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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.
4 January 2014
21 December 2013
Zambians are being forced to register their mobile phone SIM cards with their real name and other identifying information. What will this mean for user privacy?
27 November 2013
Japan's House of Representatives passed the controversial State Secrecy Protection Bill on Tuesday, November 26 despite criticism from journalists and human rights advocates.
6 November 2013
This week we look at gaming "addiction" in South Korea, political activist persecution in Vietnam, and Apple's first "transparency" report.
30 October 2013
23 October 2013
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."
16 October 2013
In this week's report, officials in Russia pooh-pooh state search engine Sputnik.ru, Azerbaijan reveals the presidential elections results before voting begins, and a new UK crime unit goes after torrent websites.
9 October 2013
In this week's report, surveillance abounds: new Guardian leaks reveal that the NSA is targeting users of the Tor online anonymity network, Zimbabwe introduces a new SIM card registration rule, and Russia beefs up on digital surveillance tools ahead of the Sochi Olympics.