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Lessons from Estonia on cyberspace censorship

If President Benigno Aquino attended the ongoing United Nations general debate, he could have learned something from his Estonian counterpart: Don't censor cyberspace.\nIn a speech at the UN, Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves expressed concern that too many countries warn about the dangers of a free Internet from a security perspective.\n

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1st October 2012 08:28

Alessia Valenza | ILGA Asia

“The truth is that cybersecurity is needed to prevent oppressive governments and criminals wreaking havoc,” Ilves argued, noting that "cybersecurity should not prevent peaceful individuals from speaking their minds or gathering information and exchanging ideas.” Read more.