The Digital Imprimatur - Definition from the Hotspot Shield Glossary

This is an online article published by John Walker in September 2013 that aims to discuss internet censorship and explains how the internet will experience increasing amounts of censorship in the future.

The writer has a pessimistic outlook on the future of the internet and the freedoms people enjoy on it; the explosion of the internet and the widespread global communication and availability of access to media that it brought is now eclipsed by a consumer based internet, and governments and organizations who attempt to seize control and push their products, views and rules onto the public. The article also discusses various aspect of the internet such as Digital Rights Management, Micropayments, Digital Certificates and Firewalls, and how all of these have an effect on our privacy whilst online.