Sources Directory     A to Z Index     Topic Index News Releases     RSS Sources Select News RSS Feed     Sources Calendar      

Internet Issues: Experts and Sources
Sources Directory - Subject Index


Sources Experts & Spokespersons

News Releases

As ACTA talks resume, new leak confirms fears about threat to online free expression
2010-06-29
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders urges ACTA negotiators not to sacrifice Internet free speech and access to online information to the desire to combat piracy and the counterfeiting of copyrighted works
EFF To Court: Cisco Must Be Held Accountable For Aiding China's Human Rights Abuses
2016-01-13
Electronic Frontier Foundation
Company Built Customized Golden Shield System to Identify Falun Gong Members Who Were Later Tortured.
Internet Ungovernance Forum
2014-08-28
Internet Ungovernance Forum is for those of us who demand free, secure, and open internet for the people! We're organizing the Internet Ungovernance Forum September 4-5 for people who demand that fund...
RSF calls for boycott of China's World Internet Conference
2015-12-15
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the international community to boycott the second World Internet Conference (WIC) being organized by China, the world's leading "Enemy of the Internet."
Le site denonciateur RCILeaks.Org gagne sa bataille en Islande pour la liberte de paroles contre une firme immigrant investisseur canadienne
2012-10-04
OrangeWebsite.com
Le site irreverencieux canadien RCILeaks.Org et son fournisseur de services internet islandais OrangeWebsite.com, ont gagne un combat judiciaire sans precedent sur la liberte d'expression a la Cour de...
Sources welcomes OrangeWebsite
2011-03-16
OrangeWebsite
Sources welcomes a new member: OrangeWebsite. OrangeWebsite is an Icelandic web hosting service provider. Most of our clients are foreign journalists, bloggers, leakers and publishers.
Turkey, enemy of the Internet?
2014-08-28
Reporters Without Borders
The 9th annual Internet Governance Forum will be held in Istanbul from 2 to 5 September. Reporters Without Borders will be there to denounce the increasing violations of freedom of information in Turk...
Turkey's parliament approves even more Internet censorship and surveillance
2014-09-12
International Federation of Journalists
Turkey: Government agency given more power to block websites and gather user data.

