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An everyday conflict for rights and freedoms in our on-line world is being waged in Asia. on the epicenter of this contest is China--home to the world's greatest web inhabitants and what's might be the world's so much complex web censorship and surveillance regime in our on-line world. Resistance to China's net controls comes from either grassroots activists and company giants reminiscent of Google. in the meantime, related struggles play out around the remainder of the zone, from India and Singapore to Thailand and Burma, even if each one nationwide dynamic is exclusive. entry Contested, the 3rd quantity from the OpenNet Initiative (a collaborative partnership of the Citizen Lab on the collage of Toronto's Munk institution of world Affairs, the Berkman heart for web and Society at Harvard college, and the SecDev team in Ottawa), examines the interaction of nationwide defense, social and ethnic id, and resistance in Asian our on-line world, delivering in-depth bills of nationwide struggles opposed to web controls in addition to up to date nation studies through ONI researchers. The participants learn such themes as net censorship in Thailand, the Malaysian blogosphere, surveillance and censorship round gender and sexuality in Malaysia, web governance in China, company social accountability and freedom of expression in South Korea and India, cyber assaults on autonomous Burmese media, and distributed-denial-of-service assaults and different electronic keep an eye on measures throughout Asia.

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16. ” 17. stm. 18. net/ breaching-trust. 19. html. 20. org. 21. Jonathan Zittrain and John Palfrey, “Reluctant Gatekeepers: Corporate Ethics on a Filtered Internet,” in Access Denied: The Practice and Policy of Global Internet Filtering, ed. ” in Access Controlled: The Shaping of Power, Rights, and Rule in Cyberspace, ed. Ronald Deibert, John Palfrey, Rafal Rohozinski, and Jonathan Zittrain (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2010), 87–108. 22. Ronald Deibert, “Black Code Redux: Censorship, Surveillance, and the Militarization of Cyberspace,” in Digital Media and Democracy: Tactics in Hard Times, ed.

36 Assertions of state power in cyberspace mesh with one of the other drivers mentioned earlier: the demographic shift in cyberspace to the South and East. In these regions, many states have a well-established tradition of government intervention and state control, particularly of the mass media and the economy. Already having such a tradition in place, they are also coming into cyberspace at a much different historical juncture than the “early adopters” of the technology in the North and West.

See the China country profile in this volume. 25. See the Malaysia country profile in this volume. 26. net/research/ australia-and-new-zealand. 27. net/blog/2010/08/indonesia-and-its-porn-troubles. 2 Contesting Cyberspace and the Coming Crisis of Authority Ronald Deibert and Rafal Rohozinski [Essentially contested concepts are] concepts the proper use of which inevitably involves endless disputes about their proper uses on the part of their users. —W. B. Gallie1 In its short life span, the Internet has evolved from a laboratory research tool to a global immersive environment—called cyberspace—that encompasses all of society, economics, and politics.

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