Brendan Bartels

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Internet Bill of Rights | We the People: Your Voice in Our Government

Internet forums and social networks which provide free access to the public are a digital place of assembly, and individuals using such methods for …

Russia Is Now Providing North Korea With Internet: What That Could Mean For Cyber Warfare

Amid diplomatic fallout between North Korea and China, its only major trade partner, Russia is positioning itself to be a stronger North Korean ally, reaching out to provide North Korea with an internet connection. As a result, Russia may embolden North Korea to launch more destructive …

North Korea

The Work of Ensuring Civil Rights

<b>To the Editor:</b><p>Re “Web of Donors Sees a Chance to Curb Labor” (front page, Feb. 26):<p>Describing the work of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund as part of a liberal “ideological agenda” establishes a simplistic and unacceptable right-left balance that denigrates core civil rights work. …

China’s Censors Ban Winnie the Pooh and the Letter ‘N’ After Xi’s Power Grab

BEIJING — Liu Jin, a 27-year-old teacher in central China, is the kind of young nationalist that President Xi Jinping can typically count on. Mr. Liu shares propaganda photos of the president in battle fatigues online and reverently calls him “Uncle Xi.”<p>But Mr. Liu was dismayed this week when he …

China

China Presses Its Internet Censorship Efforts Across the Globe

SHANGHAI — Within its digital borders, China has long censored what its people read and say online. Now, it is increasingly going beyond its own online realms to police what people and companies are saying about it all over the world.<p>For years, China has exerted digital control with a system of …

China