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    Wi-Fi and Dirty Pants

    Wi-Fi and Dirty Pants HILDEBRANDO CHAVIANO MONTES | La Habana | 19 Oct 2015 – 12:15 pm. The illiterate of the 21st century are those who do not have Internet access. Many do not even know that the Internet exists in Cuba. As has been the case in Cuba for quite some time, everything that […] Continue reading

    Starting up in Cuba, but not connected

    Starting up in Cuba, but not connected By Nick Miroff April 14 at 3:30 AM HAVANA — Great technology companies are born in garages, of course, and that is where 31-year-old Bernardo Romero has launched his Cuban start-up, Ingenius. And like Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard in the 1930s, and Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak […] Continue reading

    Cuba clamps down on Wi-Fi networks

    Posted on Monday, 06.16.14 Cuba clamps down on Wi-Fi networks The little-known nets allow members to exchange information and entertainment materials. BY JUAN O. TAMAYO JTAMAYO@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM When the illegal Wi-Fi network in the Havana neighborhood of Mantilla was up and running, 120 members could play computer games and exchange news, movies and TV shows with […] Continue reading

    Cuba – U.S. using new weapon against us — spam

    Cuba: U.S. using new weapon against us — spam By Patrick Oppmann, CNN April 10, 2014 — Updated 0128 GMT (0928 HKT) Havana (CNN) — Cuban officials have accused the U.S. government of bizarre plots over the years, such as trying to kill Fidel Castro with exploding cigars. On Wednesday, they said Washington is using […] Continue reading

    Miami man skirts law with Cuban satellite business

    Posted on Monday, 11.11.13 Miami man skirts law with Cuban satellite business BY JUAN O. TAMAYO JTAMAYO@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM What U.S. government subcontractor Alan P. Gross could not do in Cuba is being carried out by a Miami man who started out just wanting to cut the price of his phone calls to his father and grandmother […] Continue reading

    In Cuba, mystery shrouds fate of Internet cable

    Posted on Monday, 05.21.12 In Cuba, mystery shrouds fate of Internet cable By ANDREA RODRIGUEZ Associated Press HAVANA -- It was all sunshine, smiles and celebratory speeches as officials marked the arrival of an undersea fiber-optic cable they pro...

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    Eleven News Stories Not Reported in Cuba in 2011 / Ernesto Morales Licea

    Eleven News Stories Not Reported in Cuba in 2011 / Ernesto Morales LiceaErnesto Morales Licea, Translator: Unstated 1. The Arab springOnly when the events in Egypt exceeded the predictions, did the Cuban press note (with tweezers) some isolated inciden... [...] Continue reading

    Cuba says US behind illegal wireless networks

    Cuba says US behind illegal wireless networks(AFP)HAVANA — Cuba accused the United States on Monday of enabling illegal Internet connections in its territory and said several people were arrested in April for profiting from the wireless networks.The ... Continue reading

    After the Black Spring, Cuba’s new repression

    After the Black Spring, Cuba's new repression

    When the last of 29 journalists jailed in a notorious 2003 crackdown was finally freed this year, it signaled to many the end of a dark era. But Cuban authorities are still persecuting… Continue reading

    Cuba: Freedom on the Net 2011 – Freedom House

    FREEDOM HOUSE Freedom on the Net 2011

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    2009 2011INTERNET FREEDOM STATUS Not Free Not FreeObstacles to Access 25 24Limits on Content 30 30Violations of User Rights 33 33Total 88 87

    POPULATION: 11.3 millionINTERNET PENETRATION: 1 percentWEB 2.0 APPLICATIONS BLOCKED:… Continue reading