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<nettime> ICANN Shuts Down YellowTimes.Org In Censorship Move
geert lovink on Tue, 25 Mar 2003 12:50:51 +0100 (CET)

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<nettime> ICANN Shuts Down YellowTimes.Org In Censorship Move

> From: steve zeltzer <lvpsf {AT} igc.org>
> Date: Tue Mar 25, 2003  01:24:10 Europe/Berlin
> To: Labortech <lvpsf {AT} igc.org>
> Subject: ICANN Shuts Down YellowTimes.Org In Censorship Move
> Account for domain yellowtimes.org has been suspended
> Reply-To: YellowTimes {AT} YellowTimes.org
> Message-ID: <bulk.69704.20030324122326 {AT} yellowtimes.org>
> ***********************************
> YellowTimes.org News Update
> ***********************************
> March 24, 2003:
> Important!
> YellowTimes.org was shut down yet again yesterday. We posted pictures 
> of Iraqi civilian casualties and American POWs and we were shut down 
> due to "inappropriate graphic content." After censoring the pictures, 
> we were allowed to put our site up back again.
> YT was perhaps the first Internet site to post the pictures, early on 
> Sunday morning. To see the pictures, visit this URL:
> http://www.yt.org/article.php?sid=1199
> Then, take a look at our News From the Front section to see why we 
> were shut down, along with why we decided to post these pictures. That 
> section can be reached at:
> http://www.NewsFromtheFront.org <http://www.newsfromthefront.org/>
> Keep visiting our site because this censorship issue is heating up.
> ***********************************
> Feature article included in full text below:
> "Peace comes from the heart"
> by Ari Greenblatt - YT Guest Columnist (Israel)
> Ari Greenblatt, who resides in Israel, writes an emotional article 
> explaining how peace can be achieved in the Israeli-Palestinian 
> conflict.
> Direct link: http://www.yt.org/article.php?sid=1202
> ***************
> The following articles can only be accessed on YellowTimes.org:
> "Uzbekistan wonders which way to go"
> Power and Interest News Report (PINR)
> An excellent analysis of the current situation in Uzbekistan, the 
> Central Asian country that hosts U.S. troops.
> Full text: http://www.yt.org/article.php?sid=1201
> **************
> "Something monstrous this way comes"
> by John Chuckman - YT Columnist (Canada)
> John Chuckman writes a scathing criticism of the American media and 
> government and how they are attempting to market the war in Iraq like 
> any other consumer product.
> Full text: http://www.yt.org/article.php?sid=1196

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