Stories from 1 October 2014
Protests persist in Hong Kong, Australia institutes Web-wide surveillance, and Egyptian and Saudi authorities prosecute gays (with the help of Grindr).
Are Iranians really more consumed by Facebook likes and online attention than they are with tangible problems within their own country? If so, they're not alone.
Given the popular frame in Russia that the United States is masterminding Hong Kong’s pro-democracy demonstrations, FireChat’s Moscow-educated co-founder is awkward for the pro-Kremlin press.
Dubbed the "umbrella revolution" in some media, protesters have withstood authorities' tear gas and pepper spray using umbrellas for protection.