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Chinese netizens’ internet freedoms are more restricted even than residents of Burma, according to the latest annual report from independent watchdog Freedom House. The not-for-profit studied 47 countries around the globe for its Freedom on the Net 2012 report, which is compiled by researchers based in each country analysing …

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I'm not sure which vision of the future is more depressing.

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according to this ITU document here

ETSI public archive 1998 page.4 footnote.1 Hong-Kong (China) has been present at all the (secretish) meetings on how to set up worldwide internet interception since the very first meeting in Virginia in 1993. Of course this group just enabled the technical capabilities for monitoring, blocking, censorship etc and left the sovereign governments to define their own legal frameworks for use/abuse of the technology, or am I wrong?

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And the UK and USA

... are viewing these as targets to be aimed for as soon as possible.

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> Worsted

Isn't that a kind a high-quality woollen fabric, commonly associated with the Yorshire cloth producing regions?

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