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 finds ways to delete oneself from the Internet, discusses Facebook’s fake news solutions, reports Internet bans during the election in Gambia, and covers the global attack launched by the Mirai botnet.
This week, the Internet Monitor discusses the denial of access to LinkedIn in Russia, the cautious expansion of Facebook’s Free Basics, the threat of communication applications to Internet freedom, and the potential launch of a fleet of SpaceX internet satellites.
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 post explores studies focusing on sectarianism on Twitter that have emerged over the past couple of years. More specifically, it analyzes current research on the type of rhetoric employed by Twitter users, the demographics of these users, and potential influences on this rhetoric.