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13 November 2014
Jaw was released as students planned mass demonstrations to demand his freedom. The arrest of the young blogger and activist attracted substantial condemnation on social media.
12 November 2014
10 November 2014
The notion that Hungary is becoming an 'illiberal state' is nothing new. Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Hungarians are standing up to demand a real democracy.
30 October 2014
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.
17 October 2014
María del Rosario Fuentes Rubio volunteered as a contributor with Valor por Tamaulipas (Courage for Tamaulipas), a citizen media platform that allows users to file anonymous reports on violence.
In Russia, where the online space for independent media is fast shrinking, the prospect of ending net neutrality and filtering Internet content poses significant dangers.
15 October 2014
14 October 2014
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.
8 October 2014
This week's report looks at cyber attacks in Hong Kong, mass surveillance in Egypt and Colombia's upcoming "digital portfolio" system that will house all citizen data under one roof.