網絡自由電子報|Free Internet Digest (June 2012)

電子報

本地及兩岸 Local, Taiwan and China

 

臉書打壓異見者 |Facebook suppresses dissents

六四23周年前夕,多名活躍香港社運界的人士的Facebook 帳戶突然被停用。Facebook 的投訴機制似乎協助打壓異議聲音,引起香港網民不滿。同類事件亦在台灣發生。

Few days before Tiananmen Square massacre anniversary, a number of Facebook accounts of Hong Kong activists were suspended suddenly. Facebook’s complaint mechanism were blame for suppressing dissenting voices by Hongkong netizens. Similar incidents also took place in Taiwan.

蘋果日報:六四前夕 香港社運人士臉書被封鎖

香港獨立媒體:臨近六四,臉書機制助打壓 (影像)|Facebook suspended users inHK (Video)

Hong Kong:A Large Number of Facebook User Accounts Suspended at theEve of Annual June 4 Vigil

Taiwan:Facebook’s Deactivation of User Accounts TriggeredFree Speech Concerns

新浪微博增管理員審查|Weibo’s new censorship mechanism

為了應付中央加強管制微博,新浪微博誠徵數千管理員義務監察網上「違反規定」的內容。更新設扣分制,違反規定的用戶會被扣分,嚴重者會被刪除帳戶。

In order to fulfill the regulations by PRC central government, Sina Weibo (twitter-like) recruited over thousands  administrators to monitor those contents “violated the relevant regulations". Besides, marks will be deducted if users  violated  the regulations and may lead to closure of  accounts.

香港獨立媒體:新浪微博增設數千管理大軍

新浪微博:國內首個微博社區公約正式執行

中時電子報:微博莫淪為箝制言論的打手

Hairy Eyeball: China’s new censorship model

 

 

國際 Global

 

社交媒體 vs 私隱|Social media VS Privacy

臉書擁有數以億計用戶,儼如網絡大國。其私隱及數據收集政策已經令網民擔憂,有人甚至選擇離開。谷歌的私隱政策亦成為網民關注的話題。

Facebook has millions of users which make it performs as a country in the internet. It’s privacy policy and data collection policy made its users frustrated. Some people chose to leave. Google also faces challenges on its privacy policy.

南方周末:從兩個人的關係,到全世界的透明——Facebook的進化與爭扎

Tech Crunch:Here’s what could kill facebook  |如何殺死 Facebook?

New Yorker:Leaving Facebookistan 脫離FB 國度:強調義務多於權利的領域

Foreign Policy:Ruling Facebookistan

MIT technology review:The Curious Case of Internet privacy

AlterNetGoogle’s darkening agenda我們都變成了數據奴隸?評Google的數據收集計劃

 

德國海盜黨進入議會|German Pirate Party rock Merkel

德國主張網絡自由上下載的海盜黨成功奪取州議席,反抗版權的風氣會否蔓延全球?

German Pirate Party won seats in state councils. It advocates free upload and download on the internet. Will this anti-IP trend smash over the world?

香港獨立媒體:德國海盜黨再嬴一仗 主張網絡自由下載

聯合新聞網:德國「海盜黨」打入第四個邦議會 
新浪香港:德國海盜黨熱衷網絡問政 參加州議會選舉獲佳績

RT:German Pirate Party to rock Merkel’s boat? 

媒體審查|Media censorship

緬甸最近積極推行政治及社會改革,政府甚至承諾取消新聞及出版審查,對當地飽受打壓的新聞工作者而言,會否是好消息? 不過,泰國則有網上編輯因讀者留言而被判監罰款,網站主管可能會加強對網絡內容的自我審查。

Burma is undergoing political and social reforms. The government even promises to abolish media censorship. Is it a good news to local journalists? On the other hand, a Thai website editor was fined and sentenced for other’s comments on her site, people worried this would worsen self-censorship.

香港獨立媒體:緬甸廢除媒體審查

Irrawaddy:Media Censorship to be abolished in Burma
Mizzima:End censorship in Burma: Media group
Burma Media Association :How much freedom does Burmese media enjoy 

香港獨立媒體網:泰國編輯因別人留言觸犯「叛逆罪」

Associated Press:Thai webmaster sentenced for not removing comments 

EFF:Thailand Awaits Pivotal Verdict on Liability for Internet Intermediaries

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