Featured stories about Surveillance
Stories about Surveillance
16 March 2017
Censorship is up in France, China is censoring scientists (again), and Facebook tells developers to stop using network data for surveillance.
23 February 2017
New malware targets Iranian mac users, Facebook discloses some information about data-sharing with advertisers, and Cameroon’s regional Internet shutdown could cost the country millions.
21 February 2017
Almost six years after the regime's ousting, and despite having a constitution that grants all citizens the right to privacy, Tunisia's privacy law still do not meet international standards.
18 February 2017
2 February 2017
US border agents demand social media data from travelers, Venezuela arrests Bitcoin users attempting to get around currency devaluation, and Myanmar advocates push back on 'Big Brother' law.
27 January 2017
Pressured by civil society, Moldovan legislators debating whether to amend the flawed surveillance-enabling legal changes, called the "Big Brother" Law, or to demand a completely new proposal by the government.
22 December 2016
Global Voices Advocacy's Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.
21 December 2016
"The law's most serious shortcoming is in its giving too much power for authorities to make their own judgement whether certain actions may be deemed in violation of the law."
16 December 2016
"Mentioning 'Tanzania' and 'democracy' in the same sentence amounts to subjecting the term 'democracy' to ridicule."