Netizen Report: Pro-Government Hackers and Constitutional Amendment Put Free Speech Under Fire in Ecuador
Facebook is back on in Bangladesh, Venezuela sees big changes (and Internet outages) on Election Day and Kazakhstan plans to spy on everyone.
Bangladesh accidentally shuts down the Internet, hip-hop gets the boot on Chinese streaming sites, and Twitter faces new data dilemmas in Russia.
Digital Citizen is a biweekly review of news, policy, and research on human rights and technology in the Arab World.
Lebanon arrests two over Facebook posts, Venezuela blocks Bitcoin sites in crusade against foreign currency, and the EU takes 'Safe Harbor' away from US tech companies.
The UAE lays down new, rigid prohibitions against foul language on WhatsApp, Russians assess the Kremlin's version of the "Right to Be Forgotten", and Bing hops on the encryption train.
Words from jailed bloggers past and present, and privacy on the red carpet.
Today, the Global Voices community released a statement condemning the imprisonment of bloggers, media workers and online activists from China to Bahrain.
On Human Rights Day, we remind the world of our many friends who have broken the silence of oppression by expressing their thoughts, asking questions, and thinking critically.
Governments in a growing list of nations have recognized that modern-day connectivity can prove a lethal challenge to their legitimacy and very existence.
If convicted, they will find themselves in the company of at least eighteen other journalists who have suffered the same fate. All remain in prison today.
Digital Citizen reviews news, policy, and research on human rights and technology in the Arab World. We begin this report with a tribute to fallen friend and colleague, Bassem Sabry.
Digital Citizen brings you the latest human rights and technology news from the Arab World. This edition looks at anti-terror measures in Algeria, Egypt, Tunisia and beyond that could threaten...
This week, the Web turned 25, the US government decided to relinquish control over key functions of the network, and the Internet made new "Enemies" in the US and UK.
This week, we look at allegations of public funding for Italian surveillance tech company Hacking Team, network interference in the Ukraine, and Facebook's likely new toy (drones!)
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.
In this edition we cover Al Shabab's attack on the Somali Internet, citizen surveillance schemes in Ukraine and India, and the UK's wayward new porn filters.
A statement released at the 4th Arab Bloggers Meeting participants, supporting the release of Razan Zaitouneh, a human rights lawyer and the co-founder of Syria's Violations Documentation Center.
Digital Citizen is a monthly review of news, policy, and research on human rights and technology in the Arab World. This is our first edition.
Global Voices Advocacy's Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world. This week we examine the "death" of Google Reader...
Most of this month’s report was researched, edited, and written by Rayna St, Nermeen Edrees, and Hisham Almiraat. After a YouTube trailer named “The Innocence of Muslims” sparked a widespread...