Sheraton Hotels Implement Chinese-style Internet Censorship, Block Alternative News Websites
Infowars, Activist Post, and Federal Jack blocked by Sheraton Hotel’s ‘harmful content’ filter.
November 8, 2011
In the wake of the Department of Homeland Security announcing its propaganda partnership with hotels to recruit citizen spies, a loyal reader alerted us that the Sheraton Ferncroft Hotel in Danvers, Massachusetts is blocking access to alternative news websites using a content filter service called IBAHN. The firsthand account of which websites were blocked is as follows:
FYI, this past weekend I attempted to search forInfoWars, ActivistPost & FederalJack using public access computers in the lobby of a hotel run by Sheraton. All three websites were blocked from allowing the public to read or view the websites.
Apparently this Chinese-style Internet censorship
is not new for Sheraton Hotels & Resorts. In 2006, Sheraton Atlanta Hotel proudly announced a deal to use SonicWALL content filtering service. They were employed by Sheraton to provide “an additional layer of security to protect against today’s most damaging Internet threats.”