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Global Information Society Watch 2015: Sexual rights and the internet
Global Information Society Watch 2015: Sexual rights and the internet 19 November 2015 Various

This edition of GISWatch presents stories from around the world on how the politics of sex and sexual rights activism takes place online. It examines how generally accepted sexual identities, as well as marginalised sexualities, are expressed, regulated and moralised on the internet.    

An EROTICS call: Survey on internet regulation and sexual rights
An EROTICS call: Survey on internet regulation and sexual rights 07 March 2013 Flavia Fascendini

Are you member of a non-governmental or a community-based organisation? Are you an academic or a researcher? Do you work within networks or coalitions? Are you an independent blogger? If you are a sexuality rights activist and you use the internet in your work, this call is for you.    

Iran's new "clean" national internet will push many to exile, says Iranian activist
Iran's new "clean" national internet will push many to exile, says Iranian activist 08 March 2012 LC

Surprising as it may be, the internet in Iran started out as comparatively open in the region. However, censorship and internet clampdowns noticeably increased when conservative president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad came to power in 2005. The internet had until then given activists, journalists and political dissidents a way to get around Iran’s restrictive media laws and communicate with the ou...

Indonesia bans website for the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission
Indonesia bans website for the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission 08 February 2012 IGLHRC

The website for the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission is the latest victim of censorship in Indonesia. It joins a number of other LGBT rights organisations which have been blocked by pornography filters.

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