If you have been following the developments of the Hub (no longer Video Hub) over the past months, you will know that safety and security of users and the people portrayed in the media is a very big concern of ours. It is one of the main reasons if not THE reason why we did not choose to simply build our Hub on YouTube or similar platforms.
HRW’s 2007 World Report has a great essay on internet censorship and surveillance Technology as a Restraint: Internet Censorship and Surveillance.
Not only do we have to be concerned about our site being blocked, but increased surveillance and data collection make maintaining a user’s identity even more critical.

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