Access Denied. The Practice and Policy of Global Internet by Ronald Deibert,John Palfrey,Rafal Rohozinski, et al.MIT

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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Thanks also to the University of Toronto’s Computing and Network Services, in particular Eugene Sicunius, for tolerating and supporting our (at times) unconventional methods. As the list of the contributors makes plain, the OpenNet Initiative is an expensive project to operate. There would be no global data set and no book were it not for the vision of our program officers and the willingness to take risks of the boards of their foundations. We owe deep thanks to all at the John D. and Catherine T.

We make no claims to have proven the absence of filtering in these countries. 4 Later in the book we turn our attention to the question of why some countries filter and others do not, even under similar political and cultural circumstances. The Principal Motives and Targets of Filtering On September 19, 2006, a military-led coup in Thailand overthrew the democratically elected government headed by Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Thailand is not unfamiliar with such upheavals. There have been seventeen coups in the past sixty years.

But instead of showing users a blockpage indicating that the site has been blocked, they have created a blockpage that looks like the Internet Explorer browser’s default error page (in French), presumably to disguise the fact that they are blocking Web sites. A proxy-based filtering system can also be programmed such that Internet traffic passing through the filtering system is reassembled and the specific HTTP address requested is checked against a list of blocked keywords. No country that ONI tested blocked access to a Web site as a result of a keyword appearing in the body content of the page, however, there are a number of countries that block by keyword in the domain or URL path, including China, Iran, and Yemen.

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