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    Chances are everyone who has ever read this and will read this uses the internet daily. It is an incredibly convenient tool that allows us to find information in mere seconds. Imagine if our access to that information was suddenly limited, or even completely denied. That is the daily reality for citizens of China today. Their government censors anything on the internet that they do not agree with, and blocks popular websites such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, and YouTube. Some areas, such as Aba County, are completely denied internet access altogether (Beam). Some argue that, while not to this extent, a system of internet censorship should be implemented in America. However, that would have many negative consequences. Internet censorship should not be implemented because it violates our rights, is far too…

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    Controlled Chaos The internet has a dominating influence over todays world, because it acts as a central source of information, entertainment, and communication. Essentially the internet is vital for performing everyday tasks, but there are also negative sides to the internet. On a good note, almost anything can be researched on the web because it stores ample amounts of data. For example, students prefer to search the internet over searching through library books to find data while conducting…

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    Now, more than any other time in recent history, individuals have access to a nearly endless source of information and the ability to communicate with people around the world. Advancements of the Internet allows us freedom to explore and navigate between websites with a single click. However, this access brings along the debate of internet censorship, or the suppression of what can be accessed, published or viewed on the Internet by the government. In my opinion, internet censorship that is…

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    prohibits what one is allowed to search or post on the Internet. However, this "authoritarian system" is exactly how China's Internet content or provider has worked till this day. From the beginning, there has always been a debate between the advantages…

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    While protecting children is an important thing society has to take on, some believe that internet censorship for children can lead to oppressing the people of a nation. Since internet is something that is hard to regulate it becomes a bit of chore when deciding how to protect children. Government can use these regulations as a mask and in reality use them to oppress. Especially totalitarian governments like China, Russia, and Iran. Lawrence Strickling, the US Department of Commerce Assistant…

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    development, the internet usage has experienced a tremendous growth in recent year, especially among the adolescents. The skeptical validity of the information available on the internet has brought to the concern on whether internet censorship should be implement. While the advocates welcome the measure with the belief that it helps protect adolescents from the misguidance and bullying from the use of internet, the critics argue that this measure is a hindrance to the development and freedom of…

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    The debate over whether governments should carry out censorship has grown more contentious. Cultural development, entertainment and other aspects are actively or negatively influenced by large amounts of uncontrolled information. The question is whether the government should set up censorship to the public. Development of the Internet has given rise to the information explosion, so that people can add and read any information on the Internet, and watch various videos. However, it has become…

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    The World Wide Web, also known simply as the Internet, is a place of constant controversy. In this day and age it is the most influential piece of technology on the current and upcoming generations. With a flick of the finger tips people have access to almost any information they desire. Ranging from the news of natural disasters that happened seconds ago to viral videos of cats doing stupid things; the Internet has the power to convince people that sky is actually red. But moreover, it gives…

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    Censorship has been in civilizations since people created writing. However, there have always been ways to circumnavigate these government censors, and spread contraband to other people in the state. In the modern era, Internet censorship has been a topic of discussion by those in favor of government censorship, and those against; each referring back to some form of legislation passed to defend its side. Though some people view the censorship in the United States as being too strict, it is one…

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    Around the world, most countries including China, The United States of America, and the Middle East have online Internet websites censored by types of countless reasons. There is the most obvious question: why do people censor online websites and what is censorship? "Censorship is the process of either removing or editing any type of fictional or nonfictional graphic imagery to anybody, not at a certain of age. This would include television shows (ex. South Park), movies(ex. Pulp Fiction), and…

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