This week, Internet Monitor takes a dive into the passage of Russia's right to be forgotten bill, President Obama's ConnectHome initiative, and more. Check it out for your weekly dose of news about Internet freedom and life online!
This week, Internet Monitor looks at China's draft cybersecurity law, reports of Samsung and Google blocking LGBT apps in South Korea, the United Arab Emirates' decision to deport an Australian Facebook user, and the recent seizure of Darkode.
This week, Internet Monitor checks out Facebook's username policies, Google's decision to scrub its search engines of "revenge porn," Iraq's recent Internet outage, Russia's banning of the Internet Archive, and the American Federal Communications Commissioner's controversial statement on human rights.
Muira McCammon talks to Nicko Margolies (Politwoops' Project Lead at the Sunlight Foundation), Arjan El Fassed (Director of the Open State Foundation), and Prof. Michael Beurskens (a Twitter researcher and intellectual property law lecturer based at the University of Bonn in Germany) about the recent Politwoops shutdown.
This week, Internet Monitor checks out Belgium's not so private problem with Facebook's privacy policies, what can no longer be read on Reddit, Pakistan's abandoned plan to tax the Internet, Chinese efforts to hack away at American federal employees' records, and Wikimedia's decision to encrypt all of its sites.
This week, Internet Monitor looks at the state of government-run surveillance efforts in France, the USA, and Paraguay; recent social media bans in Nauru; and a recent UN report on encryption and anonymity.