Internet en Cuba

Censorship

Cuba Punishes Doctors for Using Revolico / Cubanet, Orlando Gonzalez Posted on March 15, 2015 The government has cancelled your INFOMED email account due to its having been used on a classified ad website. Cubanet, Orlando González, Mayabeque, Cuba, 12 March 2015 — Since February 23, the government has been cancelling some doctors’ and dentists’ […] Continue reading
Hello? Hello? / Yoani Sanchez Posted on March 13, 2015 Generation Y, Yoani Sanchez, 13 March 2015 – She dialed the number and waited. Nothing, not a ring, not even a busy signal. She tried again and then got a woman’s voice telling her to wait on the line. After several minutes she realized it […] Continue reading
Media watchdog unblocks banned websites in 11 countries THE ASSOCIATED PRESS 03/12/2015 2:44 PM 03/12/2015 2:45 PM PARIS Media monitoring group Reporters Without Borders says it is providing access to websites banned in Russia, Iran and nine other countries in a bid to counter government pressure. The group said Thursday that it created secured mirror […] Continue reading
CollateralFreedom, la censura a prueba en 11 países Enemigos del Internet Para luchar contra la censura en internet, RSF lanzó une operación de desbloqueo de 9 sitios de informaciones censurados en once países, volviendolos accesibles desde los territorios donde hoy en día estan prohibidos. Collateral Freedom : como RSF desbarata la censura Para esquivar la […] Continue reading
Collateral Freedom: how we thwart censorship In an original initiative designed to circumvent website blocking by governments that violate human rights, Reporters Without Borders is using the technique known as mirroring to duplicate the censored sites and place the copies on the servers of Internet giants such as Amazon, Microsoft and Google. In these 11 […] Continue reading
Breaking the Censorship / Angel Santiesteban Posted on March 6, 2015 Angel Santiesteban Prats,Jaimanitas Border Patrol Prison, Havana, 12 February 2015 — Today February 12, 2015, precisely the day of opening of the Havana International Book Fair, various officials have come to me noting one of the recent complaints concerning the slavery of the prisoners […] Continue reading
The Cuba Deal: How Raúl Castro Duped Obama 2/27/2015 @ 2:14PM GUEST POST WRITTEN BY Néstor T. Carbonell Mr. Carbonell is an international affairs consultant and author of “And The Russians Stayed: The Sovietization of Cuba.” On December 17, following a year and a half of secret negotiations with the Castro regime, President Obama trumpeted […] Continue reading
Are There Reasons to be Hopeful in Cuba? February 23, 2015 Veronica Vega HAVANA TIMES — Some days ago, a French journalist who was shooting a documentary here told me he was surprised I could speak of hope when referring to Cuba – not because he doesn’t want to be hopeful, but because the impressions […] Continue reading
Cyber-police and Firewalls to Control Cuban Internet / 14ymedio, Orlando Palma Posted on February 19, 2015 14ymedio, Orlando Palma, Havana, February 15 2015 – Only a few weeks after Barack Obama’s decision to allow American telecommunications companies to offer their services on the Island, Raúl Castro’s government is making it clear that the virtual world […] Continue reading
Don’t expect Cuba to embrace change overnight Sunday, February 1, 2015 | 6:00 a.m. CST BY MIAMI HERALD Anyone who believed that a mutual decision by the United States and Cuba to normalize diplomatic relations would produce immediate changes is bound to be disappointed by the results of the first round of face-to-face talks between […] Continue reading
Blurring Boundaries Between Art and Activism in Cuba In Cuba, Artistic Freedom Remains an Open Question By VICTORIA BURNETTJAN. 23, 2015 MEXICO CITY — Of the half-dozen pieces that form Tania Bruguera’s series “Tatlin’s Whisper,” the one that the Cuban government silenced may have resounded most. An attempt by Ms. Bruguera, a New York-based Cuban […] Continue reading
White Flag to the Regime in Havana? / Jeovany Jimenez Vega Posted on January 22, 2015 By: Jeovany Jimenez Vega — Those who advocate the elimination of the mechanisms of political pressure to which the Cuban government remains subject — I mean basically the United States Embargo and the Common European Position — often wield […] Continue reading
The French Company Orange Signs Agreement to Operate Internet in Cuba / 14ymedio Posted on January 22, 2015 14ymedio, 21 January 2015 — Last July the French telecommunications company Orange, chaired by Stéphane Richard, signed a confidential agreement with the Cuban state telecommunications company ETECSA to develop communications in Cuba, according to the French weekly […] Continue reading
Rubio Criticizes Obama’s SOTU Call to End Cuba Embargo The president’s call to end the embargo with Cuba met criticism from both parties. By Tom Risen Jan. 21, 2015 | 3:40 p.m. EST + More President Barack Obama called for Congress to end the U.S. embargo against Cuba during his State of the Union speech, […] Continue reading
Wi-Fi in Santiago de Cuba at Killer Prices January 11, 2015 By Circles Robinson HAVANA TIMES — The Cuban monopoly telecommunication’s company ETECSA announces that an experimental WiFi conecction will become available in Santiago de Cuba during January. The price will be 4.50 CUC (5.00 USD) per hour, the equivalent of an average week’s salary […] Continue reading
Cuba, amid the censorship, wades into WiFi Cuba, where Internet access is largely limited to government employees and pricey pay-by-hour public access, plans to start offering wireless service for the first time this month, officials said Saturday. Wireless Internet connections — for laptops, smartphones or tablets — will get a limited rollout through state-run Etecsa […] Continue reading
Here Comes the Packet, Knock, Knock / 14ymedio, Orlando Palma Posted on January 6, 2015 Research shows that among the main forms of cultural consumption in Cuba are television, visiting with friends and listening to music 14ymedio, ORLANDO PALMA, Havana, 5 January 2015 — A Cuban television special this Sunday entitled “They Call Me Cuba” […] Continue reading
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