1 edition of Internet censorship found in the catalog.
Written in English
This volume examines whether or not the Internet should be censored, who should govern the Internet, what the best ways to fight Internet censorship are, and which legal measures effectively address Internet censorship.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-209) and index.
|Statement||Margaret Haerens and Lynn M. Zott, book editors|
|Series||Opposing viewpoints series, Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)|
|LC Classifications||ZA4201 .I554 2014|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||219 pages ;|
|Number of Pages||219|
|ISBN 10||0737766581, 073776659X|
|ISBN 10||9780737766585, 9780737766592|
|LC Control Number||2013035539|
The American Chamber of Commerce in China says that 4 out of 5 of its member companies report a negative impact on their business from Internet censorship. Yet there is to be no turning back. Internet censorship in Russia is implemented widely. Some of the blocks are justified morally, such as websites with information on suicide and drugs, child .
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Internet censorship in the People's Republic of China (PRC) affects both publishing and viewing online material. As of more than sixty online restrictions had been created by the Government of China and implemented by provincial branches of state-owned ISPs, companies and organizations. [anachronism]According to CNN, China's Internet censorship is more . INTERNET CENSORSHIP Internet censorship is subjected to governmental control to keep programmes inoffensive to the public. It controls the ideas and information in a society. The question is if government should be allowed full authority on the internet. Is it completely fine to allow the government to decide the information we access and does.
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Feldman, illust. by L. Johnson (PDF with commentary at ). Americans are sharply divided on the issue of Internet censorship. This book examines the history of censorship in the United States as well as current federal, state, and local laws.
It provides the opinions and perspectives of government and business leaders, activists, and ordinary Americans on both sides of the issue. Melissa Kelly,is a secondary school teacher, instructional designer, and the author of "The Everything New Teacher Book: A Survival Guide for the First Year and Beyond." While reading Internet censorship book of Huckleberry Finn Internet censorship book school, teachers often spend full class periods discussing a very important issue: Mark Twain's use of the 'n' word.
China's Censorship of the Internet and Social Media, the Human Toll and Trade Impact: Hearing Before the Congressional-Executive Commission on China, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, First Session, Novem (Washington: GPO, ), by United States Congressional-Executive Commission on China (page images at HathiTrust).
Internet Censorship It’s been said many times that knowledge is power, which is why so many governments seek to control it. While in the past censorship was achieved through the examination and ‘selective editing’ of books, plays, films, TV and radio, the fastest and most free-flowing source of information these days is without a doubt.
In Internet Censorship: A Reference Handbook, experts help readers understand these diverse views on Internet access and content viewing, revealing how both groups do what they do and why. The handbook shares key events associated with the Internet's evolution, starting with its beginnings and culminating in the : Bernadette H.
Schell. In Internet Censorship: A Reference Handbook, experts help readers understand these diverse views on Internet access and content viewing, revealing how both groups do what they do and handbook shares key events associated with the Internet's evolution, starting with its beginnings and culminating in the present.
Censorship is an institutional constraint. When we hear the word censorship, we often imagine a banned book (i.e. schools and libraries removing the book). This is censorship at the point of reception.
Protests erupt. Demand for the banned book goes up. Internet sovereignty: a new paradigm of Internet governance / Min Jiang --Internet censorship by governments is a human rights violation / Hillary Clinton --There is middle ground between Internet freedom and Internet sovereignty / Scott J.
Shackelford --WikiLeaks is a national security threat and should be censored / Marc Thiessen --The US. Online censorship of the freedom to read is nothing new. China blocks so many sites and so much content that it has earned the nickname, The Great Firewall of China.
There was never a thought that the type of control of Internet services and censorship in. From colonial times to the present, the media in America has been subject to censorship challenges and regulations.
This comprehensive reference guide to media censorship provides in-depth coverage of each media format―newspapers, magazines, motion pictures, radio, television, and the Internet―all of which have been, and continue to be, battlegrounds for First Cited by: 2.
In other countries, censorship is accepted as inevitable in times of war, and it has been imposed to varying degrees even in peacetime.
In the Middle Ages, attempts to silence heresy through intimidation, particularly through the establishment of the Inquisition, were examples of censorship, as are modern instances of book banning. Internet censorship is defined as the suppression or control of what a person can view, publish, or access when they are online under their own initiative.
People and organizations can engage in the practice of self-censorship at any time. There are religious, moral, and even commercial reasons why such a practice would take place. How Facebook censors your posts (FAQ) High-profile videos involving the police and the black community have put a spotlight on the mess that is Facebook's censorship policies.
How to Beat Internet Censorship and Create Your Own Newsfeed. If you know people who are skeptical and cannot believe that medical kidnapping happens in the U.S. today, this is the book for them. Backed with solid references and real life examples, they will not be able to deny the plain evidence before them, and will become better educated.
Censorship laws are in place for several reasons. First, censorship laws help to confirm each individual’s freedom of speech. Conversely, censorship laws prevent speech which may insight violence or cause harm.
For example, censorship laws allow individuals to speak freely in the United States. The Authoritarian’s Worst Fear. A Book Governments are spending a remarkable amount of resources attacking books — because their supposed limitations are beginning to look like ageless strengths.
Internet Censorship. Because the Internet provides easy and "anonymous" access to pornographic materials, many institutions (such as schools, colleges, companies, and libraries) have implemented Internet filters. Filtering software acts as an intermediary between the Web browser and the Internet, blocking access to materials deemed.
ACLU in June The Court granted the highest level of First Amendment protection to the Internet, and cyber-activists are still dancing in the streets. But is cyberspace really safe from the censors.
Despite the Supreme Court's ruling, states are busy crafting censorship laws at home. At least thirteen states have passed legislation since The age level for which a book is intended does not guarantee that someone won't try to censor it.
Though the emphasis seems to be on challenges to children's and young adult (YA) books some years more than others, attempts are also continually mounted to restrict access to certain adult books, often books that are taught in high school. Internet censorship pros and cons.
The practice of censoring the internet elicits a mixture of reactions from different entities. And the truth of the matter is that there could be two sides to the coin. Let us go through a number of internet censorship pros and cons. Pros. Protecting the vulnerable. But too much censorship is wrong.
Anita N. Voelker, Ph.D. Recently a reader shared her distress in learning that some children’s books had been altered to remove “unsuitable” materials.One of the early nicknames for the Internet was the "information superhighway" because it was supposed to provide the average person with fast access to a practically limitless amount of data.
For many users, that's exactly what accessing the Internet is like. For others, it's as if the information superhighway has some major roadblocks in the form of Internet censorship.