Stories from April, 2017
"Almost 30,000 people were watching the VPITV broadcast on YouTube when the Bolivarian National Police took the cameraman."
"Human rights violations don't have a time limit...Record for the future, when there will be democracy."
LiveJournal bans "political solicitation" in Russia (its new home), Google contemplates a return to China, and Bangladesh's telecom regulator rejects a proposed Facebook bedtime ban.
Lawmakers in the St. Petersburg area want to purge online social media of all children under the age of 14, and eliminate Internet anonymity.
Since August 2014, residents of the Leabnese northeastern border town of Arsal have been without access to mobile internet.
LiveJournal releases a new user agreement, revealing what steps it's taking to adjust to its new existence as a blogging platform in full compliance with Russia’s stifling Internet laws
Many of the new users do not yet know how to differentiate between authentic sources and fake or malicious ones.
Along with pro-opposition websites, some media rights groups saw a sharp decline in traffic on the evening of the election.
The poem was posted on Facebook on World Poetry Day — but its verses were not welcomed by everyone.
Judge Sergio Moro later reversed his decision, but the action highlighted the weakness of the legal protection mechanisms of citizen journalists in Brazil.
The build up to #Armvote17 showcased a sample of the online tactics favoured by modern-day vote manipulators.