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The news of two men being fined for using VPNs may serve as a wake up call to Chinese netizens.
Since they censored Telegram, Iranian officials have deployed aggressive measures in an effort to promote national messaging services.
In a new move aimed at tightening the state-imposed ban on the Telegram messaging app, the Telecommunications Company of Iran (TCI) temporarily rerouted Telegram app traffic in violation of domestic law in July 2018.In...
Iranian authorities announce plans to filter Instagram because of the evils of "Instagram celebrities". A few days later, the state broadcaster reveals the arrest of several "Instagram celebrities."
Journalists are being assaulted and have their equipment stolen, Nicaraguans’ Wi-Fi identifiers have been hacked.
Article 262 of Iran’s Islamic Penal Code dictates that “Anyone who swears at or commits qazf [slander] against the Great Prophet [of Islam]...shall be sentenced to the death penalty.”
The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in internet rights around the world.
Tech companies' one-size-fits-all approach to bot-hunting seems to have dragged a number of innocent victims in its nets.
Poor or disappearing network coverage during mass protest in Russia is not unprecedented, but now activists are saying the telecom companies are intentionally degrading the service quality on police's orders.
Some officials say Telegram is set to be blocked at the end of April. Although the app remains technically unfiltered at the moment, usage among Iranians is down.