· May, 2015

Stories about Censorship from May, 2015

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Digital Citizen 3.0

  27 May 2015

Digital Citizen is a biweekly review of news, policy, and research on human rights and technology in the Arab World.

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Robot Commenters Accidentally Expose Themselves on China's Weibo Platform

  27 May 2015

Patrick Wong contributed to this post. Chinese netizens are having a good laugh over the mechanized missteps of government-controlled robot commenters, who have been criticizing messages sent by their own masters. A few weeks ago, a group of robots seized upon a congratulatory message posted on Weibo over a year...

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Digital Citizen 2.9

  18 May 2015

Digital Citizen is a biweekly review of news, policy, and research on human rights and technology in the Arab World.

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Amid “Intelligent” Censorship Discussions, Iran Affirms Facebook Will Remain Blocked

  15 May 2015

Discussions regarding the implementation of “intelligent” filtering have proliferated Internet policy within Iran. “Intelligent” filtering is a process whereby they filter select content on a social media platform, rather than the entire site. Our recent research covered the extent of this program on Instagram. In response to “intelligent’ filtering discussions,...

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