This week, the Internet Monitor investigates the Senate’s vote to remove FCC privacy rules, Amazon’s $150 million typo, an emerging cellphone giant in India, a sex offender’s challenge to Internet restrictions, the court’s rejection of live TV on the Internet, the new IBM and Wanda partnership in China, Facebook filters for nudity and violence, blocking Pinterest in China, and the open-source LinkedIn tool Flashback.
This week, the Internet Monitor learns about the State of the Internet from Akamai, the use of machine learning in Alphabet’s Project Loon, the AT&T and China Mobile deal, the rollback of privacy rules in the FCC, and the arrival of 5G in 2020.
This week, the Internet Monitor catches up on VPN blocks in China, tracking internet censorship with Ooniprobe, the Internet shutdown in Cameroon, FCC removals of ISPs from federal low-income broadband subsidies, and the discontinuation of Alphabet’s Titan Internet-Drone project.
This week, the Internet Monitor reports on Google’s Internet Deal with Cuba, the Internet Sales Tax in Colorado, archiving the Internet in Canada, Canada’s declaration of Internet as a basic service, and Thailand’s amendments to the Computer Crime Act (CCA).
This week, the Internet Monitor covers the October DDoS attack and the growing threat of unsecure IoT devices, the new cybersecurity law in China that will reduce security and potentially expose personal information of users, the risk of hacking the U.S. presidential election, and the FCC privacy laws that protect user data from broadband providers.
Internet Monitor this week explains how Australian government officials are handling the recent census cyberattack, the nature of the Pokemon Go ban in Thai polling stations, how the International Olympics Committee cracks down on the use of videos of the Olympic events on social media, German authorities' beef with Facebook, and the planned increase of US military spending on cybersecurity.
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 week, Internet Monitor examines how the Russian government could be involved with the DNC email hack, the censorship of Facebook users posting pro-Kashmiri content, a new fine for using a VPN in the UAE, and Pakistan's new cybercrime bill.
This week, read about how Indian officials are blaming Facebook for a woman's suicide, how the Chinese government is trying to quiet the intensity of floods, the explosion of Pokemon Go, and much more!
This week Internet Monitor explores Facebook's gun sale policies and how a Florida Congressman's post was deleted, automated censoring of terrorist content, how a Ukrainian writer got his start on Facebook, and the latest in censorship in Iran and Tanzania.