Stories about Advocacy from August, 2015
Telegram has been complying with the Iranian government to block features, a cause for privacy concerns on a platform that boasts secure communication.
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Though Wikipedia has tried to circumvent Russian censors' demands to remove content, the Kremlin seems intent on blocking the website at all costs.
Wikipedia is trying something new in the fight against Russian censorship, and it might actually work.
"It is highly unlikely that this move is intended to achieve anything other than the shutting down of criticism."
Russian censors have blocked another YouTube video, although it did not violate any Russian laws. Instead, an offending user comment under the video caused Roscomnadzor to ban the page wholesale.
"Those who illogically write against religion in blogs are also extremists," said a high police official.
Pro-Kurdish and leftist media sites are among the 96 websites most recently blocked by Turkish authorities.
"We must never forget abuses of power today. You can suspend The Edge but you can't suspend truth!"
Iran's Press Supervisory have closed down 9 Dey, a hardline newspaper that has published dissenting views to the nuclear deal signed between Iran and the P5+1 countries, signed in Vienna on July 13. Iran shuts down hardline conservative weekly for criticising the nuclear deal pic.twitter.com/dMKJKKAcuK — Mehrzad Kohanrouz (@MehrzadBBC) August 3,...