Stories about Jordan

Digital Citizen 2.2

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

Digital Citizen 2.1

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

Digital Citizen 2.0

In this edition of Digital Citizen, a review of human rights and technology news in the Arab World, we look at threats to bloggers and online activists across the region.

Digital Citizen 1.9

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

“We Are Taking a Moral Stance Against Censorship”: Jordanian Website Defies Media Law

The website of Jordanian media advocacy platform 7iber was blocked for the second time last week. 7iber Editor Lina Ejeilat explains the group's opposition to the law behind the block.

Icing the Virtual Cake: Jordan's Draft Telecom Law

A newly proposed telecom law would give the Telecommunications Commission broad powers to criminalize and block various types of online content.

Digital Citizen 1.6

Digital Citizen brings you the latest human rights and technology news from the Arab World. This edition looks at Internet blackouts in Syria and Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, new cyber laws...

AB14: “We Must Stop Thinking That Technology Will Solve All of Our Problems”

The Arab Bloggers Meeting focused on working against censorship and surveillance, and the preservation of common bonds in a milieu that feels more and more fragmented each day.

GV Face: Live from the Arab Bloggers Meeting #AB14

GVers Advox Director Hisham Almiraat, GV MENA Region Editor Amira Al Hussaini, SMEX Co-Director Mohammed Najem and Berkman Fellow Dalia Othman share with us their insights from this remarkable event.

2013 in Review: A Fireside Chat with EFF's Jillian York and Eva Galperin

NSA and FinFisher and drones, oh my! Was 2013 the "worst year for Internet freedom" to date? Jillian and Eva discuss.

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