Project Dragonfly, Google’s Censored Search Engine for China, Has Been Terminated

Project Dragonfly, Google’s Censored Search Engine for China, Has Been Terminated

Google’s VP of Public Policy Karan Bhatia told the US Senate that the project has been terminated and employees working on it have been reassigned

Alex Brammer
By Alex Brammer
Virgin Media Mistakenly Overblocks Popular Image-Sharing Site Imgur

Virgin Media Mistakenly Overblocks Popular Image-Sharing Site Imgur

The UK ISP blocked the image-sharing site citing the presence of child abuse content

Alex Brammer
By Alex Brammer
Government of Jordan Bans Hit Video Game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds

Government of Jordan Bans Hit Video Game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds

On July 6 the Jordanian government banned the popular ‘battle royale’ game citing “negative effects” on citizens

Alex Brammer
By Alex Brammer
US Capitol Hill at night

There’s Too Little Outcry When a Government Blocks the Internet

For its own citizens’ safety, and for grand strategy’s sake, the U.S. government needs to up the pressure.

Sam Woodhams
By Sam Woodhams
Statue of Mao Zedong in Tianfu Sqaure, Chengdu, China

China’s Digital Imperialism: Shaping The Global Internet

Chinese companies have been exporting systems of censorship, surveillance, and control — in both technique and proprietary technology — to governments across the world.

William Chalk
By William Chalk
Life Without the Internet in Sudan

Life Without the Internet in Sudan

Since June 3rd, Sudan has been experiencing an almost-complete internet blackout with devastating effects on the lives of citizens.

Katherine Barnett
By Katherine Barnett
Tweet from NTV Uganda

Uganda’s Social Media Tax Is Stifling Its People

One year on, women, small businesses, and the country's unemployed youth have been hit the hardest by President Yoweri Museveni's social media tax

Samuel Okiror
By Samuel Okiror
Mauritania In Near-Total Internet Shutdown After Alleged Stolen Election

Mauritania In Near-Total Internet Shutdown After Alleged Stolen Election

Following a weekend of contentious presidential elections, Mauritania has gone almost completely offline

Alex Brammer
By Alex Brammer
Myanmar Orders Internet Shutdown During Rakhine State Violence

Myanmar Orders Internet Shutdown During Rakhine State Violence

The mobile internet shutdown was put in place on Friday 21 June and affects nine townships in the country

Rebecca Duff
By Rebecca Duff
Internet Restored in Ethiopia After a Week of Blackouts

Internet Restored in Ethiopia After a Week of Blackouts

Ethiopia’s only telecoms provider has restored access and apologized for the inconvenience

Charlotte Darrell
By Charlotte Darrell
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