Stories about Internet governance
On the surface, China and Russia share much when it comes to digital governance. But their crackdowns on cyberspace also have important differences, says professor Maria Repnikova
Social media is faltering in Venezuela, throttled in Kazakhstan and back in action in Sri Lanka.
Media were quick to suggest that a bogus yoga ban story could be the first victim of the Russia's 'fake news' law.
"The law is frequently used by the powerful to silence dissent, and with more than 100 cases filed, its chilling effect on free expression is widespread."
"In situations where sharing information is vital, censorship can turn into a deadly phenomenon."
This defeats the purpose of a VPN, a technology used primarily to help people access censored websites.
With elections just days away, Ukraine faces disinformation, cyber attacks and further Russian interference
Ukraine may be home to “the most globally advanced case of computational propaganda.” How will this affect the presidential election?
The EU makes a final decision on copyright rules, Iraq considers a new cybercrime law, and internet activists in Kazakhstan, Egypt and Venezuela face legal threats.
The bill prescribes lengthy prisons sentences, including life imprisonment, for speech-related offences.
With Ye's disappearance, the details of quiet agreements between his multi-billion dollar company and the Chinese government began to unravel.