Stories about Activism from November, 2013
Prominent Egyptian blogger and activist Alaa Abd El Fattah was arrested in Cairo late Thursday night. Supporters suspect the arrest took place under Egypt's new anti-protest law.
"Hello darling! Your beloved 404 is back." Activists fear that a new government agency, charged with investigating ICT-related crime, may usher in a new regime of surveillance and censorship.
The controversial bill seeks to impose tougher penalties for leaking national secrets. Critics fear it could curtail media freedom and the right to information.
A new amendment to Ecuador's penal code would obligate cybercafe owners to video surveil their customers and leave ISPs with hefty new data collection requirements.