Wednesday, October 29, 2008

The Great Wall - Part 1

When the World Wide Web was created in 1989, its main objective was to enable the free exchange of information via interlinked hypertext documents.

After 20 years, we have created firewalls, filters and blocked information flow for various reasons. In our own education systems, students are limited to certain video sharing sites, social communities, and blogs. Many students have more access at home to research, engage, create and publish than what they have at access to at school with the "great walls" we put around our technology and Internet access at school. Teachers and students alike may believe that they are being limited to valuable content and resources. I would agree. It could be worse...

Top 10 Countries Censoring the Web

Find out which countries are keeing an iron hand on content censorship. (Daily

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