Stories about Regulation from March, 2017
Iranians See Arrests and Intimidation of Telegram Administrators and Journalists Ahead of the Elections
Revolutionary Guards have previously attempted to limit Telegram's free flow of information with arrests for immoral or obscene content. This is the first time crackdowns have focused on political affiliation.
South Africa's Minister of State Security announced that his government is contemplating regulating social media to counter false narratives and the spread of fake news.
Philippines Offers Media Credentials to Bloggers — But Some Suspect State is Trying to Control Online Content
"when analyzed [in accordance with the guidelines]....it becomes clear that contrary views are unacceptable lest they be misinterpreted as provocative."
The government suspended guidelines that forbid civil servants from speaking to the press without permission from their superiors.