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“Nailing Jell-O To The Wall”: How China Shut Down The Open Internet | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

Regimes like Russia and China are doing a better job at locking down the Internet than early web experts thought possible. Not so long ago, techno-utopians and mainstream politicians agreed that trying to censor the Internet was essentially impossible. “The ‘Net interprets censorship as damage and routes around it,” Electronic …

Opposition Journalists Under Assault in Turkey – The New York Times

Angry mobs lashing out against an influential newspaper are part of a fierce campaign of intimidation that seems inspired by Turkish politicians. ISTANBUL — Hours after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lashed out against a prominent newspaper here, an angry mob of his supporters descended on the publication’s headquarters, smashing windows, …