Stories about Advocacy

July 10, 2008

Living with Censorship: Day 1, Session 3

The first day of the Global Voices Summit focused heavily on censorship and its effects on bloggers. Session three examined what bloggers and other netizens who live in countries with government censorship do to evade and combat it.

June 30, 2008

A global anti-censorship network: GV08 Summit Day One, Session One

When we went out to a bar on Friday night for a well-deserved drink here in Budapest, all my newfound friends and I could talk about were the various issues,...

June 27, 2008

Citizen Media and Online Free Speech

While the first session of the 2008 Global Voices Summit focused on how internet censorship works in Belarus, Japan, Egypt, and Pakistan, and how activists have responded to those limitations, the second session was specifically focused on how censorship affects bloggers and citizen media.

June 26, 2008

Live Blog: GV Advocacy Meeting (June 26)

A group of the leading online free speech activists from around the world have been invited to a closed meeting in advance of the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit by...

June 8, 2008

Citizen Media and Online Free Speech

The innate structure of the Internet is free: a series of personal computers, servers, and routers that produce data and transmit it around the world in seconds based on a...

May 28, 2008

Defending free speech online

The first day of the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit will feature several panels on matters relating to censorship and online freedom of speech. It will be devoted to discuss...