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On Feburary 11, Filipino activists and netizen groups renewed their opposition to the anti-cybercrime law which they described as a "dangerous measure that would legitimize cyber martial law in the country."
This week we look at gaming "addiction" in South Korea, political activist persecution in Vietnam, and Apple's first "transparency" report.
This week, we report on scary new Internet laws in Peru and Ecuador, blocked sites in Morocco and Tajikistan's all-in-one ICT "ethics code."
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11 July 2014
More and more governments in Southeast Asia are becoming aggressive in their efforts to block Facebook, especially during crisis moments. Netizens should respond by remaining vigilant.
11 June 2014
4 June 2014
Activists have launched a campaign to free local rapper El-Haqed, who was arrested under what they say are trumped up charges, while the state sponsors Justin Timberlake and Alicia Keys.
13 May 2014
Rodrigo Diamanti is the president and founder of “Un Mundo Sin Mordaza” (A World Without the Gag), the NGO behind the campaign “SOS Venezuela” and “Your voice is your power.”
12 April 2014
Yusuf Siyaka Onimisi was detained shortly after he posted a series of photos and eyewitness reports on an escape attempt by several members of the northern Nigeria-based Boko Haram.
11 April 2014
Cambodian netizens and human rights groups are speaking out against the government’s anti-cybercrime bill, which could lead to harsh penalties for online criticism, stricter Internet regulation, and social media censorship.
10 April 2014
@Ciaxon was allegedly detained after tweeting his eyewitness account of a shootout between Boko Haram terrorism suspects and state security that left 20 dead.
5 March 2014
Brunei will implement Sharia laws next month, disappointing many citizens and human rights groups. The sultan warned critics of possible prosecution if they continue to 'insult' the country's leaders
23 February 2014
21 January 2014
Ilham Tohti, founder of Uyghur Online and a moderate advocate for ethnic autonomy policy in China was arrested on January 15. Supporters are advocating for his release online.