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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

ISBN-10: 0262042452

ISBN-13: 9780262042451

A learn of web blocking off and filtering all over the world: analyses by way of prime researchers and survey effects that rfile filtering practices in dozens of nations.

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The researchers proposed to put together a combination of contextual political and legal research and technical interrogations of the Internet in the countries under investigation. It relied heavily on the work of partners working in the countries where governments were engaged in active censorship. The project was extraordinarily challenging; in almost every case, the research implied a direct threat to national security and put researchers’ personal safety at risk. The project was ambitious in other ways as well.

ISPs most often respond quickly and effectively to blocking orders from the government or national security and intelligence services. Therefore they block what is requested in the cheapest way using technology already integrated into their normal network environment. Blocking by IP can result in significant overblocking as all other (unrelated) Web sites hosted on that server will also be blocked. China uses IP blocking to obstruct access to at least three hundred IP addresses. This blocking is done at the international gateway level affecting all users of the network regardless of ISP.

As a Citizen Lab senior research fellow responsible for the ONI’s ‘‘deep dives’’ into Asia, Dr. Francois Fortier has helped convene and lead a dynamic group of researchers in the region. Although relatively new to the project, his tremendous organizational and intellectual skills already have contributed invaluably, and we look forward to his ongoing and expanding role in the project in the years to come. Over the years, numerous programmers and researchers have worked at the Citizen Lab, bringing ingenuity and dogged determination to the ONI’s forensic investigations.

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Access Denied. The Practice and Policy of Global Internet Filtering 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


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