Anonymous’s “Operation India” targets an emerging pattern of censorship

Last week hacker collective Anonymous turned its attention to India and to what some have called India’s “long murky past” of Internet censorship. The organization launched “Operation India” on Thursday, May 17 with attacks that took down the websites of the Supreme Court of India, All India Congress, the Department of Telecomm, and the Ministry [...]

An Improved Reporter: Herdict Under the Hood

  The other night we released a less obvious, but still significant change to the site: a new algorithm for our Reporter.  In our previous update we revamped the homepage in order to emphasize reporting sites.  This current change, while more subtle, is also about improving the reporting of sites. Most of our users provide [...]

Blocking The Pirate Bay

Swedish website The Pirate Bay (TPB), the world’s largest BitTorrent site, has been in the news over the years for everything from copyright lawsuits and a raid by Swedish authorities, to tangles with powerful organizations like the Motion Picture Association of America. In February 2012, TPB was found guilty of sharing copyrighted material on a [...]

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