This week Internet Monitor examines the "right to disconnect" in France, an Indonesian company that removed LGBT-themed emojis from its webpage, the state of social platforms in Ankara after the latest bombing, a new GIF search function on Twitter, and rising tensions between the U.S. Department of Justice and Apple over encryption.
This week Internet Monitor examines ongoing tension between Facebook and the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), a visit by a group of European politicians to Saudi Arabia, Twitter's decision to shut down 125K accounts, and Facebook's removal of the "Ice Cream" painting.
The first time I heard about Berkman, I was in eastern Turkey, teaching English to civil aviation university students and trying my best to immerse myself in Turkish culture and language. When the Turkish Prime Minister blocked YouTube, I didn't...
This week, Internet Monitor reflects upon David Bowie's death, a recent ruling by the European Court of Human Rights, the brief detention of a Saudi human rights activist and ongoing tension between the Turkish government and Twitter.
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.
Internet Monitor, a project of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, is delighted to announce the publication of “Openness and Restraint: Structure, Discourse, and Contention in Saudi Twitter,” the eighth in a series of special reports that focus on key events and new developments in Internet freedom.