Week in Review: February 9, 2018

by Dan Bateyko

This week in review, Internet Monitor covers Internet Society’s snapshot of post-hurricane Caribbean connectivity, a Russian human rights group's report on Russian Internet content controls, and Cambodia’s block of The Cambodia Daily’s website.

Is Cambodia’s latest defamation ruling suffocating online expression?

by mayukh sen

Rupert Winchester, a British national, has been working as a journalist in Cambodia since 2011. Since he's gotten to the country, he's often cross-posted more long-form versions of his journalistic articles on his personal blog. One of his blog posts has now made him the target of a thorny defamation ruling – one that is raising questions about the landscape for online free expression in the country.