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In India, a Clash of Digital Innovation and Internet Censorship

Earlier this month, reacting to a decision by India’s highest court, prominent comedian Kunal Kamra tweeted that India’s Supreme Court is the “most Supreme joke of this country.” The following day, local media reported that Attorney General K. K. Venugopal greenlighted court proceedings against the comedian, based on a few tweets

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Blockchain Bites: Filecoin Strike, Bitcoin Fees Fall, Coinbase Censorship

Top shelfToken protestFive of the largest Filecoin miners, which secure that data storage network, have gone on strike, bringing attention to the project’s “unfair” economic model. According to a report by 8btc.com, miners are required to stake a significant amount of FIL tokens to start mining operations. But there’s a

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Belarus News Media Considers Decentralized Tech to Push Back Internet Censorship

Amid the ongoing political unrest and frequent internet shutdown or censorship, the local media outlets in Belarus are using decentralized technology to connect with peers outside. Solutions like NewNode, VPNs, and other proxies have surged in popularity.The political unrest in Belarus continues to escalate after the latest controversial elections in

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A Decentralized, Citizen-Led, Internet Censorship Observatory- CoinDesk

Political and social upheaval around the world can lead to internet censorship and interference by powerful actors. The Open Observatory of Network Interference (OONI) is allowing people around the world to monitor internet censorship and interference in their countries in a decentralized manner for free. It has created the world's

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Buterin and Winklevosses Address Twitter Censorship Battle

Ethereum creator, Vitalik Buterin, and Gemini exchange founders, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, expressed their opinions on recent efforts at social media censorship."I've talked before about the rise of corporations regulating governments but here we have Twitter soft-censoring the U.S. president on the grounds of incitement of violence," Buterin said in

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Bitcoin.com’s Mining Video Censored: The Tale of Youtube’s Blatant Censorship and Propaganda

During the last few years, the Google-owned Youtube platform has been accused of massive censorship and in the last three months, the video streaming business resembles the Ministry of Propaganda, more than an online video-sharing platform. This week Cryptox.trade was also censored for sharing a video about our bitcoin

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