I am a researcher at Dublin City University, Ireland. I study protest, digital media and internet freedom in Eastern Europe and beyond.
Latest posts by Tetyana Lokot from February, 2015
Belarus is banning anonymizers, typically used to circumvent government censorship and reach online resources banned inside the country, including many of the opposition websites.
Even a retweet of an image or a republished post may cost Russian citizens unfettered access to the Internet—and often, their freedom.
"We went from having never received a request to receiving more than 100 requests for account information. We did not provide information in response to any," Twitter's report says.