Stories about Surveillance from January, 2014
Another Internet crackdown looms in Russia, where the Duma is reviewing three new pieces of “anti-terror” legislation that could place hefty restrictions on the activities of websites and civil society.
The Russian Federal Protective Service is asking software developers to design a system that automatically monitors the country’s news and social media, producing reports that study netizens’ political attitudes.
While some Zambians scramble to register their SIM cards, others have discovered their registration information has gone missing.
With pro-government voices successfully dominating Weibo, WeChat has become the most important platform for public opinion making in mainland China.