United Nations Wants Quality Internet Access for Everyone

Brian In the News

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced that the UN would like to work towards making quality internet access available to people in developing countries. This initiative is a part of the UN’s Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development. The United Nations Agenda 2030 for sustainable development is described as an Action plan for people, planet, and prosperity, to bring peace and freedom to the world at large. The UN also states as part of their action plan, that they have identified eliminating poverty as a necessary and challenging requirement for …

How To Change Your IP Address

Michael Informative Internet Guides

How To Change Your IP Address IP addresses, or Internet Protocol addresses, are a unique identifier assigned to every device connected to the internet. Depending on your Internet Service Provider you may be assigned either a static or dynamic IP address. Static IP addresses stay with the device even after disconnecting and reconnecting to the internet, whereas dynamic IP addresses may change after being disconnected (ie. rebooting) your computer. If you are given a static IP address there are some reasons why you might want to change your devices IP …

MPAA is Looking More Like the Mafia

Michael From our Perspective

Three years ago, the entertainment industry led an all out assault against the free sharing of digital media via the Stop On Piracy Act (SOPA). The initial strategy was to slip the bill under the radar at the end of the legislative session in 2011. The would-be law allowed copyrights holders several tools to blacklist websites and thus censor the internet. The bill that was championed by the MPAA gave power to the entertainment industry to prohibit advertisement networks and payment facilities from doing business with infringing websites via court orders. With …

Censorship Reaches a New Height in Australia

Michael Policy

Australia, this week, was able to pass internet restrictions that not even the UK or the US has been able to enact. No, no, This bill is along the s of censorship-rich countries like Turkey, Syria, Russia, Singapore, and China. This came in the form of a bill known as the Copyright Amendment Act 2015. This bill is aimed at protecting the owners of copyrights. It was passed as an attempt to curtail the distribution of movies, shows, music, and other forms of entertainment from being passed around on …

Section 66A Facebook arrest law is Dead in India

Christopher Sewerd Policy

Web censorship is constantly in the heads these days and none so than in India. Indian web activists have been celebrating this week after courts struck down what has been dubbed as the “” arrest law. The Supreme Court in India has put the final nail in the coffin for a law known as Section 66A dubbed “The Arrest Law.” The law gave police the powers of arrest for people who made derogatory on the internet such as on social media sites like and . Indian …

140 Characters Lands Miss Turkey in Jail

Christopher Sewerd In the News

We’re all used to hearing stories of dictatorships cracking down on social media but surprising are the moves Turkey have been making in recent years to limit their citizens use of on tools to communicate freely. Last year was blocked from being accessed inside Turkey in a response to recordings of private government meetings being leaked on YouTube and the sharing of links via the social media site. Users quickly found ways to circumvent such blocks and the restriction was lifted a month later. No freedom of speech …

UK Censorship Policies Block 20% of the Internet

David Cox Policy

In order to protect the youth in the UK, Prime Minister David Cameron, got together with BT, Talk Talk, Sky, and Virgin and came up with a method of keeping the innocent minds innocent. With this method, internet providers are blocking certain content that would not be suitable for children. Prime Minister David Cameron wants the public to believe the filters would be used to stop only the pornography; however, the filters block a lot than porn.  “Free speech is not really something ingrained in the British psyche the …

Top Solutions to Access Blocked Websites

David Cox Informative Internet Guides

If you’re like me and you cannot seem to survive than a couple hours without an Internet connection, then the dreaded “Restricted access” message when you visit a site is a big time bummer. When exactly does this message appear? That’s what we will try to find out about here, while also giving you solutions on how to access such blocked websites.