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8 November 2012

Stories from 8 November 2012

Same Technology, Different Freedoms: How U.S. Copyright Law Can Restrict Mobile Devices

From a user’s perspective there is not much difference between a smartphone and a tablet. Both devices are portable touch-screen computers, and while the a smartphone might have a dedicated...

Egypt To Block Porn Sites… Again

On Wednesday, November 7, the Egyptian Public Prosecutor decided that online pornography was “inconsistent with Egyptian traditions and values.” He ordered a general ban of all porn sites in Egypt.

Netizen Report: Baku Edition

This week's Netizen Report begins at the Internet Governance Forum in Baku, Azerbaijan, which is a UN-sponsored event to discuss major Internet governance issues. It comes just weeks before the...