This week Internet Monitor explores Facebook's gun sale policies and how a Florida Congressman's post was deleted, automated censoring of terrorist content, how a Ukrainian writer got his start on Facebook, and the latest in censorship in Iran and Tanzania.
- Week in Review: June 29, 2016
- The Curious Case of Kurdistan's Internet
- Week in Review: June 22, 2016
- #IranVotes: Political Discourse on Iranian Twitter During the 2016 Parliamentary Elections
- The State of Queer Dating Apps in Homophobic Society: Empowerment, Danger, and Censorship
- Week in Review: June 15th
- Week in Review: June 8, 2016
- Announcing the Net Data Directory
Archive for June 2016
While most Iraqi internet users often suffer from a combination of lack of access and government censorship, the Kurds in the autonomous Kurdish region in Northern Iraq often fare far better. Why is the parity in internet access so great between the two regions?
This week the Internet Monitor takes a look at a change in Reddit's policy, a new way to use Blockchain, a change in Russia's internet censorship policy, an internet blackout in Algeria, and a new technology that could potentially prevent the spread of terrorist propaganda.
Iran's elections in February saw voters decisively sweep away one of the most conservative parliaments in the Islamic Republic's history, and deliver a fresh legislature far friendlier to President Rouhani's political agenda. But how was this victory won?
Queer dating apps connect members of the LGBT community in new ways, but also create new vulnerabilities and prompt censorship from some governments.
This week Internet Monitor explores the most recent updates on net neutrality in the US, how Singaporean government computers are going offline, the removal of pro-Palestinian content on Facebook and Twitter, and how Russian hackers are trying to learn more about Donald Trump.
This week Internet Monitor examines the "world's first list of terrorist journalists," arrests in both Laos and Iran, new custom Emojis from Twitter and the Anti-Defamation League's decision to place a new anii-Semitic symbol on its list of hate symbols.
Launching today: the Net Data Directory, a free, publicly available, searchable database of different sources of data about the Internet. Come explore!