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British

Campaign Against the Censorship of the Internet in Britain

The Campaign Against the Censorship of the Internet in Britain site was ranked a top 10 resource by the British edition of WIRED magazine and has regular updates of British Net freedom issues.

Controlling access to the Internet

A useful directory of information covers issues of Internet regulation and control. Although not regularly updated it has considerable information on the origins of SafetyNet, now known as Internet Watch Foundation.

Cyber Rights and Cyber Liberties (UK)

Run by Yaman Akdeniz, who is a PhD researcher in law at Leeds University. Yaman has produced useful reports such as 'Who Watches the Watchmen', and 'The Development of Rating & Filtering Systems in Europe'.

Index on Censorship

British based anti-censorship magazine with an international focus and reputation. Editor in Chief, Ursula Owen recently debated Internet Freedom on the issue of hate speech where she alarmingly asserted that "speech can kill".

Spiked

"spiked is a website for those who want to see some change in the real world as well as the virtual one. If you think that the power of the internet could be used for something more than shopping and pseudo-sex, get spiked."

International

American Civil Liberties Union

The ACLU is the oldest civil liberties organisation in the World. They were instrumental in successfully challenging the CDA - the Communications Decency Act - which was ruled as being unconstitutional.
The ACLU have also been successful with their legal attempts to stop the installation of Internet filtering software in public libraries.

Campaign for Democracy and Technology

CDT is A Washington based non-profit organisation. It claims to work "for public policies that advance civil liberties and democratic values" on the Internet. Strongly critical of government legislation, they have come out in favour of rating systems and self-regulation of the Internet by ISPs and regulatory authorities.

Electronic Frontiers Australia

A very well designed Australian free speech site which is particularly strong on filtering and rating of the Net. Unlike most free speech sites also touches on issue such as intellectual property.

Electronic Frontier Foundation

Founded in 1990, EFF is the best known for promoting the Blue Ribbon campaign for free speech. The fourth most linked to site on the Internet has archives that cover just about every free speech issue that has ever been featured on the Net.

Ethical Spectacle

A monthly online magazine with a bias towards freedom of expression. Jonathan Wallace, who wrote Sex, Laws and Cyberspace, a book which chronicles the history of online censorship, edits Ethical Spectacle. Internet Freedom news releases have been featured on the site.

Freedom Forum

The Freedom Forum's online news service Free! is "dedicated to free press, free speech and free spirit for all people". A comprehensive site featuring free speech issues around the world. The technology section is updated regularly where Jon Katz writes a provocative column.

Global Internet Liberty Campaign

GILC is an alliance of 45 freedom promoting organisations from around the world. GILC have an active approach to opposing censorship and promoting privacy on the Internet. Internet Freedom is a member of GILC.

The Net Censorship Dilemma

The site of Irene Graham, an activist with EFA, this site is of very high standard both in terms of design and politics. Amongst many areas of interest it contains a thorough critique of the Platform for Internet Content Selection (PICS).

Peacefire

A free speech site for teenagers run by teenagers. CYBERsitter has blocked Peacefire after criticising it. Peacefire now has advice about how to disable eight different brands of filtering software.

MIT Student Association for Freedom of Expression.

Seth Finkelstein maintains this large site at MIT about censorship. He has a page of 'Information about Labelling and Rating' and the site has many of links to other sites and articles. Unfortunately there is little in the way of recent updates.

Roland Seim

This is the site of one of the best anti-censorship writers in Germany. Roland Seim tackles even difficult issues like pornography and fascism. His writings are very well researched and he has a coffee-table book called Der kommentierte Bildband zu "Ab 18". It contains hundreds of illustrations, an annotated bibliography and a lot of interesting Internet addresses. Well worth getting a copy if you can read German. English readers may prefer to take a look at the translated abstract from his dissertation tucked away on the site.

Helen Folasade Adu, better known as Sade, is the lady to catch live on stage. She is a famous singer, songwriter, record producer and composer who lead her own band called Sade. Truly a woman of many talents, she is particularly known for her stimulating live performances; which make Sade Tickets a hot property among regular concertgoers. Sade has been a popular R&B phenomenon since 1980s, and they are still going strong even in the presence of many new artists. Book some Sade Tickets for experiencing the beautiful blend of R&B, soft rock, jazz and funk and soul music, as we assure you good musical time at her concerts!

