28 July 2014
A new order from the Thai military government bans "criticism of operations of the [Junta], its officials, or any related individual," among other things.
24 July 2014
Although unlikely, should Russia’s decryption project succeed, it could endanger millions of Internet users whose interest in online anonymity is far from nefarious.
Israeli social media strategist Niv Calderon is waging a war of words on Palestine. “There is a media war, and each citizen, each computer user, is a soldier,” he says.
23 July 2014
At the peak of summer, censorship is rising in SE Asia, African NGOs are drafting a regional Internet Rights declaration, and Europe is wrestling with Right-to-Be-Forgotten fallout.
The presiding judge ruled that while the review fell "within the scope of freedom of expression" its title was defamatory.
21 July 2014
On July 13, eight young Iranians were dealt long prison sentences for their activities on Facebook. Activists both in and outside the country know little more about the case.
18 July 2014
The nine bloggers and journalists, four of them Global Voices members, have rejected the charges and are preparing a defense for their August 8 trial.
Global Voices' community member Alexander Sodiqov is not a British spy. And #FreeAlexSodiqov is an international movement. This vigil - a month after his arrest - proves it.
The Facebook accounts of prominent Vietnamese activists have been suspended after being reported for abuse by suspected government supporters known as 'opinion shapers'.
16 July 2014
This week, Iranian Facebook users face major jail time, Google reverses its real-name policy, and lawyers, geeks, and librarians all say no to censorship in Turkey.