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The Best Blocklists To Use When Torrenting

by Grey One •

In A Nutshell Currently, the best free blocklist is provided by Wael.Name, however this site has awful pop-ups and ads, so here’s a direct link to the blocklist. The Details A blocklist is simply a list of IP addresses to block when torrenting. Typically, these lists consist of the IP addresses of known snoopers or malware providers. However, blocklists only …

Chinese Leader Says Government Does Not Censor Internet

by Tracy Knauer •

Internet censors in China are defending online censorship practices — or insisting censorship does not exist — ahead of a conference where online privacy is likely to be on the minds of attendees. As Hong Kong Free Press reports, China’s main leader of online censorship, Lu Wei, is deploying euphemistic language regarding the country’s censorship activities. China “manages” the Internet, …

Anti-Censorship Group Criticizes Turkish Government Internet Policy

by Tracy Knauer •

Turkey’s policies on Internet censorship have come under fire from Access Now, an online privacy and freedom advocacy group. Turkey has had a controversial history of Internet regulation in recent years. The country passed a law called the Internet Act in 2007, which was modified significantly by a new bill in 2014. Authorities said the 2014 changes to the law …

XYZ.com CEO Clarifies Policy on Chinese Censorship of Internet Domains

by Tracy Knauer •

Is XYZ.com working with Chinese authorities to censor certain Internet domains for people across the world? That’s what some recent reports have said. Here’s what XYZ.com told us in response to questions about the issue. A couple of weeks ago, reports began circulating on outlets like the EFF and the Wall Street Journal that XYZ.com had written a proposal to …