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 Internet Monitor examines the case of a detained Brazilian Facebook executive, a new report by Privacy International, a ruling in Japan on the Right to Be Forgotten, French concerns over parents posting pictures of minors on Facebook, and the launch of the U.S. Defense Innovation Advisory Board.
This week, Internet Monitor checks out the future of the Brazilian Civil Rights Framework for the Internet (Marco Civil), Facebook's foray into outer space, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and Pew's latest study on how teens participate in online dating.
Baidu, China's largest search engine, has just expanded in Brazil. Some netizens have noticed, however, that Baidu's censorship tactics in mainland China have crossed the ocean to its Brazilian counterpart.
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.
In this week's #IMWeekly: new leaks reveal NSA collection of phone data even broader than previously thought, Iran arrests cyberactivists despite reform promises, Huawei to take its business elsewhere than US, and more!