Iyad El-Baghdadi, who played a key role in social media activism around the Arab uprisings, was deported from the UAE April. Until last week, little was known of his fate.
This week, protesters reject the Internet tax in Hungary, Italian wonks cook up a new Internet bill of rights, and malware menaces use Ebola paranoia to their own gain.
The bill popularly known as #LeyChavez would regulate the use of information technology in the workplace. But how invasive is the bill?
The move to forbid ISIS’s media content joins a trend of growing Internet surveillance and censorship in Russia, but the feasibility of weakening ISIS by targeting social media is questionable.
Private conversations involving ministers brings into focus issues of privacy not only for government leaders, but for the general public.
Users with similar names and similarly scant Internet histories have made intellectual rights claims against two YouTube videos that cast a negative light on presidential candidate Aécio Neves.
Global Voices Advocacy invites community members and partners to submit essays on the impacts of Internet policies on local communities around the world.
This week, Tweeps are under threat (and worse) in Latin America and Turkey, China’s anti-rumor campaign continues, and the secret about Whisper (it's not that safe) is out.
Since the beginning of the Umbrella Revolution, more than a dozen netizens in Hong Kong have been arrested and charged with "access to computer with criminal or dishonest intent."
Numerous Twitter users have been detained by Venezuelan police in recent weeks, all on accusations linking them to the assassination of Socialist Party Deputy Robert Serra.