Category: Government Repression Control

Increasing Government Control, Repression: Governments are rushing to regulate the internet. The internet is not independent of national governments

Increasing Government Control, Repression: Governments are rushing to regulate the internet. The internet is not independent of national governments Analysis by James Griffiths, CNN Updated 2:22 AM ET, Mon April 8, 2019 In early 1996, John Perry Barlow — founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and one-time member of […]

Increasing Government Control, Repression: The Authoritarian’s Worst Fear? A Book (or a Bible). Or, ‘The Revelation Of Jesus Christ: Hope and Warning for a Modern World.’ In old-fashioned print.

Increasing Government Control, Repression: The Authoritarian’s Worst Fear? A Book (or a Bible). Governments are spending a remarkable amount of resources attacking books — because their supposed limitations are beginning to look like ageless strengths. By Duncan White Oct. 3, 2019 Around the world, many authoritarian regimes — having […]

Increasing Government Control, Repression: Xi Jinping Will Usher in a Dark Age for China. Xi is the bespoke tailor of repression.

Increasing Government Control, Repression: Xi Jinping Will Usher in a Dark Age for China. Xi is the bespoke tailor of repression. Bradley Thayer, Lianchao Han The National Interest•October 1, 2019 Today marks the seventieth anniversary of the People’s Republic of China.  In the Communist world, the anniversary of […]

Increasing Government Control, Repression: China has turned Xinjiang into a zone of repression — and a frightening window into the future. About 2.5 (5×5) million people in Xinjiang are being tracked by cameras and other devices, generating more than 6.6 (6) million GPS coordinates in one 24-hour period.

Increasing Government Control, Repression: China has turned Xinjiang into a zone of repression — and a frightening window into the future. About 2.5 (5×5) million people in Xinjiang are being tracked by cameras and other devices, generating more than 6.6 (6) million GPS coordinates in one 24-hour period. […]

Increasing Government Control, Repression: Getting a new mobile number in China will involve a facial-recognition test. China is taking every measure it can to verify the identities of its over 850 million mobile internet users.

Increasing Government Control, Repression: Getting a new mobile number in China will involve a facial-recognition test. China is taking every measure it can to verify the identities of its over 850 million mobile internet users. By Jane Li October 3, 2019. Quartz. China is taking every measure it can […]

Increasing Government Control, Repression: Erdogan’s Long Arm: The Turkish Dissidents Kidnapped from Europe Turkey has snatched over 100 (5+5) alleged members of the Gülen movement from other countries in recent years. Six (6) Kosovo-based Turkish nationals snatched in a covert early-morning operation.

Increasing Government Control, Repression: Erdogan’s Long Arm: The Turkish Dissidents Kidnapped from Europe Turkey has snatched over 100 (5+5) alleged members of the Gülen movement from other countries in recent years. Six (6) Kosovo-based Turkish nationals snatched in a covert early-morning operation. Haaretz 2018 PRISTINA, Kosovo – It’s […]

Increasing Government Control, Repression: Turkey Moves to Oversee All Online Content, Raises Concerns Over Censorship. Content providers given 30 (6×5) days to ‘adjust’ their content.

Increasing Government Control, Repression: Turkey Moves to Oversee All Online Content, Raises Concerns Over Censorship. Content providers given 30 (6×5) days to ‘adjust’ their content. Reuters  Aug 01, 2019 Turkey on Thursday granted its radio and television watchdog sweeping oversight over all online content, including streaming platforms like Netflix […]

Increasing Government Control, Repression: Destroying Books and Jailing Dissidents: Erdogan’s Cultural Purge Is in Full Swing. More than 300,000 (6×5) books have reportedly been confiscated.

Increasing Government Control, Repression: Destroying Books and Jailing Dissidents: Erdogan’s Cultural Purge Is in Full Swing. More than 300,000 (6×5) books have reportedly been confiscated. Zvi Bar’el  Oct 07, 2019 4:53 PM Haaretz The Turkish Council to Protect Minors from Harmful Publications knows no rest. Last week, it declared […]

Increasing Government Control, Repression: Turkey Arrests almost 25 (5×5) Over Criticism of Syria Offensive. 25 of the 180 (6+6+6) people who had been detained for criticising the operation on social media had been formally arrested.

Increasing Government Control, Repression: Turkey Arrests almost 25 (5×5) Over Criticism of Syria Offensive. 25 of the 180 (6+6+6) people who had been detained for criticising the operation on social media had been formally arrested. Reuters  Oct 16, 2019 2:03 PM Turkish authorities have arrested almost 25 people for […]

Increasing Government Control, Repression: As Putin Era Begins to Wane, Russia Unleashes a Sweeping Crackdown

Increasing Government Control, Repression: As Putin Era Begins to Wane, Russia Unleashes a Sweeping Crackdown Andrew Higgins. The New York Times•October 24, 2019 PSKOV, Russia — After a teenager blew himself up inside a branch of Russia’s secret police near the Arctic Circle late last year, a freelance […]