The first DJ to play live on stage at the Olympics Tiesto is a widely acknowledged Dutch Musician. Starting his career in 2001 the artist has already made it to the Grammy''''s for his third studio album ''Elements of Life''''. Known for having a huge fan base the artist performs to huge audiences making them dance along with his Electro House tunes. Crowned as ''Number 1 DJ Of The World'''' by DJ Magazine Tiesto is all set for another rocking performance in Las Vegas. So guys rush off and buy your Tiesto Tickets for an enthralling event right now!

They''ve been together since 1992 and have sold more than 9 million albums in the US alone; Weezer is the ultimate alternative rock band of America. With 8 successful studio albums already under their belt the band is ready to release their 9th album and is going to be touring to support the new release. The LA natives are going to be touring around the world and you could be one of the lucky fans to catch a sneak preview of their latest albumDeath to False Metal''''. All you need to do is get your Weezer Tickets and you''''ll be all set to go!

Jazz music lovers living in New York have a reason to rejoice. The famous American jazz guitarist and composer Pat Metheny will be soon visiting the city and delivering exciting performances at the Town Hall for two consecutive days. Over the years Pat Metheny has ruled the hearts of music lovers due to his unique and quality-oriented music. His signature style of incorporating the elements of Latin jazz progressive and contemporary jazz post-bop and jazz fusion into his music has made him a hot-selling act in the 1970s and 1980s. He is still going strong as a solo artist and as a leader of the Pat Metheny Group. Enjoy his unforgettable music by booking Pat Metheny Tour Tickets as this is the best musical experience you can have in time to come!

Among the most visited cities of South Africa Cape Town is the travelers’ chief choice. Its beaches wild life restaurants wine and bars and thousands of worth seeing sites attract almost 2 million tourists each year. It is the city of wonders that provides a complete package for the people of all ages in an affordable range. The fascinating land marks and the spooky caves the Mediterranean climate and extreme natural beauty will captivate you. The City has it all to entice enthrall and comfort you. Grab Cape Town Tickets pack your bags and land in Cape Town and experience the finest of everything.

The hip hop sensation Drake is coming soon to your city to perform live. He recently took away two Juno Awards and is also nominated for several Grammy Awards. He has been a part of the music scene since the year 2001 and has garnered a great deal of fan following since then. His very first studio release, ‘Thank Me Later’ debuted at no.1 on the Billboard 200 and went Platinum right away. Apart from that, throughout his career Drake has worked with several other artists such as Eminem, Kanye West and Jay Z. Don’t miss the fun and get your Drake Tickets 2013 right away!

Robert Plant has earned massive fan base both as the lead vocalist and lyricist of Led Zeppelin and as a solo artist. He is a true rocker who can make you sing and dance to his tunes, especially when you are watching him live in concert. Now, you can book some of the best deal on Robert Plant Tickets from us, as we know very well that watching him live is an experience of a lifetime. He will win your hearts by doing amazing moves. From his dancing to jumping, and placing his hands on his hips or snapping his fingers; his fans love everything he does during his live shows. Catch him by booking your Robert Plant Tickets as we have got the best deals only for you!

A Chorus Line is a musical with nineteen main characters. It tells the story of seventeen Broadway dancers who audition for a chorus line. The show is a peep into the personas of the performers and the choreographer who narrate the events that impacted their lives and why they took up dancing. The Broadway production initially prepared by Buffalo N.Y. was a huge success winning 9 of the 12 Tony nominations. It is still reckoned as the longest running musical produced in the United States. The show was brought to stage on Broadway again in 2006. Give yourself a break by getting A Chorus Line Tickets.

When she speaks she mesmerizes the crowd like no other. Such is the magic of Chelsea Handler who has conveniently established herself as one of the best stand-up comedians humorists and television hosts in the USA. Besides this she has also inspired millions as an actress and has written best-selling books and widely read columns. Her talk show Chelsea Lately has been a consistent favorite with American audience. With her dynamic streak she is ready to win your hearts one more time with her live shows. Chelsea Handler Tickets are on sale now for her shows in New York Las Vegas Houston San Diego Boston and many other cities. Book your deal and get ready to see the shining star of the entertainment world!

