Slack Bans Iranian Academic Living in Canada Because of Sanctions
An Iranian academic says Slack banned him from the communication platform due to US sanctions. But the academic does not live in Iran; he’s in Canada.
Iran's New Internet Minister Isn’t Delivering on Internet Freedom Promises
The Rouhani administration seemed to be expanding internet access, but the threat of censorship remains strong.
The UN Would Really Appreciate It if Countries Stopped Turning Off the Internet
The latest UN internet resolution makes internet access and freedom of expression online a human right, and a lot of countries aren’t happy about it.
Iran’s ‘National Internet’ Offers Connectivity at the Cost of Censorship
Human rights group Article 19 produced a new report looking at Iran’s ongoing investment in its own “clean” internet.
FIFA's Child Trafficking Problem
The rampant, semi-secret trafficking of young players is a big problem in big-time soccer. Not that you'd be able to tell from FIFA's non-response to it.