The news cycle may have forgotten about the Drone+ controversy but many – including one member of Congress – are still concerned about Apple’s app censorship policies. The app’s developer is planning to resubmit it again soon.
Russia’s new Web blacklist is only the most recent of an alarming series of authoritarian moves to muzzle networked communications. National governments bent on censorship are eating away at the global, public Internet.
The Federal High Court in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa sentenced expatriate journalist and blogger Elias Kifle to life in prison yesterday. Kifle is the editor of the Washington D.C.-based blog, Ethiopian Review. He was sentenced in absentia and remains in the United States.
It was originally reported that he could receive the death…