Looking for a ‘worth-waiting’ array of live concerts in the city of Los Angeles? Well if your answer is yes then you can rest assured that Hollywood Bowl would be your safest and most affordable bet. With the capacity of upholding 17 376 audience members; Hollywood Bowl due to its exquisite acoustics is known for staging the live acts of the top names in the music industry. During the summer season it plays home to Los Angeles Philharmonic and hundreds of other live concerts with in its tranquil ambience. So with your Hollywood Bowl Tickets you’re sure to feel the unique experience of music in the outdoors.

Three Days Grace the Billboard''s number one rock artist of the year 2007 are back in action.  Formed in formed in Norwood Ontario in 1992 this famous rock band is now based in Toronto Canada. Adam Gontier is the lead vocalist and guitarist of the band Neil Sanderson is the drummer and backing vocalist while Brad Walst and Barry Stock serve as the bassist and lead guitarist respectively. The band has delivered platinum and double platinum certified albums ''Three Days Grace'' and ''One-X'' in the past decade. Now they are basking on the glory of their latest album ''Life Starts Now'' and ready to entertain their fans with lively concerts. If you want to enjoy their music then grab Three Days Grace Tickets and have a ROCKIN'' experience!

Country music lover living in Houston! Get ready to watch your favorite star Toby Keith live in concert at this year’s Houston Rodeo. Besides the usual fun stuff offered at Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo show every year you will get a chance of catching the biggest music stars of the country in live shows. Toby Keith will also lift up your spirits with his beautiful voice and soulful music. He will perform to some of his all-time hits and will surely set the stage on fire at the Reliant Stadium. This concert is a must-watch one for you if you enjoy country music. Reserve your kid rock concert tickets and listen to the refreshing tunes of Keith live!

The Dead Weather comprises tremendously experienced musicians who have previously proven their talents in various other bands. Dead Weather was formed after the jam sessions of all its band members at the Third Man Studio. Only two and half weeks later the band starting writing and composing their debut album and performed live for the first time on March 11 2009. Ever since then the band has released two studio albums and has given numerous live performances as well. They’re known for giving energetic and up to the mark live rock performances all the time every time. So if a rocking night out is what you’re looking for then there’s no better way to spend your money other than the cheap Cheap Dead Weather Tickets .

The vocal group that blends four superb voices perfectly together in seamless synchronization is none other than The Manhattan Transfer. The name of the band denotes the New York origins of the group members and it was derived from the novel of John Dos Passos called Manhattan Transfer. The group members of TMT ever since its re-emergence in 1972 includes singers like Alan Paul Laurel Massé and Janis Siegel. The group has produced many Grammy award winning tracks and has given many splendid live performances across the nation. Now as the awesome foursome come to Rockville the people of the area are going wild with excitement. The Manhattan Transfer Rockville concert is for sure going to earn rave reviews. Book The Manhattan Transfer Tickets and enjoy the amazing sound of this well-known band.

The animatronic and costumed dinosaurs of the Walking With Dinosaurs seem to have ruled the minds and hearts of many families since the past three years. Now this fabulous spectacular is entertaining the theater audience in Las Vegas the Entertainment Capital of the World. Listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the most expensive documentary series ever made Walking With Dinosaurs has been adapted into a marvelous theatrical. The show is both informative and entertaining at the same time and appeals the audiences of every age. If you want to catch the action of walking and roaring dinosaurs as if they are real ones then grab your Walking With Dinosaurs Tickets now

All the basketball lovers should get ready to watch the annual star-studded gala of NBA All Star Game. And those who will get their hands on 2013 NBA All Star Game Tickets are just too lucky as this 60th edition of the game is touted to be the biggest and better than ever. The who’s who of basketball world will be present at LA’s Staples Center where this game will be played on February 20 2011. The name of the players who will participate in this annual exhibition basketball game are not announced yet but you can be assured that the All-Star squad will include all your favorite players. Don’t miss the chance to catch them live as Cheap 2013 NBA All Star Game Tickets won’t be here for long.

