internet censorship

internet censorship

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.
Joseph Cox
8.23.18
internet censorship

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.
Ankita Rao
1.1.18
Op-Ed

Tech Companies' Transparency Efforts May Be Inadvertently Causing More Censorship

When should American companies comply with government censorship requests?
Jillian York
12.8.17
Las Vegas Shooting

Facebook, Twitter, and Google failed to stop fake news after Vegas shooting

Noah Kulwin
10.2.17
internet freedom

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.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.18.17
extremism

American neo-Nazis are flocking to Russian social media

Greg Walters
8.25.17
Technology

Spotify is cracking down on white supremacist and neo-Nazi music

Noah Kulwin
8.17.17
NORTH KOREA

North Korea's elite have really good internet access and use it for Facebook and porn

Greg Walters
7.26.17
china

China’s great internet firewall is now coming for WhatsApp

David Gilbert
7.19.17
nsa

Newly revived Wikipedia suit could reveal secrets of NSA surveillance program

Carter Sherman
5.24.17
Facebook

Leaked manuals show how Facebook decides if you see nudity or death

Leaked manuals show exactly how Facebook's 4,500 content moderators are trained to manually filter out extreme racism, misogyny, violence, pornography and other content deemed too disturbing for wider human consumption.
VICE News
5.23.17
ukraine

Ukraine bans Russian social media sites in an attempt to punish the Kremlin

Christian Borys
5.18.17
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