Stories from April, 2015
"Thanks to social media it has become possible and even trendsetting to publicly question the Communist Party’s legitimacy."
In an article for online magazine Digital Rights: Latin America & The Caribbean, No.21, Argentinean lawyer Valeria Milanés explains that even though the United States is a world leader in data processing, it...
Threatened online by different Syrian factions, Global Voices author Asaad Hanna was last night stabbed four times in his home in Istanbul, Turkey. He is now recovering.
"Why is there just a single—and poorly functioning—Internet service provider for Ethiopia’s 90 million people? We know better than to ask this of public officials."
Last week, the Dutch capital of government, the Hague hosted “Cyberspace Week”, an international event intended to prioritize discussions about security, safety, and Internet policy at large. All the while, a giant...
"I will not keep quiet. How can I be neutral, even my pen has a stand!"
Leading opponents of the legislation from civil society say they will take the government to court if the president signs the bill into law.
More than 67,000 user accounts have been deleted due to a new rule that prohibits screen names and profile pictures that threaten national security, destroy ethnic unity, or defame others.
This post is the first in a series exploring the different ways in which artists face censorship online. Our base will be the experience of Venezuelan artist Erika Ordisgotti.
Spring has sprung and lawsuits are in full bloom! New Zealand ISPs brace for legal challenges over VPNs and Facebook is facing multiple lawsuits concerning user privacy.