Week in Review: July 20, 2016

by Grant Baker

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. 

Anonymous sets its sights on the World Cup

by joshstein

Anonymous has been vocal about its plans to disrupt the World Cup, pledging to target sponsors and the Brazilian government during the tournament. The group has stated that the massive audience provides a useful stage to protest the expense of the World Cup games—estimated at $14 billion—in a country where many citizens still lack access to basic services.