This week, Internet Monitor covers the U.S. State Department's new Cuba Internet Task Force, digital rights organizations intervention in Cameroon's Internet shutdown, and Thailand pursuing lèse-majesté charges against an activist for sharing a BBC article.
This week, the Internet Monitor covers the Moscow protests for Internet freedom, Iran’s increased efforts to filter social media, Verizon’s flirt with net neutrality violations, and a Global Voices study on Facebook’s Free Basics.
This week, the Internet Monitor reports on possible Internet outages in Nigeria, Donald Trump’s pledge to bring Internet to rural America, Egypt’s increased blockages, and a Palestinian campaign for more Internet freedom.
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 describes a new community-governed Twitter alternative called Mastodon, Russia’s ban of political talk on LiveJournal, China’s censorship of sensitive photos on WeChat, and the introduction of new Internet privacy bills in state legislation.