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Researchers: Canadian Firm Helping Bahrain Censor the Web

September 22, 2016

New York Times | September 22, 2016

Specialists from U of T’s Citizen Lab have identified a Canadian company at the center of a small Arab nation’s online censorship system. The report which was published Wednesday, said that web filtering firm Netsweeper Inc. is helping block news and opposition websites in Bahrain, a Gulf Arab monarchy. Read more.