Search for dissertations about: "censorship"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 swedish dissertations containing the word censorship.

  1. 1. Measuring and circumventing Internet censorship

    Author : Philipp Winter; Stefan Lindskog; Joss Wright; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; tor; censorship; circumvention; anonymity; Computer Science; Datavetenskap;

    Abstract : An ever increasing amount of governments, organisations, and companies employ Internet censorship in order to filter the free flow of information.  These efforts are supported by an equally increasing number of companies focusing on the development of filtering equipment.Only what these entities consider right can pass the filters. READ MORE

  2. 2. Enhancing Censorship Resistance in the Tor Anonymity Network

    Author : Philipp Winter; Stefan Lindskog; Simone Fischer-Hübner; Steven Murdoch; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; tor; censorship; anonymity; network; Computer Science; Datavetenskap;

    Abstract : BaksidestextThe Tor network was originally designed as low-latency anonymity network.However, as the years progressed, Tor earned a reputation as also being a useful tool to circumvent Internet censorship. At times, the network counted 30,000 users only from China. READ MORE

  3. 3. Breaking digital firewalls : analyzing internet censorship and circumvention in the arab world

    Author : Walid Al-saqaf; Stig-Arne Nohrstedt; Åke Grönlund; Naomi Sakr; Walid Al-Saqaf; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Internet censorship; filtering; circumvention; Alkasir; Arab Spring; free speech; liberation technology; authoritarianism; freedom of expression; Media and Communication Studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the role of Internet censorship and circumvention in the Arab world as well as Arabs’ views on the limits to free speech on the Internet.The project involves the creation of an Internet censorship circumvention tool named Alkasir that allows users to report and access certain types of censored websites. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Taming of a Viking : August Strindberg, Translation and Post-Victorian Censorship

    Author : Lars Liljegren; Carin Franzén; Lars-Håkan Svensson; Cecilia Alvstad; Dirk Delabastita; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; August Strindberg; translation studies; descriptive translation studies; imagology; multiple translatorship; reception theory; polysystem theory; post-Victorian censorship; habitus; panopticon.; August Strindberg; translation studies; descriptive translation studies; imagologi; multiple translatorship; receptionsteori; polysystemteori; post-victoriansk censur; habitus; panopticon.;

    Abstract : This dissertation studies August Strindberg’s two-volume collection of short stories, Giftas (1884, 1886) and its first English translation, Ellie Schleussner’s Married (1913). The purpose is to demonstrate that Married deviates from the original in many ways, primarily on the very aspects that were generally associated with the work. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Most Delicate Subject : A History of Sex Education Films in Sweden

    Author : Elisabet Björklund; Erik Hedling; Sven-Axel Månsson; Mariah Larsson; Eric Schaefer; Filmvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; sex education film; sexuality and Swedish cinema; censorship; genre; exploitation; pornography; gender; Swedish welfare state; Swedish sin ; Language of Love-films; school film; Film Studies; Filmvetenskap; Sex education film; “Swedish sin”; Language of Love films;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to present a history of sex education films in Sweden, from their beginnings until the late 1970s, relating the films to the changing historical context of the Swedish welfare society. Within this framework, the dissertation explores two main sets of questions. READ MORE