China Redirects Google.cn to Google.com.hk; Seeking Reports!

Google announced today on its official blog a decision to redirect traffic to Google.cn to Google.com.hk, following a row that had observers wondering if Google would pull out of China entirely.  From the official Google blog: So earlier today we stopped censoring our search services—Google Search, Google News, and Google Images—on Google.cn. Users visiting Google.cn are [...]

We’ve been nominated for a BOB!

Great news on the Herdict front…we’ve been nominated for a BOB!  The BOBs, or Best of Blogs awards, is a yearly competition sponsored by Deutsche-Welle that selects the world’s best blogs in a number of different categories.  Herdict has been aptly nominated in the Reporters Without Borders category.  Although we’re just a wee blog attached [...]

Promote Herdict: Be a Country Leader!

Want to help us spread the word about Herdict?  We’re looking for a few good volunteers to become country leaders, especially for the following locales: Syria, China, Iran, Australia, Morocco, Turkey, Vietnam, Burma, Tunisia, UAE. Being a Herdict Country Leader requires an interest in Internet filtering (censorship), experience using social media, and a desire to [...]