29 January 2014

Stories from 29 January 2014

Netizen Report: Terror Group Forces Internet Shutdowns in Somalia

In this edition we cover Al Shabab's attack on the Somali Internet, citizen surveillance schemes in Ukraine and India, and the UK's wayward new porn filters.

Coursera Blocked in Syria — by US Sanctions [UPDATE]

The US federal government that has forced Coursera and other Massive Online Open Course providers to block access for users in sanctioned countries such as Syria and Iran.

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