Hong Kong Court Bans Online Messages Deemed to Incite Violence

Hong Kong Court Bans Online Messages Deemed to Incite Violence

Hong Kong’s Secretary for Justice has successfully implemented a ban on messages which promote violence on social media platforms like Telegram or LIHKG

Liam Mullally
By Liam Mullally
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Github Removes Catalan Independence Protest App Following Spanish State Takedown Order

This comes after a Spanish judge order to block Tsunami Democràtic's website

Charlotte Darrell
By Charlotte Darrell
Contesting the Legality of Internet Shutdowns

Contesting the Legality of Internet Shutdowns

As the number of internet shutdowns around the world continue to rise, so do the legal challenges made against them.

Sam Woodhams
By Sam Woodhams
Image of PornHub on a laptop computer

UK Government Ditches ‘Porn Block’ Plans After Years of Delay

There are new plans for the Online Harms White Paper instead

Charlotte Darrell
By Charlotte Darrell
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Iraq Government Blocks Social Media Amid Unrest UPDATE: 75% of Nation Under Total Internet Blackout

Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, and Instagram have been blocked

Charlotte Darrell
By Charlotte Darrell
Internet freedom rally in Moscow, October 2019

Russia Begins Local Tests of Deep Packet Inspection Filtration

Ahead of “Sovereign Internet Legislation,” which will come into effect on 1 November 2019, Russia has begun trialling DPI Filtration in the Ural Region

Liam Mullally
By Liam Mullally
Photo of Tahrir Square government building at night

Major Egyptian ISPs Block News and Social Media Websites Amid Unrest

Telecom Egypt and Raya have blocked access to BBC News, Facebook, and other websites

Charlotte Darrell
By Charlotte Darrell
Screenshot of Wikipedia homepage

Turkish High Court Considering Wikipedia’s Appeal Against Ban

The ban has been in place since April 2017

Charlotte Darrell
By Charlotte Darrell
New Study Suggests Major European ISPs Blocking BitTorrent Traffic

New Study Suggests Major European ISPs Blocking BitTorrent Traffic

A new study suggests that several major ISPs are blocking BitTorrent traffic on mobile networks

Alex Brammer
By Alex Brammer
Hong Kong ISPs Write Open Letter Against Internet Restrictions

Hong Kong ISPs Write Open Letter Against Internet Restrictions

The ISPs have preempted attempts to repress the internet during Hong Kong’s historic pro-democracy protests

Alex Brammer
By Alex Brammer
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