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, Internet Monitor takes a look at the continued investigation into the Mexican government's alleged spyware usage against private citizens, Russia's demands of Telegram, and a coalition of social media companies to combat terrorism.
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, we cover Pakistan’s first death sentence for social media blasphemy, China’s reproach of its Internet censors, and Egypt’s crackdown of media and increased surveillance after its April terrorist attacks.
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.
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, 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.