This week, the Internet Monitor takes a look at censorship on Weibo during the 28th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests, a “day of action” by major U.S. websites for net neutrality, Ethiopia’s recent Internet blackout, and Theresa May’s proposed social media backdoor for the U.K. police.
This week, the Internet Monitor gets the 4-1-1 on the scope of Internet shutdowns in India and around the world, discusses the future of free speech on the Internet, covers the UK’s digital counterterrorism strategy, and recommends investing in a VPN.
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.
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 checks out a blimp that floated over Tel Aviv, trolling in the comments, U.S.-China relations (and by extension, the touchy subject of Internet filtering), and the case of Lauri Love.
This week, Internet Monitor examines the 2nd World Internet Conference; a controversial parody website; a recent agreement between Google, Twitter, and Facebook on how to handle hate speech in Germany; lèse majesté in Thailand; and the Internet Tax Freedom Act.
This week, Internet Monitor gives you updates on Australia's virtual passport pilot program, a Russian torrent site's problems, Twitter's controversial heart, and the publication of the British Draft Investigatory Powers Bill.
This week, Internet Monitor reflects upon the closing of Google Moderator, YouTube's copyright woes in Russia, the latest partnership between the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA) and the Cabinet Office of the United Kingdom, Turkey's most recent Twitter ban, and the state of Snowden.
This week, Internet Monitor explores the politics of Russia's "right to be forgotten" bill, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's initiative to bring technology and innovation to India, and British Prime Minister David Cameron's call to end strong encryption (which we hear could "ruin the internet").