Stories about Regulation from January, 2014
Coursera Blocked in Syria — by US Sanctions [UPDATE]
The US federal government that has forced Coursera and other Massive Online Open Course providers to block access for users in sanctioned countries such as Syria and Iran.
Zambian Police Go After ‘Watchdog’ for Publishing Draft Constitution
Indy news site the Zambian Watchdog published a leaked draft of the nation's constitution -- police now say they will use "international legal provisions" to prosecute those behind the Watchdog.
Award-Winning Egyptian Activists Receive One-Year Suspended Sentence
A report from this week's trial of Alaa Abd El Fattah, Mona Seif, and other activists accused of arson in what appears to be a politically motivated case.
Lebanon: SMEX Tracks Web Filtering Through Research, Crowdsourcing
New research from Social Media Exchange shows web blocking data from Lebanon -- and invites users to join a crowdsourcing effort to learn more about blocking across ISPs.
Minister Offers $2000 Reward To Unmask Zambian Watchdog Editors
Bribes abound in the latest chapter of the battle between the Zambian government and the independent Zambian Watchdog news site.
Botched Bureaucracy Mars SIM Card Registration in Zambia
While some Zambians scramble to register their SIM cards, others have discovered their registration information has gone missing.