NCAA Lacrosse Championship match which is scheduled to be held this year at the M&T Bank Stadium is regarded as one of the most anticipated NCAA Championships across the nation. This year Baltimore Ravens’ home field is chosen to be the proving ground for the teams who have make it this far. Baltimore has always been known for its Lacrosse Heritage and the fact that M&T Bank Stadium is located near many hotels and restaurants makes it an ideal place for you to enjoy your favorite sport. And just make things a lot more convenient we’re offering quite an affordable array of NCAA Lacrosse Champ Baltimore Tickets right here. So book your deal and enjoy the game!

Boston Red Sox is argued to be the most successful MLB Franchise of the previous decade thanks to their incredible success rate. Moreover Red Sox also holds the record of selling out all of their home games for past 6+ years. So far the team has claimed a total of seven World Series Titles and after observing their last season’s performance this season is expected to be their eight time. So if you want to support your team to glory and be a part of history in the making then it’s a smart move to capture your Cheap Boston Red Sox Schedule Tickets as soon as possible.

Based in Anaheim since 1966 Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have proven themselves to be the finest MLB franchise in the Western Division of MLB so far as they’ve managed to claim three straight West Division Titles – the most recent of which came in the previous season. After tasting what it’s like to win the World Series Title in 2002 and with such an outstanding performance in previous seasons Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim are sure to come out in bright numbers. And with Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Tickets in your hands you’re sure to catch all the action … As it happens!

If today’s music doesn’t make much sense to you then rock n roll extravaganza Frankie Avalon Westbury is what you should try. This event will bring the soft and serene music of 50s back to life. The malleable music of that era is meant to move you.  Frankie Avalon along with other superb rock n roll stars will enthrall the jubilant audience of New York. The super hit songs like “Why” Venus” “Just Ask Your Heart” and “Where Are You” will fill the city with sensitivity and romance. And the youthful performance by handsome Frankie Avalon will leave you hymning. Grab your Cheap Rock n roll extravaganza Tickets and enjoy unforgettable musical time!

Disney is celebrating the summer with all the superstars and it is inviting you all to this huge party. But mind you Disney On Ice is not just a party but a series of celebration. You can attend Mickey and Minnie’s very Merry Unbirthday Party. You should also watch how the handsome princes impress their beautiful princesses on the Royal Valentine’s Ball. And you can also enjoy a slightly spooky Halloween with the stylish and devilish Disney Villains.  The Cheap Disney On Ice Lets Celebrate! Tickets give you a chance to know if and how the good and the bad guys party together.

If you anxiously anticipate the annual sports events of Alabama Crimson Tide then you are a genuine lover of this university athletic team. If you are not then be cautious! It is the high Tides time of the year and you need to watch them play at your own risk. Hopes are high for the upcoming NCAA season. The clubs teams and universities with a year- long hard practice are eager to step in the battle field. Many universities have strong teams but the 2013 Alabama Crimson Tides Tuscaloosa Tickets are selling relatively fast. To tough to be defeated the Tides get trained by some of the toughest coaches under the world class facilities. So watch them if you love them and see how they fare at this year’s collegiate athletics games.

The Bucky Badgers trained to dig their way across the goal are ready to take on their rival hockey teams. Watching the unpredictable and exciting Wisconsin Badgers match is like splendid feast for hockey fans. Even if they lose the game the spectators are satisfied with their action and effort. The Wisconsin Badgers WCHA Playoffs Hockey Tickets are up for sale now. See if the Badger men and women can make the history once again. You should have your tickets otherwise you will regret to be unable to witness the matches everyone is so madly raving about.

The developments in college football have taken the sport to a whole new level. With the football season underway all the teams are ready to give each other a tough time. In one of the upcoming games West Virginia Mountaineers will take on the Syracuse Orangemen. Both the sides have a solid defense and the Orange team has a long history of producing professional hall of famers. Virginia Mountaineers are not far behind and have many talented players in their side. To catch them in live action get your West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Syracuse Orangemen Mountaineer Field Tickets now! It''''ll be a night to remember.

 
 

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