Governments block the internet for a variety reasons, but often it is done to diminish political upheaval. Learn about how internet blackouts have a number of unintended consequences that ultimately hurt a country.
- Internet Blackouts Have Unintended Consequences
- Week in Review: July 28, 2016
- Announcing AccessCheck: A Real-Time Tool to Test Website Availability Worldwide
- Week in Review: July 20, 2016
- Week in Review: July 13, 2016
- New Widgets on the Dashboard: Bar Chart, Scatterplot, Percentage, and Speedometer
- Week in Review: July 8, 2016
Archive for July 2016
This week, Internet Monitor examines how the Russian government could be involved with the DNC email hack, the censorship of Facebook users posting pro-Kashmiri content, a new fine for using a VPN in the UAE, and Pakistan's new cybercrime bill.
Internet Monitor is excited to announce AccessCheck, a tool that lets you check in real time whether users in different countries can access different websites.
This week, Internet Monitor examines an online dump of TIME articles, the murder of a Pakistani social media celebrity, the role of the internet in Turkey's recent coup, Brazil's seemingly never-ending battle with WhatsApp, and a mobile internet shutdown in the Kashmir region.
This week, read about how Indian officials are blaming Facebook for a woman's suicide, how the Chinese government is trying to quiet the intensity of floods, the explosion of Pokemon Go, and much more!
The Internet Monitor dashboard has just released some new widgets! The bar chart, scatter plot, percentage, and speedometer widgets can help you better visualize your research interests.
This week Internet Monitor delves deeper into the implications of the Brexit, a nude photo scandal in Trinidad and Tobago, the UN's first resolution about Internet blackouts, the ways Turkey blocked social media in the wake of the attack on Ataturk Airport, and a new cyber law in China.