Who says that the tentacles of political repression does not reach out to the Internet? The following news articles tell us that the world capitalist system does everything it can to stifle dissent. This shall serve as lesson to those who think that the Internet is a medium for practicing our freedom of expression. Just like in any other medium, you can say whatever you want in the Internet except criticize and expose the ills and biases of imperialism.
To all concerned net individuals out there, let us voice out our indignation against this and similar acts. Please sign and circulate the solidarity message.
FBI shuts down 20 antiwar web sites: an unprecedented act of Internet censorship
October 13, 2004 (AxisofLogic.com) -- The US government move to shut down nearly two dozen antiwar, anti-globalization web sites on October 7 is an unprecedented exercise of police power against political dissent on the Internet. The World Socialist Web Site denounces the attack on the Indymedia sites and demands a halt to all such attempts at suppressing political criticism of the US government...
Read more at http://www.wsws.org/articles/2004/oct2004/inte-o13.shtml.
Indymedia's Hardware is Returned, But Many Questions Remain
Today, October 14th, Italy Indymedia learned that an investigation in Bologna could have precipitated the U.S.' order for the seizure of Indymedia's hard drives from the U.K.
Read more at http://www.indymedia.org/en/index.shtml