Sources Select Resources

The conspiracy to censor the Internet
Article
2017
World Socialist Web Site
The political representatives of the American ruling class are engaged in a conspiracy to suppress free speech. Under the guise of combating "trolls" and "fake news" supposedly controlled by Russia, t...
Deep Web
Winter, Alex
Film/Video
2015
A documentary that explores the history and context of the world that these darkened online areas burgeoned from. Focusing on the recent court case of the alleged founder of the online market Silk Roa...
Domestic reality does not match bold words on Internet freedom of expression
Article
2011
Reporters without Borders
The U.S. government gives lip service to online free speech but simultaneously acts in ways to drastically limit freedom of expression.
EFF To Court: Cisco Must Be Held Accountable For Aiding China's Human Rights Abuses
Sources News Release
Article
2016
Electronic Frontier Foundation
Company Built Customized Golden Shield System to Identify Falun Gong Members Who Were Later Tortured.
Fighting Secrecy and the National Security State
An Interview With Birgitta Jonsdottir, the Co-Producer of WikiLeaks's "Collateral Murder" Video
Bernstein, Dennis
Article
2013
Counter Punch
An interview with Iceland Member of Parliament Birgitta Jonsdottir of the Pirate Party on the status of the international struggle against government secrecy and surveillance.
For an international coalition to fight Internet censorship
Article
2018
World Socialist Web Site
In this open letter from the International Editorial Board of the World Socialist Web Site, the threat and consequences of internet censorship and reduction in access to information is highlighted.
From an Open Internet, Back to the Dark Ages
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2017
CounterPunch
Can anyone still doubt that access to a relatively free and open internet is rapidly coming to an end in the west? In China and other autocratic regimes, leaders have simply bent the internet to their...
Google and the future of search: Amit Singhal and the Knowledge Graph
Adams, Tim
Article
2013
The Observer
An interview with the current head of Google Search, discussing some of the thought processes behind the current functionality of 'search' and some of its possibilites for the future.
How to Spot - and Defeat - Disruption on the Internet
The 15 Rules of Web Disruption
WashingtonsBlog
Article
2012
WashingtonsBlog
Over a number of years, we've found that the most effective way to fight disruption and disinformation is to link to a post such as this one which rounds up disruption techniques, and then to cite the...
Inside Google's Effort to Develop a Censored Search Engine in China
Gallagher, Ryan
Article
2018
The Intercept
Google analyzed search terms entered into a Beijing-based website to help develop blacklists for a censored search engine it has been planning to launch in China, according to confidential documents s...
IntelligentSearch.ca
Website
2017
Sources
A web portal featuring topics related to research and the Internet. The home page features a selection of recent and important articles. A search feature, subject index, and other research tools make ...
The Internet, Capitalism, and the State - Book Review
A Review of Robert McChesney's "Digital Disconnect"
Sperber,Joshua
Article
2013
Counterpunch
Robert McChesney's Digital Disconnect is an account of the internet's history and likely future within the context of corporate-dominated U.S. society.
The Internet is Already Broken
Pemberton, Nick
Article
2017
CounterPunch
Nick Pemberton's article on the already broken internet.
Internet Leak
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
An Internet leak occurs when a party's confidential information is released to the public on the Internet.
Net freedom 'at stake' on WikiLeaks
York, Jillian
Article
2010
Al Jazeera
Internet service providers are cutting access to the whistleblower site, raising broader concerns about online freedom.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - September 19 2014
Spying, terrorism, and protest
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Khan, Tahmid (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2014
Connexions
Coverage of spying, terrorism, and protest. Articles on how the ISIS (Islamic State group) comes to be using American weapons; the U.S. government's secret plans to spy for American corporations; the ...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - April 21, 2018
Their Interent or Ours?
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2018
Connexions
The Internet, which was at one time a free and open space for sharing information and ideas, has been privatized and twisted to serve the profit-making agenda of huge corporations, working hand-in-glo...
Richard O'Dwyer: living with the threat of extradition
Student who set up website posting links to TV and film content fears being used as a guinea pig by Hollywood giants
Ball, James
Article
2012
The Guardian
Richard O'Dwyer's web-linking site would place him at the heart of the titanic running battle between the Hollywood giants – struggling to keep their beleaguered business model intact in the online er...
Scunthorpe problem
Wikipedia article
Article
The Scunthorpe problem is the blocking of e-mails, forum posts or search results by a spam filter or search engine because their text contains a string of letters that are shared with an obscene word.
Sockpuppet (Internet)
Wikipedia article
Article
A sockpuppet is an online identity used for purposes of deception. The term — a reference to the manipulation of a simple hand puppet made from a sock — originally referred to a false identity assumed...
Turkey, enemy of the Internet?
Sources News Release
Article
2014
Reporters Without Borders
The 9th annual Internet Governance Forum will be held in Istanbul from 2 to 5 September. Reporters Without Borders will be there to denounce the increasing violations of freedom of information in Turk...
Turkey's parliament approves even more Internet censorship and surveillance
Sources News Release
Article
2014
International Federation of Journalists
Turkey: Government agency given more power to block websites and gather user data.
Web 2.0 versus Control 2.0
Morillon, Lucie; Julliard, Jean-François
Article
2010
Reporters Without Borders
The fight for free access to information is being played out to an ever greater extent on the Internet. The emerging general trend is that a growing number of countries are attemptimg to tighten their...
Who's the true enemy of internet freedom - China, Russia, or the US?
Morozov, Evgeny
Article
2015
The Guardian
Beijing and Moscow are rightly chastised for restricting their citizens' online access – but it's the US that is now even more aggressive in asserting its digital sovereignty.
Why anger is all the rage
The internet has made critics of us all. But why do so many commenters exploit the anonymity of chatrooms to promote hatred.
Adams, Tim
Article
2011
The Guardian
Anonymity in the online community has its proponents and detractors, the author interviews the founder of wikipedia and a facebook employee about the importance of moderation in social media. He comes...
Why is everyone on the Internet so angry
Wolchover, Natalie
Article
2012
Scientific American
A perfect storm engenders online rudeness, including virtual anonymity and thus a lack of accountability, physical distance and the medium of writing.

Sources Bookshelf

Ours to Hack and To Own
The Rise of Platform Cooperativism, A New Vision For the Future Of Work and A Fairer Internet
Scholz, Trebor; Schneider, Nathan
Book
2016
The activists who have put together Ours to Hack and to Own argue for a new kind of online economy: platform cooperativism, which combines the rich heritage of cooperatives with the promise of 21st-ce...
Sources Select Resources
Reviews and information about print and online resources for journalists and researchers
Website
1977
Reviews and information about print and online resources for journalists and researchers.


Sources is an online portal and directory for journalists, writers, news editors, researchers. Use Sources to find experts, media contacts, spokespersons, scientists, lobbyists, officials, speakers, university professors, researchers, newsmakers, CEOs, executive directors, media relations contacts, spokespeople, talk show guests, PR representatives, Canadian sources, story ideas, research studies, databases, universities, colleges, associations, businesses, government, research institutions, lobby groups, non-government organizations (NGOs), in Canada and internationally.
© Sources 1977-2018. The information provided is copyright and may not be reproduced in any form or by any means (whether electronic, mechanical or photographic), or stored in an electronic retrieval system, without written permission of the publisher. The content may not be resold, republished, or redistributed. Indexing and search applications by Ulli Diemer and Chris DeFreitas.