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Censorship

A Canadian Company Is Blocking LGBTQ Content for Censorious Regimes

Netsweeper is blocking content in 30 countries, according to a new report from Toronto-based research group Citizen Lab.
Jordan Pearson
4.25.18
Censorship

Google Is Back In Canadian Court to Fight Global Search Censorship

A California court said the 2014 Canadian order “threatens free speech on the global internet.”
Jordan Pearson
3.9.18
SOPA, Canuck Style

Does Canada Even Have a Huge Piracy Problem?

A coalition of powerful organizations wants to block piracy websites in Canada.
Jordan Pearson
2.2.18
net neutrality

Canada’s Telecoms and National Media Want the Government to Block Piracy Websites

Digital rights groups worry that website blocking could cover more than illegal piracy.
Jordan Pearson
1.30.18
Bitcoin

A Second Bitcoin Fork Is Looming and Battle Lines Are Being Drawn

Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, and soon... Bitcoin Gold.
Jordan Pearson
10.23.17
Opinion

Corporations Have Utterly Failed to Protect Speech

Facebook and Twitter are hurting those they should be protecting.
Jordan Pearson
10.12.17
Bitcoin

Russia Plans to Block Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Bitcoin takes another hit abroad.
Jordan Pearson
10.10.17
uh oh, eh?

A Telecom Giant Wants to Block Websites in Canada

Bell is taking a hardline approach to copyright and piracy.
Jordan Pearson
9.27.17
News

Google Is Fighting Global Search Censorship In Canada's Supreme Court

Should Canadian courts be able to block links worldwide?
Jordan Pearson
12.6.16
News

This Colorful Visualization Shows Bitcoin Is Reaching Its Limit

Making the abstract more visceral.
Jordan Pearson
10.4.16
News

Blockchain of Love: Someone Proposed Using Bitcoin

But is it too good to be true?
Jordan Pearson
6.14.16
News

Unless Everyone Using Bitcoin Makes This Radical Change, the Currency Will Die

"I think it is too late to keep navel-gazing."
Jordan Pearson
5.6.15