Latest stories about Netizen Report
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.
10 July 2014
Last week, Facebook disappears in Myanmar (briefly), UK surveillance programs got gutsier than ever, and the UN voted to protect fundamental rights -- online and off.
2 July 2014
Researchers and activists are moving and shaking in Jordan, Thailand, and Canada - and the Free Software Foundation launches a new series of email security guides in seven languages.
26 June 2014
This week, Global Voices authors in Ethiopia and Tajikistan remain behind bars, the UK fesses up on social media spying, and Twitter goes a flutter in Russia and Pakistan.
18 June 2014
A scholar is detained in Tajikistan, social media gets the axe in Iraq, and China closes millions of “dirty” WeChat accounts.
11 June 2014
This report looks at social media surveillance and activist persecution in Egypt, censorship of videos about Tiananmen Square, and the total SMS ban in the Central African Republic.
4 June 2014
Netizen Report: China’s Censors Take on Google and Messaging Apps Ahead of Tiananmen’s 25th Anniversary
This week's report begins in China, where the government has blocked access to all of Google’s encrypted and unencrypted services in the country and announced a new battle against Internet messaging apps.