· January, 2019

Stories about Advocacy from January, 2019

26 January 2019

Reports of internet blocks and media censorship as power struggle tensions escalate in Venezuela

Internet access is being blocked intermittently and radio stations are being censored as Venezuela's political crisis intensifies.

Russia's isolationist ‘sovereign internet’ bill worries experts and users alike

Experts have pointed to the colossal costs associated with building the infrastructure required, and lamented that this would only lead to further monopolization of the Russian internet provider market.

22 January 2019

Is Fiji’s Online Safety Act a ‘Trojan Horse’ for online censorship?

"The Act on the surface professes online ‘Safety’, while its vagueness on responsible free speech leaves the act open to being a Trojan horse for online ‘Regulation’ and censorship."