Stories from October, 2022
According to local media reports, police started rounding up members of the party and other attendees hours ahead of the scheduled rally.
Aimed to combat fake news and disinformation, the 40-article legislation passed by Turkey's parliament, is a threat to freedom of speech say critics of the bill.
"There is a fear of the knowledge of the computer security and cybersecurity community.”
"To provide coverage of the protests, citizen journalists stepped up do the job themselves. The result was a truer coverage of events."
"The music is a reflection of the environment. Change the environment and the music will be changed."
Keywords such as #Haidian, #Sitong bridge, #Beijing, and even #I-saw-it were censored on Chinese social media.
According to recently published research, the popular app TrueCaller is plagued with constant breaches and data security failures, and the company is avoiding regulations and taxes in India.
The Iranian government is attempting to silence the online and offline voices of women and all dissidents through a brutal and ongoing crackdown.
The flip side of regulating the internet is that this enables the state to mobilise itself and erase the existence of these communities and their identities from popular culture and discussion.
“...the culture of impunity in the country has made members of the press easy targets by vested interest groups who want to hide the truth.”
Advox research on data governance as a tool of digital authoritarianism is now in a report. Read an excerpt and download the full pdf.
In February 2022, the Federal Police delivered a partial report to the Supreme Court detailing the structure of “digital militias” coordinating attacks against rival politicians, democratic institutions, and the dissemination of "false news."