Internet Monitor this week explains how Australian government officials are handling the recent census cyberattack, the nature of the Pokemon Go ban in Thai polling stations, how the International Olympics Committee cracks down on the use of videos of the Olympic events on social media, German authorities' beef with Facebook, and the planned increase of US military spending on cybersecurity.
Archive for August 2016
The Internet Monitor introduces four new widgets, including an animated global chloropleth map, a timeline, a value/trend chart, and an animated bubble chart.
Internet Monitor breaks down a ruling on algorithms from the Wisconsin Supreme Court, Netsweeper's law suit against Citizen Lab, the arrest of a Bahraini human rights activist, a Telegram hack, and a $65 million bitcoin theft.
This post explores studies focusing on sectarianism on Twitter that have emerged over the past couple of years. More specifically, it analyzes current research on the type of rhetoric employed by Twitter users, the demographics of these users, and potential influences on this rhetoric.