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Thursday, June 18, 2009

Internet freedom

Posted By on Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 5:47 AM

I'm sure savvy blog readers are way ahead of me on this. But Nick Kristof's column today fascinated me. It's about software developed to allow undetectable Internet communication -- Twitter has been a notable outlet -- in oppressive regimes such as China and Iran.

There's pending legislation that could help, a so-called Internet freedom initiative that would include money to encourage development of such liberating technology. He calls on the president to get behind it.


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