Blacked out & hacked

Blacked out & hacked

The fight to protect Internet freedom turns into war of attrition as protests against US measures to curb piracy grow strident

Is Internet really free?

Is Internet really free?

The Internet, it is believed, is vital to democracy, a channel that makes possible a continuous worldwide conversation. Its a veritable global commons where everyone is allowed access. It's the lifeline for brick-and-mortar companies and media outlets. Here writers find an audience, its a channel for music and film buffs, an emporium for photographers and artists. Here critics express their distaste or fondness, and friends separated by continents catch up on gossip. But in recent times, governments, corporations and some of the Net's most successful inhabitants are chipping away at features which made the Net an harbinger of creativity. In India, for instance, there has been a clampdown on some downloading and file sharing sites. Down To Earth invites Net buffs to respond.

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  • I visit this site for regular

    I visit this site for regular updates as I love the objectives of this site. The title of the article ÔÇ£Clash of Cyber WorldsÔÇØ caught my attention. I think there are a lot of issues going on with the platforms and rules and regulations. Thanks for discussing this.

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