This week, Internet Monitor looks at China's draft cybersecurity law, reports of Samsung and Google blocking LGBT apps in South Korea, the United Arab Emirates' decision to deport an Australian Facebook user, and the recent seizure of Darkode.
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- The Story of a Twitter API that Went Awry: Deciphering the Politwoops Shutdown
- Week in Review: June 17, 2015
- UN Report on Encryption and Anonymity: What You Should Know
- The Turkish Museum of Crimes of Thought: Explaining Laws & Freedom to Netizens
- Week in Review: June 10, 2015
Archive for 2015
This week, Internet Monitor explores the politics of Russia's "right to be forgotten" bill, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's initiative to bring technology and innovation to India, and British Prime Minister David Cameron's call to end strong encryption (which we hear could "ruin the internet").
Wikileaks is in the midst of releasing hundreds of thousands of Saudi government documents. Internet Monitor looks at the implications of the work of independent news organizations and civil society across the region to make sense of these documents.
This week, Internet Monitor checks out Facebook's username policies, Google's decision to scrub its search engines of "revenge porn," Iraq's recent Internet outage, Russia's banning of the Internet Archive, and the American Federal Communications Commissioner's controversial statement on human rights.
North Korea blocks Instagram, the Cuban government announces plans to expand internet access next month, Australia passes an anti-piracy bill, and more, in our Week in Review.
Muira McCammon talks to Nicko Margolies (Politwoops' Project Lead at the Sunlight Foundation), Arjan El Fassed (Director of the Open State Foundation), and Prof. Michael Beurskens (a Twitter researcher and intellectual property law lecturer based at the University of Bonn in Germany) about the recent Politwoops shutdown.
This week, Internet Monitor checks out Belgium's not so private problem with Facebook's privacy policies, what can no longer be read on Reddit, Pakistan's abandoned plan to tax the Internet, Chinese efforts to hack away at American federal employees' records, and Wikimedia's decision to encrypt all of its sites.
Tomorrow, David Kaye, the UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and speech, will present a report on encryption and freedom of expression to the Human Rights Council. Here's what you should know about the report and why it matters.
Internet Monitor goes on a field trip to the Museum of Crimes of Thought, a virtual effort to explain the Turkish penal and legal system to netizens far and wide.
This week, Internet Monitor looks at censorship on the 26th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, the case of a Saudi Arabian blogger's arrest, and more.