Stories about Tech & Tools from April, 2017
The arrest of a Moscow math instructor has raised questions about the safety of using internet anonymizers in Russia.
In an unusual broadcasting flub this week, Iran's official state media network cut off the live video feed of a reporter in mid-sentence, censoring election coverage.
Russia's media regulator has announced plans to block Zello, a mobile push-to-talk app that Russia's long-haul truckers are using to organize protests—including to coordinate an ongoing three-week strike.
Multiple web TV channels that had been broadcasting protests in Caracas have been inaccessible since the morning of April 7.
Many of the new users do not yet know how to differentiate between authentic sources and fake or malicious ones.
Along with pro-opposition websites, some media rights groups saw a sharp decline in traffic on the evening of the election.