Items tagged with: censorship
A government regulator shouldn’t control your speech, online or off. Yet the new Online Safety Bill [nothing save about it] could lead to just that, or worse.
The bloated Bill contains so many risks to free speech that it’s hard to know where to start.
For starters, the appointment of a 'State Speech Regulator' - appointed and directed by government - will create a sprawling bureaucracy of speech police. The Home Office and the DCMS will direct what speech must be removed, filtered and monitored.
For another thing, the Bill’s provisions to block ...
And perhaps the most shocking power, the Bill could force private messaging apps to monitor all user communications, including your private conversations with family and friends, on the assumption that we are all engaging in criminal conduct.
Feel safer yet?
More information and a petition at Open Rights Group
Among other things, encrypted files and encryption keys must be hosted on computers located in China (from the daily article). This means that Apple is actively *helping* the Chinese government to breach its citizen's privacy.
million dollar question: how can everyone else be sure their files / keys are NOT in China?
#apple #china #cybersecurity #censorship
Apple and China's relationship, and why Apple is so buried in China today, on the NY Daily (irony: you will listen to this podcast on your iphone...)
#privacy #apple #china #censorship