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Activists Put a Hole in the Great Firewall of China

BY Rebecca Chao | Monday, November 18 2013

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When the Chinese versions of Reuters and the Wall Street Journal were censored on Friday, the team at GreatFire.org quickly got to work in restoring them by creating what they call “mirror sites.” Much like a reflection, they are essentially impossible to eliminate without causing significant economic damage to China, according to Great Fire co-founder Charlie Smith. Read More

First POST: Contained Fury

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, October 30 2013

Members of the House Intelligence Committee disagree about whether the NSA has kept them fully informed; Sen. Rand Paul a serial plagiarizer?; An antidote to technolibertarianism; and much, much more. Read More

First POST: Boom

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, October 16 2013

Glenn Greenwald's leaving The Guardian for a new journalism start-up financed by Pierre Omidyar; news from the Code for America Summit; HealthCare.gov's dismal sign-up numbers; and much, much more. Read More

In Syria's Civil War, Cyber Attacks are the "New Modern Warfare"

BY Lisa Goldman | Wednesday, August 8 2012

The intelligence service of Syria's embattled regime is engaging in sophisticated cyber warfare against anti-regime activists. This, say expert observers, is the new reality of modern warfare. Read More

Watching Him Watching Us Watching Him

BY Nick Judd | Thursday, May 5 2011

Sohaib Athar, "unwitting" witness to history, becomes more deliberate: Read More