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Access Denied: The Practice and Policy of Global Internet Filtering

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Access Denied: The Practice and Policy of Global Internet Filtering
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Publisher: The MIT Press
ISBN-13: 9780262042451
Number of pages: 467

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A study of Internet blocking and filtering around the world: analyses by leading researchers and survey results that document filtering practices in dozens of countries. An unlikely avant-garde of scholars, lawyers, hacktivists, and computer programmers come together to combat efforts by repressive regimes, corporate firms, and intelligence agencies to surveil, filter, and block the Internet.

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