Stories about Tech Industry from July, 2014
China Monitors the Internet and the Public Pays the Bill
Experts say the billion-yuan “stability maintenance industry” is designed to help the government tighten its grip over public opinion online -- and to turn a profit.
Fear, Love and Iran's Favorite Internet Enemy (it's Facebook)
On July 13, eight young Iranians were dealt long prison sentences for their activities on Facebook. Activists both in and outside the country know little more about the case.
Blocking Facebook: A Hot New Trend in Southeast Asia?
More and more governments in Southeast Asia are becoming aggressive in their efforts to block Facebook, especially during crisis moments. Netizens should respond by remaining vigilant.
As Rockets Rain on Gaza, Facebook Does Nothing to Stop Hate Speech Against Palestinians
A Facebook page featuring multiple posts in Hebrew calling for violence against Palestinians and Arabs has been active for three weeks.