Stories from November, 2013
This week, mass surveillance-mania hits Nicaragua, Russian bloggers face detention merely for their retweets, and Google announces plans to appeal a filtering order on “Nazi” orgy pics.
Tens of thousands of Sina Weibo users are being punished for posting "personal attack comments" or re-publishing messages posted by other users. Welcome to China's ever-broadening battlefield of online censorship.
Security researchers have found evidence that FinFisher, the big bad wolf of spy technologies, is being used in Mexico. Local advocates are using these findings to bring legal action to...
Digital Citizen brings you the latest human rights and technology news from the Arab World. This month we look at activist persecution in Palestine, Saudi activists' Women2Drive campaign, and ongoing...
Macedonia releases one journalist and arrests another. Journalist Zoran Bozinovski was arrested in Serbia on November 7, 2013 on an Interpol warrant requested by Macedonian authorities.
On Saturday, November 9, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced publicly the government's decision to block several websites that track the unofficial price of foreign currency.
The Thailand government is proposing amendments to its already draconian Computer Crimes Act that would allow authorities to block websites without seeking court approval.
In August, the Chinese Community Party launched a campaign against unauthorized political commentary online -- according to a new study, the campaign is working.
This week we look at gaming "addiction" in South Korea, political activist persecution in Vietnam, and Apple's first "transparency" report.
Curated by our partners at WITNESS, a series of videos tell the story of a young separatist protester who activists say was killed by Moroccan forces while calling for the...