americans” and choosing itself in so-called “national security,” the current Obama administration wants to be able to control the ability of people and organizations to access the Internet.

 

 

 

Banned in Australia and New Zealand:

 

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Axed by the Lobby:

The rise and fall of Baroness Jenny Tonge A True Friend of Palestine.http://whatreallyhappened.com/  

 

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Gaza Photo Expo Threatened with Closure.

Montreal, Feb. 16th, 2010 – On Monday, Feb. 15th, the critically acclaimed Human Drama in GazaPhoto Exposition in Montreal was threatened with closure by Gestion Redbourne PDP Inc., the real

estate management firm owning the property housing the Exposition. A legal representative of

Redbourne, Lieba Shell, sent an email late in the day to the exposition host, Cinema du Parc,

ordering the removal of the exposition and threatening legal action if the exposition were not taken

down by evening. Cinema du Parc and Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East

(CJPME) – the producer of the exposition – asserted through their legal advisor, Mark H. Arnold,

that such threats from Redbourne were not lawful.

Human Drama in Gaza

media. Redbourne, however, demanded the removal of the exposition based on a paragraph in the

lease that Cinema du Parc has with Redbourne relating to “purely cinemagraphic use” of the

premises. Arnold, however, asserted that the cinema’s hosting of a photo exposition would very

much constitute cinemagraphic use of the premises. Officials with Cinema du Parc also pointed out

that the cinema has hosted dozens of photo expositions in the past several years, and has never had

a complaint from Redbourne, the landlord.

was launched in mid-January, and received very positive reviews in several

 

http://www.cjpme.org/DisplayDocument.aspx?DocumentID=679&SaveMode=0http://www.paltelegraph.com/columnists/peter-eyre/4152-the-rise-and-fall-of-baroness-jenny-tonge-a-true-friend-of-palestinehttp://www.opencongress.org/bill/111-s773/showhttp://www.govtrack.us/congress/billtext.xpd?bill=s111-773http://bytestyle.tv/content/cybersecurity-act-2009-president-can-take-over-internet-access-private-datahttp://www.spiegel.de/netzwelt/netzpolitik/0,1518,678511,00.htmlhttp://www.spiegel.de/netzwelt/netzpolitik/0,1518,678056,00.htmlhttp://www.theinquirer.net/inquirer/news/1591582/france-falls-internet-censorshiphttp://alethonews.wordpress.com/2010/02/12/canadas-effort-to-criminalize-criticism-of-israel/

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    Canada’s Effort to Criminalize Criticism of Israel

    Israel’s siege of Gaza has made it a “closed zone” – no access, no exit, cut off from the world. By attempting to shut down criticism of Israel’s practices, Canadian supporters of the government of Israel are creating another “closed zone” in Canada – in which criticism, open debate, and freedom of expression will not be allowed.

    http://alethonews.wordpress.com/2010/02/12/canadas-effort-to-criminalize-criticism-of-israel/

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    France falls under Internet censorship.

    THE FRENCH PARLIAMENT has buckled under pressure and approved the Sarkozy government’s authoritarian plans to censor the Internet.

    The government opposed all objections to its plans to filter Internet sites, which have been controversial throughout French society. Today La Quadrature du Net, a French openness group, said that the action would give the government total control over its citizens’ access to the Internet. It added that Nicholas Sarkozy was using excuses to clear a path for his rules, which ultimately would come at the expense of liberty.

    “Protection of childhood is shamelessly exploited by Nicolas Sarkozy to implement a measure that will lead to collateral censorship and very dangerous drifts.”

    http://www.theinquirer.net/inquirer/news/1591582/france-falls-internet-censorship

    Deutschland & Fankreich – Ueberwachungsstaaten.

    http://www.spiegel.de/netzwelt/netzpolitik/0,1518,678056,00.html

    http://www.spiegel.de/netzwelt/netzpolitik/0,1518,678511,00.html

    xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

    Cybersecurity Act of 2009 – Senate bill S773.

    Under the guise of “protecting Americans” and choosing itself in so-called “national security,” the current Obama administration wants to be able to control the ability of people and organizations to access the Internet.

    http://bytestyle.tv/content/cybersecurity-act-2009-president-can-take-over-internet-access-private-data

    http://www.govtrack.us/congress/billtext.xpd?bill=s111-773

    http://www.opencongress.org/bill/111-s773/show

    Banned in Australia and New Zealand: http://whatreallyhappened.com/

    xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

    Axed by the Lobby: The rise and fall of Baroness Jenny Tonge A True Friend of Palestine.

    http://www.paltelegraph.com/columnists/peter-eyre/4152-the-rise-and-fall-of-baroness-jenny-tonge-a-true-friend-of-palestine

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    Gaza Photo Expo Threatened with Closure.

    Montreal, Feb. 16th, 2010 – On Monday, Feb. 15th, the critically acclaimed Human Drama in Gaza
    Photo Exposition in Montreal was threatened with closure by Gestion Redbourne PDP Inc., the real
    estate management firm owning the property housing the Exposition. A legal representative of
    Redbourne, Lieba Shell, sent an email late in the day to the exposition host, Cinema du Parc,
    ordering the removal of the exposition and threatening legal action if the exposition were not taken
    down by evening. Cinema du Parc and Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East
    (CJPME) – the producer of the exposition – asserted through their legal advisor, Mark H. Arnold,
    that such threats from Redbourne were not lawful.

    Human Drama in Gaza was launched in mid-January, and received very positive reviews in several
    media. Redbourne, however, demanded the removal of the exposition based on a paragraph in the
    lease that Cinema du Parc has with Redbourne relating to “purely cinemagraphic use” of the
    premises. Arnold, however, asserted that the cinema’s hosting of a photo exposition would very
    much constitute cinemagraphic use of the premises. Officials with Cinema du Parc also pointed out
    that the cinema has hosted dozens of photo expositions in the past several years, and has never had
    a complaint from Redbourne, the landlord.

    http://www.cjpme.org/DisplayDocument.aspx?DocumentID=679&SaveMode=0

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