Stories about Privacy from November, 2015
Global Voices’ Hisham Almiraat Faces Trial in Morocco
Hisham Almiraat, a long-time author and community leader at Global Voices will face trial in Morocco this week on charges of "threatening the internal security of the State."
Russia Changes Its Mind, Asks Twitter to Store Russian User Data Locally
Previously, Roscomnadzor had said Twitter was exempt from the norms of the data localization law as the kind of user data Twitter collects did not qualify as “personal information."
On Net Freedom Report in Africa, The Gambia Scores Poorly
The Gambia, the tiny West African state, is the second worst when it comes to internet freedom in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Digital Citizen 3.9
Digital Citizen is a biweekly review of news, policy, and research on human rights and technology in the Arab World.
Facebook Vows to Improve Real Name Policy. But How Far Will They Go?
Facebook says it will make some small changes to the real name policy in an effort to help keep users safe, but there is still much more to be done.