Latest posts by Netizen Report Team from May, 2015
The TPP battle continues, China’s “Weibo Inquisition” stumbles on a robot mix-up, and a pro-Kremlin think tank launches a “demon” social media monitoring system.
Global Voices Advocacy's Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world. Facebook’s Internet.org project seeks to “give the unconnected majority of the world the power to connect.” In cooperation with mobile carriers and telcos, the program provides mobile phone users...
This week saw the third killing of a Bangladeshi blogger in 2015. In other news, China and Russia conspire on cybersecurity, and Iran blocks women (and Justin Bieber) on Instagram.
While a few European countries are taking leaps ahead in this category, the United States is taking only baby steps towards curbing mass surveillance.