Review of State Sponsored Policies and Technologies Used to Filter Internet Access

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on September 29, 2004

A Starting Point: Legal Implications of Internet Filtering (PDF 16 pages)

  • “In this paper, the Open Net Initiative (ONI) considers some of the legal implications of controlling access to Internet content through filtering. ONI — a research partnership of the Berkman Center, University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab, and the University of Cambridge — documents Internet filtering by collecting empirical data about the parties who censor web traffic and the types of sites blocked in different countries. This paper considers the legal ramifications of this data.”
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