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Net Nannied!

So there I was, like any red-blooded American male, running my daily searches on guns, booze, drugs, and porn, when suddenly Chungahwa Telecom’s net nanny swooped in to save me from my dark side. My screen turned Aqua and I was presented with the net nanny warning — in the form of an angel, an [...]

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Free Oiwan Lam!

A net-friend is in trouble. Oiwan Lam, an important Hong Kong blogger, is at the center of an absurd indecency case. She has challenged Hong Kong’s outdated obscenity laws, and is now facing fines and prison time. Global Voices Online has a discussion of the case.
As Boingboing and others reported earlier this week, Oiwan’s post [...]

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