Stories from 4 February 2015
While Thailand and Singapore press for broader surveillance powers, Ecuadorian social media users take heat from their president and Macedonia says no to drones.
Spotify is leaving Russia in response to the economic crisis, the political situation, and the draconian Internet laws.
"Through Internet censorship and control we lose an ability to be our own secret human – the one we are when nobody is around."
Drone-made videos and photos were instrumental in demonstrating the size of a recent massive student protest, which has been called the largest student protest in Macedonia since independence.
The state of media freedom has progressively worsened in Bulgaria in recent years. In 2014 the country plunged 13 places on the Reporters Without Borders' World Press Freedom Index.