· January, 2011

Stories about Advocacy from January, 2011

31 January 2011

Campus Free Speech: University of Massachusetts’ Policy Criticized

Free speech issue is a hot button issue on campuses in the United States, and a post at Huffington Post has re-ignited the debate once again. In 2009, we talked...

29 January 2011

Cyber “long war” continues in Iran

The past few weeks have seen attention focused on Tunisia and Egypt in hopes of understanding what role, if any, information and communications technologies (ICTs) are playing in the recent...

28 January 2011

Internet Security Savvy is Critical as Egyptian Government Blocks Websites, Arrests Activists in Response to Continued Protest

As we've seen in Iran and Tunisia, social networking tools have given activists in authoritarian regimes a powerful voice, which can be heard well beyond their own country. But the...

20 January 2011

Iran's Cyber Police, Geography, and the Psychological Denial of Service

National Public Radio reports that Iran is planning on dispatching “cyber police” across the country with General Ahmadi Moghaddam stating that “There is no time to wait” in deploying the...

13 January 2011

Is the Tunisian internet censorship regime shutting down?

Following persistent widespread protests in Tunisia in recent days and the impending general strike tomorrow, Tunisian President Ben Ali held a speech on the state television chanel Tunisie7 this evening...