Stories about Internet governance
8 October 2015
Lebanon arrests two over Facebook posts, Venezuela blocks Bitcoin sites in crusade against foreign currency, and the EU takes 'Safe Harbor' away from US tech companies.
2 October 2015
"The single benefit is to the government and security agencies. They will be able to secretly wiretap, filter, and censor everything that is sent and received by every Internet user."
1 October 2015
The leak by Anonymous International reveals plans for the concept of a “national information platform” in Russia, which effectively describes the creation of an alternative Russian Internet.
29 September 2015
"The [Occupy Central] movement suggests that both the Internet and Hong Kong are at a crossroads, that both cannot take its freedoms for granted," writes Lokman Tsui.
21 September 2015
7 September 2015
Limited to using one social network, an email service, and chat and video applications, Internet from Cuba's public WiFi hotspots is "expensive and short-lived."
24 August 2015
6 August 2015
While India's porn ban makes headlines, online harassment of Indian women has peaked. Meanwhile in Europe, Google balks at proposals to globalize the Right to Be Forgotten.
30 July 2015
"They just pick quarrels and fights all day long. Today vow to execute this and tomorrow execute someone else. Such patriotism is not loving one's country but hating one's country."
21 July 2015
Derakhshan, a former Global Voices writer, was incarcerated for six years for his blogging. His first English-language piece since his release criticizes the current state of the Internet.