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1 December 2014
4 November 2014
15 October 2014
Netizen Report: From Egypt to the EU, Calls for Social Media Censorship in Name of National Security
This week we look at spying and mobile security from the UK to Bahrain, along with original testimony from an imprisoned member of Ethiopia's Zone9 blogging collective.
13 October 2014
“These governments will take advantage from this directive. Powerful people will be able to hide disgraceful actions for their own e-reputation," says Tunisian Internet advocate Dhouha Ben Youssef.
10 October 2014
2 October 2014
Bahrain's most prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab is back in jail for his tweets, for the third time.
24 September 2014
This week we look at mounting threats to digital activists in Bahrain and Iran, blogger crackdowns in Crimea, and surveillance in Singapore, FinSpy-style.
22 September 2014
In a "cameras everywhere" world, we must pay close attention to the decisions platforms like YouTube that are often responsible for deciding what we see -- and what we don't.
18 September 2014
15 September 2014
Prominent Egyptian activist and blogger Alaa Abd El Fattah was released on bail today but the road to justice is a long and bumpy one, says netizens.