This week, the Internet Monitor discusses the denial of access to LinkedIn in Russia, the cautious expansion of Facebook’s Free Basics, the threat of communication applications to Internet freedom, and the potential launch of a fleet of SpaceX internet satellites.
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.
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.
While most Iraqi internet users often suffer from a combination of lack of access and government censorship, the Kurds in the autonomous Kurdish region in Northern Iraq often fare far better. Why is the parity in internet access so great between the two regions?
This week the Internet Monitor takes a look at a change in Reddit's policy, a new way to use Blockchain, a change in Russia's internet censorship policy, an internet blackout in Algeria, and a new technology that could potentially prevent the spread of terrorist propaganda.
This week Internet Monitor explores the most recent updates on net neutrality in the US, how Singaporean government computers are going offline, the removal of pro-Palestinian content on Facebook and Twitter, and how Russian hackers are trying to learn more about Donald Trump.
This week Internet Monitor examines the "world's first list of terrorist journalists," arrests in both Laos and Iran, new custom Emojis from Twitter and the Anti-Defamation League's decision to place a new anii-Semitic symbol on its list of hate symbols.
This week Internet Monitor delves into the story of a lost cat in Chechnya, the European Commission's latest policy changes towards "online platforms," and the status of the Internet Assigned Number Authority.