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25 November 2015
20 August 2015
Censorship spikes in Turkey and Tunisia, net neutrality takes a hit in Mexico, and Germany puts food porn under copyright lock-and-key.
13 August 2015
11 August 2015
"To demand action and accountability from the state, Rilwan’s well-wishers started the #FindMoyameehaa campaign – the first of its kind in the Maldives."
7 August 2015
"How many more bloggers must be murdered before the government acts decisively to stem the violence and impunity?"
India's overreaching ban on pornography sites was lifted less than a week after it was laid down, in the wake of heavy criticism. But the mockery of government continues.
6 August 2015
One Facebook user threatened to choke her. Two days later, on August 4, Inji Pennu's Facebook account was suspended.
3 August 2015
"What the **** are community standards if they cannot take down a page purely abusive in nature, harassing a woman using her photos and other personal details?"
29 July 2015
The Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world. A recent executive decree from Peru’s government compels all telecommunications companies...
10 July 2015
"They are [attacking] bloggers because the Internet penetration is still low in the country and they want to silence freedom of speech that exposes their narratives and political message."