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30 June 2015
GV Advox team members spoke with Adam Fisk, the founder and software developer behind Lantern, and Maryam Abolfazli, the Chief Operating Officer behind Lantern to learn more about their tools.
23 June 2015
A new website created by Russian advertising executives asks Russian users to imagine what search engines will look like in 2018—if the “right to be forgotten” bill becomes law.
17 June 2015
Internet access is decimated by war in Yemen, Hong Kong activists face arrest over alleged computer crime violations, and Snowden docs travel panda-to-panda in a new work by Ai Wei...
Only one Russian lawmaker voted against the new draft law, with other members of parliament overwhelmingly supporting the "right to be forgotten" regulations for search engines.
12 June 2015
Local legal experts suspect that authorities are exploiting Hong Kong's cybercrime laws in an effort to suppress political speech online.
11 June 2015
10 June 2015
Experts debate the ethics of WikiLeaks bounty for TPP documents, Macedonian activists discover broad-based wiretapping programs, and China censors numbers on the anniversary of Tiananmen.
5 June 2015
In the words of Wole Soyinka, “books and all forms of writing are terror to those who wish to suppress the truth.” Befequadu is in jail because he writes.
4 June 2015
Ellery Roberts Biddle, Mohamed ElGohary, Weiping Li, Hae-in Lim, Tetyana Lokot, Kevin Rothrock and Sarah Myers West contributed to this report. Global Voices Advocacy's Netizen Report offers an international...
3 June 2015
The launch of the "Internet Police Inspection and Law Enforcement" program implies a more coordinated effort in the incrimination of online speech.