Global citizens are paying for Internet access, but Big Telecom companies aren't being completely open about the restrictions that they're imposing. With new data just published by the Measurement Lab, new insight is being provided into the
The TPP's Internet trap is expansive with its ability to control, criminalize and fine your everyday Internet use. Lori Wallach of Public Citizen helps to break down the multiple layers of Internet stipulations that are being included in TPP negotiations. There is one thing that isn't being included in TPP negotiations: your opinion. Make it be known—stand up for your Internet rights by joining our campaign at http://StopTheTrap.net/.
We're just 1,200 signatures shy of reaching 100,000 on our http://StopTheTrap.net petition. With so many standing tall against the TPP's Internet trap, the collective voice of the pro-Internet community is getting louder.
The grip on Internet censorship in China is tightening. State broadcast and Internet regulators have put forth a new ruling that requires all programs to be prescreened before they are available online, adding onto an existing strict censorship that bans popular foreign websites such as YouTube. With China’s recent push to have greater control over the global Internet via the UN, their push for increased censorship within their own borders suggests a change might be coming for the pro-Internet community at large.