Stories about Israel

Digital Citizen 3.5

Digital Citizen is a biweekly review of news, policy, and research on human rights and technology in the Arab World.

Digital Citizen 3.4

Digital Citizen is a biweekly review of news, policy, and research on human rights and technology in the Arab World.

Netizen Report: Indian Blogger Stuck Between Dubious Copyright Claim and Lousy Local Law

Internet access is decimated by war in Yemen, Hong Kong activists face arrest over alleged computer crime violations, and Snowden docs travel panda-to-panda in a new work by Ai Wei...

Digital Citizen 2.9

Digital Citizen is a biweekly review of news, policy, and research on human rights and technology in the Arab World.

Israel Struggles to Win “Hearts and Minds” in Media War on Palestine

Israeli social media strategist Niv Calderon is waging a war of words on Palestine. “There is a media war, and each citizen, each computer user, is a soldier,” he says.

As Rockets Rain on Gaza, Facebook Does Nothing to Stop Hate Speech Against Palestinians

A Facebook page featuring multiple posts in Hebrew calling for violence against Palestinians and Arabs has been active for three weeks.

In Case of Disconnection: Preparing Gaza for an Internet Shutdown

For days, rumors have abounded that Israel—which controls the telecommunications infrastructure of Palestine—plans to shut down the Internet in Gaza.  While thus far the rumors have proven false, various organizations...

Liberal Jewish Blogger Under Attack

Richard Silverstein, a liberal Jewish blogger, has come under attack from right wing nationalists and religious hard liners. In his blog Tikun Olam, Silverstein has posted a statement sent to...

For the first time in Israel – blocking Internet gambling websites

On July 2010 an article was published which received no proper attention so far – for the first time the Israeli police ordered Internet Service providers to block access to...

Israel – Another step in government restrictions on the Web

Two weeks ago, when police directive was published for the first time in Israel, instructing the Internet providers to block access to some gambling websites, the economic Committee  of the...

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