· January, 2014

Stories about Privacy from January, 2014

Monitoring the Russian Internet for Big Bucks

The Russian Federal Protective Service is asking software developers to design a system that automatically monitors the country’s news and social media, producing reports that study netizens’ political attitudes.

Hong Kong 2013: A Burgeoning New Media Sector and a Backward Government

Despite legal and technological barriers, new online media projects pushing making big waves in the push for transparency, accountability, and fundamental freedoms in Hong Kong.

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Stories about laws/policies/practices (by governments or companies) that affect the universal right to privacy in any way, negative or positive. Some of these stories may overlap with the surveillance category, but others will not.


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