Russia’s Digital Iron Curtain Is Starting To Take Shape
Sanctions, censorship, and digital roadblocks have dramatically changed how Russians use the internet since the invasion of Ukraine.
Sex Workers Explain Why the SAFE TECH Act Will Break the Internet
Congress is once again threatening the livelihoods and safety of sex workers with its latest attempt to reform Section 230.
Trump’s TikTok Crusade Makes US Censorship Look a Lot Like China’s
The US government is demonstrating that it is no better than the country it has long criticized for its vast censorship apparatus.
The Trump Administration Is Attacking Critical Internet Privacy Tools
Trump’s cronies are dismantling the organization that helped give birth to open source tools like Signal and Tor. For activists around the world, the results could be disastrous.
Here's What Happened in Iran While the Government Strangled the Internet
When fuel prices rose and Iranians protested, the government shutdown the internet for all but a select few. Iran just came back online.
Iran Turned Off the Internet to Shut Down Protests, and No One Knows When It's Coming Back On
Meanwhile, Iran seems to be testing its own national intranet, something authoritarian regimes are increasingly interested in.
After Google and Amazon Drop Anti-Censorship Support, Wickr Steps In
On Thursday, Wickr announced that paying, and soon free, users will be able to route their Wickr traffic through a network used to circumvent internet censorship, which could be useful for users in Iran, Russia, or perhaps China.
Iran Is Blocking the Internet to Shut Down Protests
Reports say mobile services like Telegram have been shut down as protests continue across the country.
Tech Companies' Transparency Efforts May Be Inadvertently Causing More Censorship
When should American companies comply with government censorship requests?
Pirate Bay Founder Is Offering Anonymous Hosting to Fight Government Censorship
Peter Sunde is giving Catalan independence activists free, anonymous hosting and domain names to avoid Spanish government censorship.