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8 June 2016
Without electricity, communications via citizen media — a process by which citizens participate and influence their communities — cannot go far.
4 June 2016
In the middle of the presidential runoff campaign in Peru, cyber armies from both sides face off in a merciless battle online... and it appears Fujitrolls are in the lead.
27 May 2016
Journalist Khadija Ismayilova wins court challenge in Azerbaijan, Vietnam censors Facebook and Instagram in the face of protests and the Nigerian Senate throws out ‘anti-social media bill’
23 May 2016
The study also confirmed that all local Internet service providers using DNS (domain name system) blocking, technique through which domain name servers respond incorrectly to requests for a particular domain.
19 May 2016
10 May 2016
Mexico's Supreme Court has ratified the indiscriminate retention of metadata, allowing authorities to use real-time geolocation of mobile devices. But the battle in defense of privacy is far from over.
27 April 2016
"In a country with a serious democratic deficit and in which public officials are responsible for attacks on journalists and dissidents, these measures could be used to pursue uncomfortable opinions."
21 April 2016
Ecuador weathers a sudden mass Internet outage, insulting Tanzania's president proves costly, Twitter gets settled unsettlingly in China, and more.
15 April 2016
Cybercrime battles rage in Pakistan and Brazil, Italian regulators put a lid on Hacking Team, and Wikimedia loses copyright fight in Sweden.
13 April 2016
Following criticism, the Commission made some changes to the most controversial elements of the legislation. But a battle still lies ahead.