Stories about Protest from October, 2014
This week, protesters reject the Internet tax in Hungary, Italian wonks cook up a new Internet bill of rights, and malware menaces use Ebola paranoia to their own gain.
Since the beginning of the Umbrella Revolution, more than a dozen netizens in Hong Kong have been arrested and charged with "access to computer with criminal or dishonest intent."
Hong Kong's Journalists Battle Self-Censorship, Intimidation and Police Violence to Report Umbrella Revolution
Four independent news sites issued a joint statement condemning police for intentionally attacking reporters. Reporters at other outlets have had to deal with management's self-censorship for fear of angering Beijing.
GV Face: Alaa Abd El Fattah and Maryam Al Khawaja on Hunger Strikes, Jail-time, and Activism in Egypt and Bahrain
Hundreds of political prisoners are currently on hunger strike in Egypt and Bahrain.
Nearly all major pro-democracy organizing platforms and media sites have been knocked offline over the past ten days. And mainstream media hasn't said a word about it.
Taking video of protests? WITNESS compiles some tips for documenting protests and police violence both safely and ethically.
Two leading security experts explain the risks in using FireChat -- and offer some simple tips for digital safety in a protest environment.
Activists and security experts are working together to determine which tech tools can help protesters -- and which ones can leave them in danger.
Could Hong Kong really experience a mobile network shutdown? Officials say it's possible, but unlikely.
Protests persist in Hong Kong, Australia institutes Web-wide surveillance, and Egyptian and Saudi authorities prosecute gays (with the help of Grindr).