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When Is Government Web Censorship Justified? An Indian Horror Story

posted on August 24, 2012

India censors the Internet “in the name of public safety,” writes Max Fisher for The Atlantic. Due to ethnic and religious violence, the “Indian government might be right to fear that technology.” The Internet can “magnify ancient communal tensions in a ways that costs lives and, perhaps even worse, might destabilize the delicate social balance within the world’s second-largest country,” Fisher writes.

Read at The Atlantic